Happy 60th Birthday To Legendary AC/DC Guitarist ANGUS YOUNG, For The Rock You Have Given Us, We Salute You

Daily Rock Report

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By: Donnie Hardin

Born on March 31,1955 in Glasgow, Scotland, Angus McKinnon Young was the youngest of eight children of William and Margaret Young, a would be rock icon would eventually pick up a banjo, which has been re-strung with six strings. Having shown so much interest in making racket on the banjo, his mother would buy him a cheap acoustic guitar, and he began to hone his unique skills.

Then, in 1970, history would be made. He became the very proud owner of a Gibson SG at a music store a couple of blocks down the street from the family home. “I got out and got a Gibson SG that I played until it got wood rot because so much sweat and water got into it. The whole neck warped. I bought it second-hand; it was about a ’67. It had a real thin neck, really slim…

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