Bon Scott

Bon Scott

Born: July 9, 1946

Died: February 19, 1980

Nationality: Scottish

Occupation: Musician, songwriter

Biography: Ronald Belford Bon Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and brought up in Kirriemuir, Scotland, before moving to Melbourne, Australia, with his family in 1952 at the age of six.

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Source/Notes: When asked about Malcolm Young, rhythm guitarist of AC/DC. From Reims, December 1979.

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Source/Notes: When asked if he had any sympathy for punk bands. From Record Review, 1979.
Source/Notes: When asked of his thoughts on disco music. From The Good Times, July 1979.