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Died On This Date (April 7, 2014) Neil Smith / Former Bassist For AC/DC & Rose Tattoo

Posted by themusicsover on April 7, 2013

Neil Smith
1953 – April 7, 2013

neil-smithNeil Smith was an early bassist for legendary Australian rock band, AC/DC.  As the replacement for original bassist, Larry Van Kriedt in 1974, Smith was in the band for less than a year before being replaced by Rob Bailey.  In 1979, Smith joined Rose Tattoo, another popular Australian hard rock band of the day, for a brief period.   Neil Smith lost his battle with cancer on April 7, 2013.

Thanks to Paul Bearer for the assist.

 

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