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AC/DC

For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)

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“For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)“ is a song by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. The song was first released on AC/DC’s eighth studio album For Those About to Rock We Salute You in 1981, and later as a single in 1982. The single’s B-side contains an edited live version of “Let There Be Rock”, recorded in Landover, Maryland, in late-1981. The video to “For Those About to Rock (We Salute You)“ was filmed at that same concert. The song was later included on AC/DC’s first soundtrack album, Who Made Who, released in 1986 for the Stephen King film Maximum Overdrive. The title and central lyric of the song are based on an ancient salute used by Roman prisoners to be executed in the Colosseum, “Ave, Caesar, morituri te salutant” (“Hail Caesar, we who are about... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ For those about to rock, we salute you ... We salute you ... Fire

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