AC/DC - Let There Be Rock (1977) (1 Viewer)

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I think I voted for highway to hell but this is quality. I had first listen today for the review(oz version) and so many memories of my childhood came back.
 

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This is a terrific album by one of the greatest boogie rock bands yet.
Can't fault it.Even by AC/DC standards..and they are some high standards.

5/5
 

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Got a few songs in for my first listen on way to work today. I love the guitar sounds and the playing is great and yes it is boogie-woogie. It all sounds quite quaint, but it's good fun.
For anyone else like me who is clueless on AC/DC, that Aussie Rock doc (posted by johnnystress) is a must watch.
 

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Not my favourite ACDC album. As others have said, Powerage is better and I'd prefer Highway To Hell too. It's a bit of a game of two halves as well. I think the first two songs are rubbish (too close to bog standard blues rock) and next two not that much better. However, Problem Child, Overdose and Hell Ain't are all amazing (don't have the version with Crabsody). Quintessential ACDC. Whole Lotta Rosie is a song I never, ever need to hear ever again.
 

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Powerage IS better.
I know it is. I agree with Hugh though, Let there Be Rock would probably the fourth best AC/DC record for me. Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be is one of my favourite AC/DC songs but Go Down and Bad Boy Boogie are throwaways. A Whole Lot of Rosie is also a song I never need to hear again ever.

PS - what's so good about Crabsody in Blue? Another sub-par blues number to be fair.
 

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I will never tire of hearing Whole Lotta Rosie.

That is,as they say on the internet,my jam
 

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i'm struggling with this one, at least half of it sounds really naff to me

one more listen and then i'm going to listen to powerage instead
 

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crazy talk. I had this pumping out of the car last night, everyone on the street turned their heads to see who the COOL BASTARD playing let there be rock was.

Well it was me Dublin. Get used to it.
 

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Bon Scott's delivery of 'even my mother hates me' towards the end of problem child always gives me a chuckle. the phrase is so...nice. it typifies the ethos of the band.
 

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crazy talk. I had this pumping out of the car last night, everyone on the street turned their heads to see who the COOL BASTARD playing let there be rock was.

Well it was me Dublin. Get used to it.
they were probably thinking "oh god, i hope that's not my dad"
 

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Yeah I'm the same, it's a bit meh. It's kind of a fun listen though, the whole "bad boy boogie" thing is quite funny.
I was subjected to Whole Lotta Rosie countless lunch times at mates houses back in school, so I really don't need to hear that again.
 

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I never need to hear the Live version of Rosie again. But I enjoy this studio version whenever I hear it. The closing solo is amazing and the whole thing is much more ferocious. It's so powerful that it takes me out of moment and I forget I'm hearing Whole Lotta Rosie, the intro seems hours away.
 

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