Saturday, July 9, 2011
Happy Birthday, Bon Scott!
Today marks what would have been the 65th birthday of legendary AC/DC frontman, Bon Scott. Lead vocalist and lyricist for the group from 1974 to 1980, Bon has become one of the most iconic frontmen of all time. Some of AC/DC's most famous songs in the times of Bon Scott include "It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock 'n' Roll)", "T.N.T.", "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap", "Let There Be Rock", "Whole Lotta Rosie", "Sin City", and "Highway To Hell".
Six years into his career with AC/DC, at just 33 years old, Bon Scott died on February 19, 1980. The official cause of death was listed as "acute alcohol poisoning" although there have been many other theories, as well.
Interview with Bon Scott:
"Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap":
"Whole Lotta Rosie":
"Highway To Hell":
Bon Scott will forever be remembered as not only a vocalist, but also as a performer. He was truly one of the greats...But what am I talking about? True legends never die.