Bon Scott – AC/DC 1974–1980

Bon Scott – AC/DC 1974–1980

Bon Scott replaced Dave Evans as the lead singer of AC/DC on 24 October 1974, when it became obvious the band and Evans were heading in different directions, with Evans having personal More »

Bon Scott – Fraternity 1970–1974

Bon Scott – Fraternity 1970–1974

Bon Scott moved to Adelaide in 1970 and joined the progressive rock band Fraternity. Fraternity released the LPs Livestock and Flaming Galah before touring the UK in 1973, where they changed their More »

Bon Scott – Early Years 1946–1964

Bon Scott – Early Years 1946–1964

Ronald Belford Scott was born on 9 July 1946 at the Fyfe Jamieson Maternity Hospital, Forfar, Scotland to Charles Belford “Chick” Scott (d. 1999) and Isabelle Cunningham “Isa” Mitchell (1917–2011), and grew More »

 

Keep calm and listen to AC/DC

Keep calm and listen to AC/DC

Bon Scott forever

Bon Scott forever

Bon Scott – AC/DC 1974–1980

The late, great Bon Scott pictured here at a show in LA in 1978. Tragically, he died of acute alcoholic poisoning in London on February 19, 1980 - aged only 33. (Photo by Chris Walter/WireImage)

Bon Scott replaced Dave Evans as the lead singer of AC/DC on 24 October 1974, when it became obvious the band and Evans were heading in different directions, with Evans having personal clashes with band members and management. With the

Bon Scott – Fraternity 1970–1974

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Bon Scott moved to Adelaide in 1970 and joined the progressive rock band Fraternity. Fraternity released the LPs Livestock and Flaming Galah before touring the UK in 1973, where they changed their name to “Fang”. During this time they played

Bon Scott – The Spektors and The Valentines 1964–1970

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Bon Scott’s vocals were inspired by his idol, Little Richard. After working as a postman, bartender and truck packer, Scott started his first band, The Spektors, in 1966 as drummer and occasional lead singer. One year later the Spektors merged with another

Bon Scott – Early Years 1946–1964

HOLLYWOOD - CIRCA 1977: Singer Bon Scott, who died in early 1980, belts out a number circa 1977 in Hollywood, California. Rhythm guitarist Malcolm Young can be seen in the background. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

Ronald Belford Scott was born on 9 July 1946 at the Fyfe Jamieson Maternity Hospital, Forfar, Scotland to Charles Belford “Chick” Scott (d. 1999) and Isabelle Cunningham “Isa” Mitchell (1917–2011), and grew up in Kirriemuir. A younger brother Derek was

Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott

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Ronald Belford “Bon” Scott (9 July 1946 – 19 February 1980) 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