Thursday: "You Shook Me All Night Long. "On 4/19/80. 32 year old English singer Brian Johnson joined Australian group AC/DC, replacing Bon Scott who had died after a drinking binge in February of 1980. Johnson's first band was the Gobi Desert Canoe Club. He was also in a band called Fresh. From 1970, Johnson played with cabaret/club band The Jasper Hart Band, performing songs from the musical Hair. He and other members of the band went on to form Geordie.