AC/DC Primer – Underappreciated & Overlooked

Author: BD Joyce

Hot on the heels of the Hits primer comes an arguably more interesting AC/DC playlist, given the ubiquity of some of their biggest songs. Of course, their discography inevitably contains a certain amount of filler, and some of the mid-80s albums are of value primarily to completists or the most dedicated genre obsessives, but beyond their most well-known tracks lies a tier of great songs that are in some cases every bit as good as the hits, and also reveal dimensions of a sound that can be more diverse than they sometimes get credit for.

SongAlbumYear
High VoltageHigh Voltage1976
Let There Be RockLet There Be Rock1977
Hell Ain’t A Bad Place To BeLet There Be Rock1977
Rock ‘N’ Roll DamnationPowerage1978
What’s Next To The MoonPowerage1978
Touch Too MuchHighway To Hell1979
If You Want Blood (You’ve Got It)Highway To Hell1979
Let Me Put My Love Into YouBack In Black1980
Rock And Roll Ain’t Noise PollutionBack In Black1980
Inject The VenomFor Those About To Rock We Salute You1981
Evil WalksFor Those About To Rock We Salute You1981
This House Is On FireFlick Of The Switch1983
Nervous ShakedownFlick Of The Switch1983
Ruff StuffBlow Up Your Video1988
Let’s Make ItThe Razors Edge1990
Cover You In OilBallbreaker1995
The FurorBallbreaker1995
Money MadeBlack Ice2008
Miss AdventureRock Or Bust2014
Kick You When You’re DownPWR/UP2020

A Spotify link to this playlist can be found here:

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