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Classic Rock - - Bon Scott -

In 2005, Ge­off Bar­ton’s Clas­sic Rock cover story brought to light new in­for­ma­tion re­gard­ing Bon Scott’s move­ments the night he died, via in­ter­views with for­mer UFO mem­bers Pete Way and Paul Chap­man.

In con­trast with the widely re­ported ver­sion of events, Paul claimed to have been vis­ited at home by Bon and his friend Joe Fury be­fore Bon left their com­pany, go­ing on to meet up with the mys­te­ri­ous fig­ure Alis­tair Kin­n­ear.

Bon Scott bi­og­ra­pher Clin­ton Walker had con­cluded that the name Alis­tair Kin­n­ear was most likely an alias and no such per­son ever re­ally ex­isted. But Kin­n­ear was real, and the year the fea­ture was pub­lished he sur­faced and con­sented to an email in­ter­view. The in­ter­view, which came in the form of a state­ment, was later pub­lished in a Metal Ham­mer/Clas­sic Rock AC/DC spe­cial. Some 12 years on, au­thor Jesse Fink tracked down some more key fig­ures to try to piece to­gether what re­ally hap­pened that fate­ful night…

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