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Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Brian Johnson, AC/DC 2010 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman

Brian Johnson’s Former Band Geordie Is Still A Thing And They Have A New Song

by Paul Cashmere on January 16, 2023

in News

Geordie, the band AC/DC poached Brian Johnson from, is still a thing.

Geordie have a new song ‘Red, White & Blue’ with Terry Slesser, formerly of Back Street Crawler.

Geordie formed in Newcastle, United Kingdom in 1972 with Johnson on lead vocals. With Johnson, Geordie released three albums and had four Top 40 hits in the UK. In the UK their biggest hit was ‘All Because of You’ (no 6, 1973).

While they didn’t have a hit in Australia they did get played in 2SM in Sydney in 1973 with ‘Can You Do It’.

Geordie toured Australia with Johnson in 1974.

Johnson left in 1976 to record a solo album. Geordie released a 1978 album ‘One More Woman’ featuring three Johnson tracks but broke up with Johnson joined AC/DC.

Geordie reformed in 2018. The 2023 line-up includes original members Tom Hill (bass) and Brian Gibson (drums). Original guitarist Vic Malcolm is still involved with the songwriting.

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