Bon Scott
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"Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott" was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, whose greatest success came as the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and lived in Kirriemuir, Scotland, for 5 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia, with his family in 1952 at the age of six. The family lived in the suburb of Sunshine, Victoria/Sunshine for four years before moving to Fremantle, Western Australia.

Scott formed his first band, The Spektors, in 1964 and became the band's drummer and occasional lead vocalist. He performed in several other bands including The Valentines (rock band)/The Valentines and Fraternity (band)/Fraternity before replacing Dave Evans (singer)/Dave Evans as the lead singer of AC/DC in 1974.

In the July 2004 issue of Classic Rock (magazine)/Classic Rock, Scott was rated as number one in a list of the "100 Greatest Frontmen Of All Time" ahead of Freddie Mercury of Queen (band)/Queen and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin. Hit Parader ranked Scott as fifth on their 2006 list of the 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Vocalists of all time.

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