Young, Malcolm

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Name
Young, Malcolm Gender: M
Malcolm Mitchell Young
born on 6 January 1953 at 14:05 (= 2:05 PM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gerard
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 15°59' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 25°47 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 22°52'



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Malcolm Young
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Biography

Scottish-Australian musician, a rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter with the hard rock group "AC/DC." Except for a brief absence in 1988, he was with the band from its November 1973 beginning until retiring in 2014 for health reasons. Young and the other members of AC/DC were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003. His younger brother Angus is also a guitarist with the group.

AC/DC debuted in 1973 at Chequers Club in Sydney, Australia; recorded a group record in July of that year and the original members disbanded shortly after that. After a relocation to Melbourne by the Young brothers, the band recruited new members from the group's roadies and a contract was signed with Albert Productions in 1974. In 1976 they signed with Atlantic Records and relocated to the UK.

The group began numerous European and U.S. tours, highlighted by the death of band member Bon Scott by alcohol poisoning on 20 February 1980, numerous chart hits, millions of dollars in income from concerts and records, the alienation and acceptance of band members, the death of band member David Gregory on 11 November 1990 and the death of three teenage fans during a concert "crush" at a performance in Salt Lake City, Utah, on 18 January 1991.

He was married to Linda Young and had two children, Cara and Ross. Young took a leave of absence from AC/DC in April 2014, to receive treatment for dementia. In September 2014, the band's management announced that he would be retiring permanently. He died on 18 November 2017, aged 64, in Sydney. Young's elder brother George Young died a few weeks earlier, on 22 October 2017.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Scott, Bon (born 9 July 1946)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Young, Angus (born 31 March 1955)

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1963 (Family moved to Australia)
  • Social : Joined group 1973 (Debut performance of the group AC/DC)
  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1974 (Signed with Albert Productions)
  • Work : Contracts, agreements 1976 (Signed with Atlantic Records)
  • Death of Significant person 20 February 1980 (Bandmember Bon Scott died of alcohol poisoning)
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  • Death of Significant person 11 November 1990 (Bandmember David Gregory shot/killed)
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  • Work : Lose social status 18 January 1991 at 12:00 midnight (Three fans killed in crush during concert)
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  • Death of Sibling 22 October 2017 (Brother George Young)
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Source Notes

Caroline Gerard quotes B.C. in AA Newsletter 1/1992

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Alzheimer's/ Senility (Dementia)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Two)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (International concert tours)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Work in team/ Tandem (Musical group)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Scotland to Australia to England)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (AC/DC)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Rhythm guitar)