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...When brothers Angus and Malcolm Young formed AC/DC in 1973, little did they know how significantly they would shape the sound of rock music through the end of the millennium. Born in Scotland, the brothers and their family relocated...


Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...In Western art music, the term ‘range’ is denned as (a) the pitch span of an instrument or voice from its lowest to its highest available pitch, often referred to as the ‘compass’; (b) the pitch span of an instrumental or vocal part...

AC/DC’s Highway to Hell

Joe Bonomo

Joe Bonomo teaches in the English Department of Northern Illinois University. He is the author of Sweat: The Story of the Fleshtones, America’s Garage Band (Continuum 2007), and Installations (Penguin), a collection of prose poems. His personal essays and prose poems have appeared in numerous literary journals. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

33 1/3 Books

...Released in 1979, AC/DC’s Highway To Hell was the infamous last album recorded with singer Bon Scott, who died of alcohol poisoning in London in February of 1980. Officially chalked up to “Death by Misadventure,” Scott’s demise has forever...


Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 3,471,625 (2001)Astride the River Yarra on Port Phillip Bay, in a mild to cool latitude, Melbourne evolved from settlement by pastoralists from Tasmania and Sydney, becoming a municipality in 1842. Mid-century gold strikes...