AC/DC - '74 Jailbreak

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Release date: 15 October 1984

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AC/DC - '74 Jailbreak: Wikipedia Album Entry

'74 Jailbreak is an EP by Australian band AC/DC, comprising five hard rock/blues oriented tracks that had been released only in Australia. It was released in 1984 in the United States, Canada and Japan. The song "Jailbreak" was also released as a single and a video. The EP was reissued in 2003 as part of the AC/DC Remasters series.

The first track is from the Australian version of Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976), while the rest are from the Australian version of the band's debut album, the Australian version of High Voltage, recorded in 1974 and released early the following year.

Side A
"Jailbreak" – 4:40
"You Ain't Got a Hold on Me" – 3:30
"Show Business" – 4:43

Side B
"Soul Stripper" – 6:23 (Angus Young, Malcolm Young)
"Baby, Please Don't Go" – 4:50 Big Joe Williams

Bon Scott – lead vocals
Angus Young – lead guitar, rhythm guitar
Malcolm Young – lead guitar, rhythm guitar, backing vocals
George Young - bass guitar, production
Rob Bailey - bass guitar
Mark Evans – bass guitar on "Jailbreak"
Tony Currenti - drums
Peter Clack - drums
Phil Rudd – drums on "Jailbreak"
Harry Vanda - production

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