Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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AC/DC: Who Made Who [Atlantic, 1986]
The soundtrack to Stephen King's Maximum Overdrive is no best-of, not with Bon Scott shafted (the tired "Ride On") and two of the three new songs instrumentals. Still, one instrumental is showtime, the title tune is really a tune, "Hell's Bells" will give Christians fits, and sexual metaphors are kept to a minimum. I wish their only great work of art, the drum-hooked fucksong "You Shook Me All Night Long," wasn't buried on side one the way it's buried in Black in Black. But this is their most presentable collection nevertheless. B