Early AC/DC video found
Original AC/DC singer Dave Evans’ official web site has been updated with the video for AC/DC’s ‘Can I Sit Next To You Girl’ single.
‘Can I Sit Next To You Girl’, featuring Dave Evans on vocals, was AC/DC’s debut single. The clip was recorded around May 1974 for release on Australian national TV. It was taped at The Last Picture Show venue in Cronulla, Sydney, which was originally a movie theater before it became a rock venue. All the top acts, including AC/DC, would play there.
AC/DC had originally been a jeans-and-t-shirt type band, and to coincide with the release of the single, it was agreed that the band would wear some outrageous costumes — including Angus with his schoolboy uniform — to catch the attention of the industry and the fans.
AC/DC began a national tour just after filming the “Can I Sit Next To You Girl” video and backed up LOU REED on a few shows in Melbourne and Adelaide.
“Can I Sit Next to You Girl” was voted the best Australian single of 1974.