Angus Young

Angus Young
Birth Name Angus McKinnon Young
Born 31 March 1955 (age 65) Glasgow, Scotland
Age 76
Genres Hard rock, blues rock, rock and roll
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts AC/DC, Marcus Hook Roll Band

Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known as the co-founder, lead guitarist, songwriter and last constant member of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. Angus Young is known for his energetic performances, schoolboy-uniform stage outfits and his own version of Chuck Berry’s duckwalk. Young was ranked 24th in Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 greatest guitarists of all-time list.[1] In 2003, Young and the other members of AC/DC were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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William Young (born 16 February 1911) and his family lived at 6 Skerryvore Road in the Cranhill district of Glasgow in Scotland.[2] William worked first as a wheel boy in a rope works and then as a machine/saw operator in an asbestos/cement business. In 1940 William joined the Royal Air Force serving in World War 2 as a flight engine mechanic. After the war, William worked as a yardman for a builder and then as a postman. His wife Margaret (born 14 July 1913; maiden name also Young) was a housewife.[2]

The ‘big freeze’ of 1963 was the worst winter on record in Scotland with snow eight feet deep.[3] A TV advertisement at the same time offered assisted travel for families for a different life in Australia.[3] 15 members of the Angus Young family left Scotland by airplane in late June 1963[3] including a fifth son, George (6 November 1946 – 22 October 2017), and younger brothers, Malcolm (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017) and Angus (born 31 March 1955).

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The Definitive AC/DC Songbook: Updated Edition

This updated edition covers 87 songs, arranged in full, accurate guitar tablature with complete lyrics and chord symbols for each song. All the hits are here: Back in Black * Big Balls * Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap * For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) * Hells Bells * Highway to Hell * The Jack * Moneytalks * Shoot to Thrill * T.N.T. * Whole Lotta Rosie * You Shook Me All Night Long * and more.