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What Malcolm Young said about Celine Dion’s version for AC/DC hit

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What Malcolm Young said about Celine Dion’s version for AC/DC hit

Famous for the hit “My Heart Will Go On” featured in the blockbuster 1997 movie “Titanic”, the Canadian singer Celine Dion also covered the AC/DC hit song “You Shook Me All Night Long” with singer Anastacia at the 2002 VH1 Divas Las Vegas concert.

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In an interview with Guitar World back in 2003, the late legendary AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young was asked about her performance and gave his opinion.

What Malcolm Young said about Celine Dion’s version for AC/DC hit

“Somebody sent me a video of that. I was impressed. Not necessarily with the vocals. But with the fact that she was able to do Angus’ duckwalk with the fucking shoes she had on! I thought, ‘Fucking hell, she’s got some balls to do that’!”

Celine Dion

Celine Dion was born on March 30, 1968, in Charlemagne, Québec, a little town 50 kilometers from Montréal. She was the 14th child of Thérèse Tanguay and Adhémar Dion. She recalled for her powerful and technically skilled vocal and is the best-selling Canadian recording artist of a ll time. During the 1990s, she achieved worldwide fame after releasing several best-selling English-language albums in music history, such as Falling into You (1996) and Let’s Talk About Love (1997).

She has won five Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year.

You Shook Me All Night Long

Released on “Back In Black” (1980), the second best-selling album in history, the first one after singer Bon Scott death and Brian Johnson‘s debut on vocals, “You Shook Me All Night” is one of the most famous songs on the record. Other classics from the album are “Hells Bells”, “Shoot To Thrill”, “Back In Black” and “Rock and Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution”.

AC/DC were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame back in 2003 by Aerosmith vocalist Steven Tyler. The singer said in his speech: “AC/DC is the ultimate middle finger aimed at the establishment.”

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