• O'REILLY: Two more questions.

    MOTTOLA: Yes.

    O'REILLY: For me the best rock person ever, Elvis.

    MOTTOLA: Right.

    O'REILLY: Stage presence, command, everything.

    MOTTOLA: Everything that he did.

    O'REILLY: Do you agree with me the best?

    MOTTOLA: 100 percent.

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    MOTTOLA: It was riveting for me and it made me want to do what I ended up doing.

    O'REILLY: "Beatles," obviously the most successful group of all time.

    MOTTOLA: Right.

    O'REILLY: But it was something else there. Do you know what it is?

    MOTTOLA: It was a catalyst of fashion and music and the drug culture and everything that was going on at the time. And they represented that.

    O'REILLY: Did they do anything themselves? The four of them?

    MOTTOLA: Um-huh.

    O'REILLY: To be considered the greatest rock group, pop group of all time? Or as you say, did they just hit it right?

    MOTTOLA: I think it's the combination of both.

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    MOTTOLA: And I think it was the perfect timing and then there was a consistency of what they did ...

    O'REILLY: Yeah.

    MOTTOLA: When they were together.

    O'REILLY: But you know what's fascinating, is Billy Joel is a friend of mine. We were both brought up in Levittown as you know. All of them have a run of hits ...

    MOTTOLA: Right.

    O'REILLY: ... that they hear in their mind. Billy told me I hear it in my mind ...

    MOTTOLA: Right.

    O'REILLY: ... and then it stops.

    MOTTOLA: Yes. Everybody -- there is a burst of energy that comes when your dreams and all the aspirations that you think about are there. It's different after you've done it. It changes.

    O'REILLY: All right. Mr. Mottola, thanks for coming in. We appreciate it, fascinating book.

    MOTTOLA: Thank you.

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