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Angus Young
Background information
Birth name Angus McKinnon Young
Born March 31, 1955 (1955-03-31) (age 65)
Glasgow, Scotland
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, blues-rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter, producer
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1973-2010,present
Labels EMI, Epic, Atlantic
Associated acts AC/DC

Angus McKinnon Young (born 31 March 1955) is a Scottish-born Australian guitarist and songwriter. He is one of the founders of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He is known for his style of playing the guitar, his very active performance while on stage, and schoolboy-uniform clothing. He was ranked 96th on Rolling Stone's list "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Young uses Gibson SG guitars often but he also owns Fender Telecasters, Firebirds and ES-335s. In 2003, he became a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with other members of AC/DC.