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AC/DC 'to retire following band member's health concerns' (Malcolm Young very ill)
DailyMailUK ^ | 4/15/14 | Nathan Klein

Posted on 04/15/2014 10:20:21 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD

Australia's most successful rock band AC/DC are thought to be retiring. Rumours surfaced on Tuesday morning that the band are set to split due to the ill health of one of their members, although it isn't clear as of yet who that member is or what the illness is. 3AW reporter Peter Ford told 2Day FM breakfast hosts Sophie Monk, Merrick Watts, Jules Lund and Mel B that 'we may never hear them perform or record again'.

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1 posted on 04/15/2014 10:20:21 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD
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To: Grizzled Bear; RockinRight; Perdogg

Of interest.


2 posted on 04/15/2014 10:21:20 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I wonder what percentage of rockers survive to collect social security?

It’s a long way to go if ya rock and roll.. Yeah yeah

Wishing the best after all the years of rocking


3 posted on 04/15/2014 10:23:33 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Sad news indeed.


4 posted on 04/15/2014 10:24:26 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: NormsRevenge

most of us grew up somewhere around age 30 ....


5 posted on 04/15/2014 10:25:09 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Well that kinda just ruined my day. They played pure, old fashioned, blues based rock n roll, nothing more and nothing less. They also never seemed to take themselves too seriously - a refreshing change from many other bands.


6 posted on 04/15/2014 10:25:44 AM PDT by safeasthebanks ("The most rewarding part, was when he gave me my money!" - Dr. Nick)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Great band


7 posted on 04/15/2014 10:26:19 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: NormsRevenge

Hell’s Bells! I loved that group and have most of their CDs (even the last one that sort of sucked).


8 posted on 04/15/2014 10:26:32 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (My whimsical litany of satyric prose and avarice pontification of wisdom demonstrates my concinnity.)
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To: Tenacious 1

Bon Scott, one of the greats RnR frontmen, ever.


9 posted on 04/15/2014 10:27:01 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator; All

Rumored report that Malcolm had a stroke and a blood clot in his brain —

http://theorstrahyun.blogspot.ca/2014/04/rip-acdc-1973-2014.html


10 posted on 04/15/2014 10:27:10 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: safeasthebanks

Yeah, the end of an era of a really unique form of R&R that will never be topped nor can ever be imitated....


11 posted on 04/15/2014 10:28:37 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Saw them at the forum a few years ago. They were awesome! I just can’t hear anymore! lol


12 posted on 04/15/2014 10:28:39 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Tastes like Heaven, Burns like Hell! Mmmmmm. What is it?)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

On the High Way to Hell?

Back in Black?


13 posted on 04/15/2014 10:29:15 AM PDT by ifinnegan
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD; waterhill
Sorry to hear this. They were the first band I saw live, and I even remember some of the concert....LOL.

AC/DC (((ping)))!

It's a long way to the top if you wanna rock-n-roll!

14 posted on 04/15/2014 10:29:26 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: Envisioning

In the beginning
Back in nineteen fifty-five
Man didn’t know about a rock ‘n’ roll show
And all that jive
The white man had the smoltz
The black man had the blues
No one knew what they was gonna do
But Tchaikovsky had the news
He said -

Let there be sound
there was sound
Let there be light
there was light
Let there be drums
there was drums
Let there be guitar
there was guitar
Oh,Let there be rock


15 posted on 04/15/2014 10:30:48 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: US_MilitaryRules

Maybe it was a little more than a few years ago! Black Ice came out 8 years ago! lol Seems like yesterday!


16 posted on 04/15/2014 10:33:10 AM PDT by US_MilitaryRules (Tastes like Heaven, Burns like Hell! Mmmmmm. What is it?)
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To: dfwgator

Ridin’ down the highway
Goin’ to a show
Stop in all the by-ways
Playin’ rock ‘n’ roll
Gettin’ robbed
Gettin’ stoned
Gettin’ beat up
Broken boned
Gettin’ had
Gettin’ took
I tell you folks
It’s harder than it looks It’s a long way to the top
If you wanna rock ‘n’ roll
It’s a long way to the top
If you wanna rock ‘n’ roll
If you think it’s easy doin’ one night stands
Try playin’ in a rock roll band
It’s a long way to the top
If you wanna rock ‘n’ roll Hotel, motel
Make you wanna cry
Lady do the hard sell
Know the reason why
Gettin’ old
Gettin’ grey
Gettin’ ripped off
Under-paid
Gettin’ sold
Second hand
That’s how it goes
Playin’ in a band It’s a long way to the top
If you wanna rock ‘n’ roll
It’s a long way to the top
If you wanna rock ‘n’ roll
If you wanna be a star of stage and screen
Look out it’s rough and mean
It’s a long way to the top
If you wanna rock ‘n’ roll


17 posted on 04/15/2014 10:33:49 AM PDT by Envisioning (It's the Jihad, stupid......)
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To: knarf

I got hitched at 30, I hear ya.


18 posted on 04/15/2014 10:33:51 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Envisioning

Play them bagpipes.


19 posted on 04/15/2014 10:34:16 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
The Rolling Stones are still going strong. Here's a photo of their fans lined up to get into one of their concerts:

.


20 posted on 04/15/2014 10:34:29 AM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

They changed their name to the Rolling Gallstones.


21 posted on 04/15/2014 10:35:32 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I can remember buying my first AC/DC album, Powerage, and driving my parents crazy with that noise...


22 posted on 04/15/2014 10:36:09 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: ├čudda├čudd
I can remember buying my first AC/DC album, Powerage

That's a great album.

23 posted on 04/15/2014 10:36:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

The Beatles were a class act. They went out on top. But these old geezers who milk this gig well into their 60’s and 70’s like the rolling stones, putting out a crap record every two years as an excuse to go out on tour to milk their aging fan base. It’s kind of sad. Kind of like that karaoke album that Rod Stewart put out last decade.


24 posted on 04/15/2014 10:40:39 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Sad news


25 posted on 04/15/2014 10:40:50 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: dfwgator

great song!!!


26 posted on 04/15/2014 10:41:44 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: ├čudda├čudd
I got holes in my shoes

And I'm way over due...

Down Payment Blues!

27 posted on 04/15/2014 10:42:00 AM PDT by safeasthebanks ("The most rewarding part, was when he gave me my money!" - Dr. Nick)
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To: dfwgator
I may have re purchase it and give a play or 12 this weekend...
Rock On bothers! ♪♫
28 posted on 04/15/2014 10:44:24 AM PDT by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: dfwgator; Envisioning

And let’s not forget that Malcolm was the brainpower behind the writing and arrangement of their songs.

Truly a genius, along with Angus.


29 posted on 04/15/2014 10:44:43 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Funny, their older brother George, was with the Easybeats of “Friday On My Mind” fame.


30 posted on 04/15/2014 10:45:43 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

That’s too bad. Everbody loves Ac/DC from 15 to 55. It amazes me their first stuff came out in ‘73. Still sounds fresh today. The teeny boppers absolutely love them, as did we.


31 posted on 04/15/2014 10:46:09 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead...)
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To: dfwgator

This past Sunday I visited a friend in Alexandria, VA who broke her leg and on my way back home to Waldorf, MD I played the entire “Let There Be Rock” CD.... it’s as good to listen to or better than it was in ‘77....


32 posted on 04/15/2014 10:47:59 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Unfortunately, probably “too many women and too many pills”.

One of the top 5 rock albums of all time.


33 posted on 04/15/2014 10:49:01 AM PDT by okkev68
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Well that just sucks.


34 posted on 04/15/2014 10:49:41 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: NormsRevenge

Rock may be a business and a job, but I don’t know ANY normal people that volunteer to kill themselves or destroy God’s gift for money .... no one.


35 posted on 04/15/2014 10:52:36 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD; Perdogg; blam

Oh no!

I saw them a few years ago, lots of fun, LOUD (I had earplugs jammed in there, and when that wasn’t enough, I shoved ‘em down using a second set of earplugs), just a blast.

They haven’t been together for 40 years for no good reason.

And they didn’t put out the #2 selling album worldwide, (tied with DSOTM) by accident.


36 posted on 04/15/2014 10:55:33 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

That doesn’t seem possible, does it? Must be I saw them in concert more than a few years ago.


37 posted on 04/15/2014 10:57:10 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Jeff Chandler

What a drag it is getting old.


38 posted on 04/15/2014 10:57:46 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: qam1

Of interest (1980s related)


39 posted on 04/15/2014 10:58:36 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

The BadPiper - ThunderStruck
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oO1bGlyHDNU


40 posted on 04/15/2014 10:59:39 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: SunkenCiv

sad news.

seen them in 3 different decades.

always a fun show.


41 posted on 04/15/2014 11:01:23 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad and lived with his parents .)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
One of my all time Favorite bands...Great Music!: Ride On....
42 posted on 04/15/2014 11:02:15 AM PDT by BreezyDog
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To: knarf

I was 10 when the Beatles invaded.

The path to the past is strewn with mortality

Regardless the musical persuasion

Jazz, Rock, Country

Some gladly ‘sell their souls’ to traipse that path


43 posted on 04/15/2014 11:03:29 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Very sad. I hope he recovers enough to enjoy life, even if he can’t play.


44 posted on 04/15/2014 11:04:10 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: SunkenCiv
Another Australian Group
45 posted on 04/15/2014 11:06:25 AM PDT by blam
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To: Jeff Chandler

LOL!!! How many of the women in that pic were groupies back in the 60s?


46 posted on 04/15/2014 11:09:09 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Malcolm ran the band onstage, what a solid unit they are. But, gotta say, having Angus take his shirt off and run down that long runway thing while his image was plastered on that huge screen was, uh, disturbing. He must be close to ten years older than me.


47 posted on 04/15/2014 11:09:32 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Night Hides Not
LOL!!! How many of the women in that pic were groupies back in the 60s?

"Hey baby, you must've been something before electricity."

48 posted on 04/15/2014 11:10:42 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: blam

Malcolm and Angus always said that they learned a lot from older brother George. Judging by this video, I can see why he was such a great role model to them... beautiful guitar playing...


49 posted on 04/15/2014 11:10:59 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: dfwgator

See post 45.


50 posted on 04/15/2014 11:11:01 AM PDT by blam
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