Bon Scott Rank
About Bon Scott
Bon Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock singer and drummer best remembered for being the lead vocalist and primary lyricist of the iconic hard rock band AC/DC. He died tragically in 1980 after a night out of heavy drinking in London. He was 33 years old.
He was posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003 as a member of AC/DC.
He co-wrote AC/DC's hit song Highway To Hell, which Rolling Stone magazine placed at number 254 on their list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time in 2004.
In 2004, Classic Rock ranked him number 1 on their list of the 100 Greatest Frontmen.
Prior to joining AC/DC, he was a member of a number of bands, including The Spektors and Fraternity.
In 1974, he was involved in a motorcycle incident that left him in a coma for three days.
The official cause of his death was acute alcohol poisoning.
Bon Scott Rank
Bon Scott's Popularity
Bon Scott was a famous Scottish-Australian singer-songwriter and musician, who was born on July 9, 1946. As a person born on this date, Bon Scott is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 9) and the 34th most popular for the year (1946).
People born on July 9 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Bon Scott is the 503rd most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Bon Scott's birthday, Bon Scott is the 1st most famous Scottish-Australian.
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