Saturday, September 15, 2012

AC/DC: Bon Scott statue planned for his Scottish birthplace

Legendary AC/DC singer Bon Scott will be honored with a statue in Kirriemuir, Scotland, his birthplace and home in his early years.

The Daily Record reports Kirriemuir community group DD8 Music, which organizes the annual Bon Scott music festival in the town, has asked sculptor John McKenna to design a statue as a lasting tribute.

"It's early days, but it's a great honor," said McKenna. "Bon Scott was an icon from my teenage years."

Scott was just 33 when he was found dead in February 1980 from acute alcohol poisoning after a night out in London.

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