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Cool Once again, AC/DC. - 04-05-2011 , 01:58 AM

A radio DJ once called them the comfort food of music. That's absolutely what they are.

Simple-minded lyrics, predictable formula. But almost every song of theirs ROCKS like nothing else!

Until recently, they were severely under-promoted in the North American mainstream media (they've always been revered in Europe & South America). Rarely on magazine covers, ranked very low in best songs/albums/performers lists, only their absolute most popular songs got radio play, unlike The Rolling Stones, Metallica, and Aerosmith.

They have the second highest selling album of all time (behind Michael Jackson's Thriller), and the third highest grossing tour of all time (even more impressive knowing that the tickets were only $100 each!).

I'd like to see anyone else play the guitar perfectly while running, jumping, and writhing on the floor!

Phil may be the least flashy drummer on the planet, but his groove is just out of this world!

Y'wanna know why Brian Johnson sounds so coarse? Because he's never actually sung - he always screams!

And the late, great, Bon Scott - nothing but women, booze, & rock 'n' roll for this guy!

The songs that everyone knows & likes:

It's A Long Way To The Top
Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
Problem Child
Sin City
Highway To Hell
Girls Got Rhythm
Shot Down In Flames
Hells Bells
Shoot To Thrill
Back In Black
You Shook Me All Night Long
Rock 'n' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution
For Those About To Rock
Stiff Upper Lip
Rock 'n' Roll Train

The songs that everyday fans know & like:

The Jack
High Voltage
Big Balls
Dog Eat Dog
Let There Be Rock
Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be
Whole Lotta Rosie
If You Want Blood
Hard As A Rock

The songs that big fans know & like:

Bad Boy Boogie
Rock 'n' Roll Damnation
Riff Raff
Gone Shootin'
Walk All Over You
Touch Too Much
What Do You Do For Money Honey
Let's Get It Up
Flick Of The Switch
Sink The Pink
That's The Way I Wanna Rock 'n' Roll
Big Jack

The songs that the HARDCORE fans (I, a member of that group) know & like:

Soul Stripper
Can I Sit Next To You Girl
Ain't No Fun Waiting 'Round To Be A Millionaire
Down Payment Blues
Up To My Neck In You
Shake A Leg
This House Is On Fire
Nervous Shakedown
Guns For Hire
Shake Your Foundations
Cover You In Oil
Can't Stand Still
Satellite Blues
Money Made
Black Ice

And the songs that I, personally, know & like:

She's Got Balls
Love At First Feel
What's Next To The Moon
Bedlam In Belgium
Brain Shake
Fly On The Wall
Who Made Who
Chase The Ace
Kissin' Dynamite
Mistress For Christmas
Hail Caesar
Hold Me Back
War Machine

75 KILLER tunes!!!

And we can't forget the live performances!!!

London, England, 1977
Colchester, England, 1978
Tokyo, 1981
Landover, Maryland, 1981
Rio De Janeiro, 1985 (Part 1, Part 2)
Castle Donington, 1991
Madrid, 1996
Germany, 2003
Toronto, 2003

And as a bonus...

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04-05-2011 , 02:02 AM

And they are Australian not European or American...

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04-05-2011 , 02:13 AM

I approve of this thread, I need to expand my AC/DC collection, sitting at about 90 songs right now.

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04-05-2011 , 08:08 AM

I still don't like AC/DC. I just can't stand the sound of 'em. :/


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04-05-2011 , 10:00 AM

I don't listen to AC/DC much, but I do like Bryan Johnson's voice.

Also, check this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pJwFgX01Es


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