Friday, July 25, 2014

40 Year Itch : Can I Sit Next To You, Girl

    Out of the gates, AC/DC came across as a down under Glam rock band with a preening lead vocalist who liked to wear scarves. Like Elvis.  Dave Evans stuck around for one single, "Can I Sit Next To You, Girl" and one promotional video. On October 24, 1974, 28-year old Bon Scott, despite still recovering from a motorcycle accident,  replaced Evans. In 1975, AC/DC re-recorded the song ( a minute longer and without the comma). That version appears on the Australian only release of T.N.T and the international compilation High Voltage. By then AC/DC were on their way...

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