Chrissie Hynde

  • Aired:  06/05/14
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Rock legend Chrissie Hynde chats about being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and her status as a citizen of the world. (3:37)

>> Stephen: WELCOME BACKEVERYBODY, MY GUEST TONIGHT IS A

ROCK 'N' ROLL HALL OF FAMER. ANDI'VE BEEN TOLD SHE LIKES DOGS.

PLEASE WELCOME CHRISSIE HYNDE.

THANKS SO MUCH FOR COMING ON.

NICE TO HAVE YOU ON.

>> THANK YOU.

>> Stephen: I'M A BIG FAN.

WAS I RIGHT ABOUT THAT? DO YOULIKE DOGS?

>> YEAH THEY'RE OKAY.

>> Stephen: THE PEOPLE WHOMAY BE THE YOUNGEST OF

THE YOUNGSTERS OUT THERE, ANDDON'T KNOW YOU'RE BEST KNOWN

AS THE LEADER OF THE LEGENDARYPRETENDERS.

>> YEAH( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

>> Stephen: INDELIBLE ROCK'N' ROLL CLASSICS,

"MIDDLE OF THE ROAD," "BACK ONTHE CHAIN GANG."

>> AND MANY, MANY MORE.

>> Stephen: AND THEY CAN ALL BEYOURS FOR $9.99.

YOU'VE BEEN HONORED SO MANYTIMES.

THE ROCK 'N' ROLL HALL OF FAMEWAS THAT A HUGE DEAL FOR TO YOU

GET IN THERE?

>> I GUESS.

>> Stephen: CAN I SAY THAT'SVERY ROCK 'N' ROLL OF YOU TO

REACT THAT WAY.

YOU'RE FROM OHIO-->> IT'S KIND MAKING IT SORT OF

AN ESTABLISHMENT THING. THAT'SNOT REALLY WHY I GOT IN THE

GAME, SO.

>> Stephen: BUT IT'S AN AWARD.

AREN'T THE AWARDS WHAT WE'RE INTHIS FOR?

>> MOST PEOPLE ARE, YEAH.

>> Stephen: THE WORK IS NICE,BUT IF YOU DON'T GET AN AWARD

FOR IT, ALL YOU HAVE IS WHAT YOUCREATED.

>> THAT'S A FAIR WAY OF LOOKINGAT IT.

>> Stephen: THANK YOU.

>> MY DAD WAS VERY PROUD OF HISBOWLING TROPHIES, SO I HAVE TO

RESPECT THAT.

>> Stephen: WAS HE GOOD?

>> HE WAS GOOD, YEAH.

>> Stephen: DID HE EVER GOPRO?

>> NOT REALLY, NO.

HE COULD HAVE.

>> Stephen: SAD STORY.

( LAUGHTER )YOU'RE FROM OHIO.

AKRON, RIGHT?

>> YES.

>> Stephen: WE'VE HAD ONDEVO.

FRIENDS OF YOURS.

WE HAD THE THE BLACK KEYS, ALLFROM AKRON.

WHAT IS IT ABOUT AKRON THATMAKES PEOPLE ROCK SO HARD?

>> WELL, YOU KNOW, WE WERE THERUBBER CAPITAL OF THE WORLD.

>> Stephen: UH-HUH.

IS IT THE FUMES THAT GOT TO YOU?

>> IT WAS-- WELL, NO, WE ALSOHAD THE QUAKER OATS SILOS THERE.

YOU HAD THE BEST OF BOTH.

>> Stephen: YOU'RE VERYREGULAR.

YOU EVER-->> ARE YOU TRYING TO FLIRT WITH

ME?

( LAUGHTER ).

>> Stephen: A LITTLE BIT.

>> ALL RIGHT.

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ).

>> Stephen: CAN I GET TO THEBEEF I'VE GOT WITH YOU?

>> YES.

>> Stephen: YOU HAVE BEEN--YOU'RE FROM THE HEARTLAND OF

AMERICA.

>> ONE OF THE ORIGINAL 13STATES, YES.

>> Stephen: WHY HAVE YOU BEENIN ENGLAND FOR FOUR YEARS?

WHY HAVE YOU REJECTED LADYLIBERTY TO LIVE UNDER THE

TYRANNY OF A QUEEN?

>> WELL, I'VE GOT MY BANDTHERE.

AND I GO WHERE THE MUSIC IS. I'MSORT OF HAVE BAND WILL TRAVEL

AND THAT'S WHERE THEY LIVE.

>> Stephen: SO YOU'RE AMERCENARY--

>> YES.

>> Stephen: AND YOU DON'TCARE WHAT COUNTRY YOU'RE IN.

>> NO, I'M A CITIZEN OF THEWORLD.

I'M A HIPPIE, MAN.

>> Stephen: OH, REALLY. DIDN'TREALIZE THERE WERE ANY OF THOSE

LEFT. WELL, HIPPIE-DIPPY.

WOULD YOU PLEASE DO A SONG FORUS?

>> DO YOU COME ON TO ALL YOURGUESTS LIKE THIS?

( LAUGHTER ).

>> Stephen: NOT ALL OF THEM.

NOT ALL OF THEM.

I GOTTA SAY, NOT ALL OF THEMSHOW THIS MUCH SKIN.

JUST AND YOU MICHAEL STIPE.

I KNOW IGGY POP DID.

YEAH IGGY DID. ARE YOU GOING BYANY CHANCE TEAR YOUR TOP OFF AND

WRESTLE AROUND ON THE STAGE?

>> WELL.

>> DON'T KNOW.

HOW MUCH TIME HAVE YOU GOT?

LET'S FIGURE THAT OUT.

>> Stephen: WE MIGHT BE OUTFOR A LONG COMMERCIAL BREAK.

SO STICK AROUND.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK WITH APERFORMANCE BY CHRISSIE HYNDE

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