It was an interview Glenn Beck characterized as one of his best ever.

Hank Williams Jr. isn’t mincing words when it comes to his feud with ESPN. In keeping with his bold and brash style, he joined Beck on radio Wednesday to talk about the fallout from his recent appearance on Fox News, and he was quite candid.

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“This has actually put new life into you, hasn’t it?” Beck asked Williams.

“Oh,” Williams responded in his slow southern drawl, “don’t tread on me or the freedom of speech.”

And apparently country radio hasn’t. According to Williams, his new song “Keep the Change” about the controversy has skyrocketed to number one. “The number one song in this country downloaded and streamed in country radio is ‑‑ is yours truly, and I‘m going to call it the people’s song,” he said.

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