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Back in Black

Back in Black is a 1980 (see 1980 in music) hard rock album by Australian band AC/DC. After the success of Highway to Hell, their previous album, AC/DC singer Bon Scott[?] died of alcohol poisoning[?]. For this, their intended and actual breakthrough album, Scott was replaced by Brian Johnson[?]. The album became a huge success in the US and elsewhere.

Track listing

  1. Hells Bells (Johnson/Young/Young) - 5:09
  2. Shoot to Thrill (Johnson/Young/Young) - 5:14
  3. What Do You Do for Money Honey (Johnson/Young/Young) - 3:33
  4. Given the Dog a Bone (Johnson/Young/Young) - 3:30
  5. Let Me Put My Love Into You (Johnson/Young/Young) - 4:12
  6. Back in Black (Johnson/Young/Young) - 4:13
  7. You Shook Me All Night Long (Johnson/Young/Young) - 3:28
  8. Have a Drink on Me (Johnson/Young/Young) - 3:57
  9. Shake a Leg (Johnson/Young/Young) - 4:03
  10. Rock & Roll Ain't Noise Pollution (Johnson/Young/Young) - 4:12

Personnel

  • Brian Johnson
  • Benji Armbrister - Assistant Engineer
  • Robert Ellis - Photography
  • Ted Jensen - Remastering
  • Robert John "Mutt" Lange - Producer
  • Tony Platt - Engineer
  • Phil Rudd
  • Cliff Williams
  • Angus Young
  • Malcolm Young
  • Bob Defrin - Art Direction
  • Brad Samuelsohn - Mixing
  • Jack Newber - Assistant Engineer

Chart positions Billboard Music Charts (North America) - album
1980 Pop Albums No. 4
1990 The Billboard 200 No. 126 Billboard (North America) - singles
1980 You Shook Me All Night Long Pop Singles No. 35
1981 Back In Black Mainstream Rock No. 51
1981 Hells Bells Mainstream Rock No. 50
1981 Shoot To Thrill Mainstream Rock No. 60
1981 Back In Black Pop Singles No. 37



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