Rick Cleveland - Billy Bob Thornton's Barn

Rick Cleveland's My Buddy Bill Season 1, Ep 0101 02/07/2008 Views: 195

Much to Rick Cleveland's delight, Bill Clinton invites him to Billy Bob Thornton's private recording studio. (3:56)

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WHICH IS ABOUT 30 MILESOUTSIDE OF LITTLE ROCK.

WHEN WE GET TOBILLY BOB'S PLACE,HE TAKES US INTO

HIS RECORDING STUDIO.IT'S IN A CONVERTED BARN

AND IT'S TRICKED OUTLIKE YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE,

WITH INSTRUMENTS AND AMPSAND RECORDING EQUIPMENT

AND THIS HUGEBEER CAN PYRAMID.

I TELL BILLY BOBTHAT I PLAY A LITTLE DRUMS,

SO HE SITS MEBEHIND THE DRUM KIT

AND HE AND ROGERPICK UP GUITARS

AND BILL GRABSA TENOR SAXOPHONE

AND WE SPEND THEREST OF THE DAY JAMMING.

BILLY BOB AND ROGER TRADING OFF,DOING THE VOCALS.

BILLY BOB SAYSWE SHOULD CALL OURSELVES

- THE "FOB'S."- [LAUGHTER AND APPLAUSE]

WE DO LYNYRD SKYNYRD'S"THAT SMELL"AND ZZ TOP'S "LAGRANGE."

AND THEN BILL PICKSCREDENCE'S "SUSIE Q."

AND THEN I GET TO PICK ONESO I PICK

QUEEN'S "UNDER PRESSURE."AND PRACTICALLY EVERY SONG WE DO

THERE'S ASAXOPHONE SOLO IN IT.

[LAUGHTER]

♪ [SAXOPHONE PLAYING TO QUEEN'S "UNDER PRESSURE"] ♪

♪ PRESSURE

♪ PUSHING DOWN ON ME,PUSHING DOWN YOU ♪

♪ NO MAN ASK FOR

♪ UNDER PRESSURE

♪ THAT BURNS A BUILDING DOWN

♪ SPLITS A FAMILY IN TWO

♪ PUTS PEOPLE ON THE STREETS

♪ UM BA BA BEUM BA BA BE ♪

♪ DE DAY DAOH, BABY ♪

♪ IT'S THE TERROR OF KNOWINGWHAT THIS IS WORLD IS ABOUT ♪

♪ WATCHING SOMEGOOD FRIENDS SCREAM ♪

♪ LET ME OUT

♪ PRAY TOMORROWGETS ME HIGHER ♪

♪ PRESSURE ON PEOPLE,PEOPLE ON THE STREETS ♪

♪ DE DE DAY

♪ [SAXOPHONE SOLO]

[APPLAUSE]

COUPLE OF HOURS LATER,AFTER THAT MOSTEXCELLENT JAM SESSION,

BILLY BOB ORDERS INFRIED CHICKENAND CORN ON THE COB

AND MASHED POTATOESAND HALFWAY THROUGH SUPPER,

ROGER LOOKS ATBILLY BOB AND GOES,

"SURE DO LIKE ME THESEMASH POTATERS, UH-HUH."

[LAUGHTER]

HE SAYS IT JUST LIKETHE CHARACTER BILLY BOB PLAYED

IN THE MOVIE SLING BLADE.AND BILLY BOB STOPS CHEWING

AND GOES,"WHAT DID YOU JUST SAY?"AND ROGER GOES,

"I SURE DO LIKE METHESE MASH POTATERS,

- UH-HUH."- [LAUGHTER]

AND BILLY BOB GOES,"THAT IS JUST [BLEEP] RUDE.

"THAT CHARACTER'S BASED ONSOMEONE I GREW UP WITH.

"I'VE KNOWN PEOPLEMY WHOLE LIFE WITHSPEECH IMPEDIMENTS

"AND IT AIN'T FUNNYTO SIT AROUND THE SUPPER TABLE

MAKING FUN OF THEM."AND ROGER GOES,

"I'M SORRY, MAN.I JUST REALLY LIKE THE WAYYOU DID THAT CHARACTER.

THAT WAS A GREAT MOVIE, MAN."AND BILLY BOB GOES, "THANK YOU."

BUT YOU CAN TELLHE'S STILL MAD AS HELL.

AND THEN OUT OF NOWHERE,BILL GOES, "HEY, BILLY BOB,

WHAT'S FOR DESSERT?"AND BILLY BOB GOES,

"CHEESECAKE."AND IT SUDDENLY HITS ME,

THAT BY CHANGING THE SUBJECTSO ARTFULLY, BILL HAS JUST

MADE PEACE BETWEENBILLY BOB AND ROGER,

JUST LIKE IN THE ROSE GARDENWITH RABIN AND ARAFAT.