George Young (rock musician)
|Birth name||George Redburn Young|
|Born||6 November 1946|
|Died||22 October 2017(aged 70)|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, record producer|
|Instruments||Guitar, bass guitar, piano|
|Years active||1964–1992 (as musician)|
|Associated acts||The Easybeats, Marcus Hook Roll Band, AC/DC, Flash and the Pan|
George Redburn Young (6 November 1946 – 22 October 2017) was a Scottish-born Australian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was a member of the 1960s Australian rock band the Easybeats, and with bandmate Harry Vanda he was a co-writer of the international hits "Friday on My Mind" and "Love Is in the Air", the latter recorded by John Paul Young (no relation). Vanda & Young were also the producers of some work by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, formed by his younger brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
References[change | change source]
- Wall, Mick (2012). AC/DC: Hell Aint a Bad Place to Be. London: Orion Publishing group. ISBN 9781409115359.
- Carmody, Broede (23 October 2017). "AC/DC producer and Easybeats musician George Young dead at 70". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
- "News". AC/DC Official Website. Retrieved 23 October 2017.