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mpember
Posted: Saturday, November 18, 2017 11:37:58 PM

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This was posted to the AC/DC Facebook page about half an hour ago.

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It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Malcolm Young, beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. Malcolm had been suffering from Dementia for several years and passed away peacefully with his family by his bedside.

Renowned for his musical prowess Malcolm was a songwriter, guitarist, performer, producer and visionary who inspired many. From the outset, he knew what he wanted to achieve and, along with his younger brother, took to the world stage giving their all at every show. Nothing less would do for their fans.

Malcolm is survived by his loving wife O'Linda, children Cara and Ross, son-in-law Josh, three grandchildren, sister and brother.

While thanking all for their overwhelming support and heartfelt condolences, the family ask that you respect their privacy during this time of heartbreak and grief.

For those wishing to send messages to the family please visit the Sydney Morning Herald Malcolm Young Memorial website which will be available next week.

The family have asked instead of flowers to send donations to The Salvation Army.
littlewillie
Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017 6:45:47 AM
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Very sad.
eileenk9
Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017 7:18:54 AM

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And older brother George Young died last month Drool
littlewillie
Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017 11:32:15 AM
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First saw ac/dc at the local civic centre in '75. The next year they played at the local show grounds. The council promptly banned any bands from playing at the showgrounds due to several noise complaints and some offensive language. I couldn't make it to the showgrounds concert but could hear it quite clearly from my place over a kilometer away.
milkmeister
Posted: Sunday, November 19, 2017 12:24:35 PM
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I was lucky enough to see AC/DC live 3 Times. Whereas Angus gets all the plaudits Malcolm was a very solid performer indeed.
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