Back in Black (song)

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"Back in Black"
Single by AC/DC
from the album Back in Black
B-side"What Do You Do for Money Honey"
ReleasedDecember 1980 (US)
RecordedApril – May 1980
StudioCompass Point (Nassau)
GenreHard rock[1][2]
Producer(s)Robert John "Mutt" Lange
AC/DC singles chronology
"Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution"
"Back in Black"
"Let's Get It Up"
Music video
"Back In Black" at YouTube

"Back in Black" is a 1980 song by Australian hard rock band AC/DC and was taken from their seventh studio album of the same name. It went to number 37 in the United States in 1981 and number 27 in the United Kingdom and number 65 in Australia and South Korea in 2012. It pays tribute to Bon Scott.

References[change | change source]

  1. Winistorfer, Andrew (5 January 2009). "VH1's 100 Greatest Hard Rock Songs list only slightly less annoying than their hip-hop list". Prefix Magazine. Retrieved 2 February 2021.
  2. Ertegun, Ahmet M.; Marcus, Greil (2001). 'What'd. I Say?': The Atlantic Story: 50 Years of Music. Welcome Rain Publisher. p. 546. ISBN 978-1-56649-048-1. Back in Black includes one of their best known songs, 'You Shook Me All Night Long' (#35 Pop), and hard rock classics 'Hells Bells', 'Back in Black' (#37 Pop) and 'Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution'.