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AC/DC Lane!!

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by LoKyBuckeye, Jun 7, 2004.

  1. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    Rock On!
    :banger: :groove: :beer:

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    Rockers AC/DC win some street cred
    Sunday, June 6, 2004 Posted: 9:18 PM EDT (0118 GMT)

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- The rock band that belted out "Highway to Hell" could soon stroll down a lane named in their honor, city officials in the southern Australian city of Melbourne have said.

    Melbourne City Council is considering renaming Corporation Lane, a narrow downtown alley, AC/DC Lane as a tribute to the band.

    "They are probably the most successful Australian band ever and they really do have a connection to Melbourne," said council city services committee chairwoman Kimberly Kitching on Monda.

    One of the band's famous video clips, for the song "Long Way to the Top," was filmed on the back of a truck in a Melbourne street.

    "I don't think there would be many who wouldn't know that film clip where they are playing on the back of flatbed truck along Swanson Street," Kitching said.

    She said the council would make a decision on the name change within the next month, but it had already received broad community support.

    AC/DC already has a street named after it in Madrid, Spain.
     
  2. Brutus1

    Brutus1 Don't be penurious, donate to the BP Spring Dr.

    Ya gotta love Angus Young.
     
  3. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    Who's their competition, Men at Work? :lol:
     
  4. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    What about Crowded House?
     
  5. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    I stand corrected :bow:
     
  6. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    Oops....New Zealand!

    Neil Finn was only 18 when he joined New Zealand's Split Enz in 1979, helping change their approach from art-school eccentricity to relatively straight pop: Split Enz' only major U.S. hit, "I Got You," was one of his first contributions. He'd assumed most of Split Enz' songwriting by the time of their 1986 break-up; drummer Paul Hester was recruited from the last Enz line-up. Crowded House originally aimed for a more stripped-down trio sound, though their albums were always lushly produced (three of the four were expertly done by Mitchell Froom) and they'd always have guest keyboardists, including Split Enz' Eddie Rayner.

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  7. BuckeyeInTheBoro

    BuckeyeInTheBoro This space left intentionally blank

    Ummm... INXS
     
  8. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand. Staff Member

    What about Russell Crowes band... 30 Odd Foot of Grunts (TOFOG)

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  9. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Maybe not the most well-known, but the best Australian band is The Saints.

    The Saints
     
  10. DEBuckeye

    DEBuckeye It ain't easy, bein' cheesy.

    Midnight Oil
    Kylie Minogue (well, she's nice to look at....)
    Olivia Newton-John (she used to be nice to look at...)
    The Church
    Icehouse
    John Farnham
    The Divinyls
    Rick Springfield

    AC/DC is by far the best, though.
     
  11. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    Isn't Silver Chair Australian? Yeah, AC/DC wins that fight hands down.
     
  12. LordJeffBuck

    LordJeffBuck Illuminatus Emeritus Staff Member

    Also check out Radio Birdman, who played Stooges' style "punk".
     

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