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Dave Grohl is one of the biggest rock stars in the world, but even he needs a little help with getting to meet other rock stars. Good thing he’s friends with Paul McCartney, one of the biggest rock stars of all time.

Grohl recalled the time he met AC/DC in an interview with Tiny TV. Grohl explains the chance meeting happened following presenting at the Grammy Awards one year.

“I wasn’t performing at the Grammys. I was presenting an award or something,” begins Grohl. “I’m lucky to say that Paul McCartney is a friend, and I love him very much. As much as he’s a hero of mine, he’s also a very sweet man and a friend.”

Grohl continued, “And so he was in town too. And he called and said, ‘What are you doing after the Grammys?’ I said, ‘I think maybe me and Pat [Smear] and Taylor [Hawkins] are just gonna have dinner.’ And he said, ‘Do you mind if me and Nancy [Paul’s wife] come?’ I’m, like, ‘No. That’d be great.’”

Grohl then says, “So then he bumps into AC/DC in a hotel or something. And then they say, ‘What are you doing after the show?’ And he says, ‘I’m gonna go have dinner with the Foo Fighters.’ And Paul said, ‘Do you wanna come?’ So Paul’s wife calls my wife, and then my wife says, ‘Hey, do you mind if AC/DC comes to dinner?’ And I had never met AC/DC. So then we had this beautiful night. And there was this jazz band. And it was one of the greatest nights of my entire life.”

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock news blogger who's well versed in etiquette and extraordinarily nice.