Welfare Boogie

Album: The Complete Sessions 1971-72 (1972)
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  • This was released in March 1972; a group composition, it was probably inspired by personal experience. The short lived Fraternity saw hard times including a disastrous UK tour. The song puts a gloss on being unemployed and broke, and its light production gives it an optimistic feel. Bon Scott's vocals are excellent but it is surprising that it was chosen as the A Side in preference to the lyrically stronger "Annabelle."
  • Welfare Boogie is included on a compilation of early Bon Scott tracks by Raven Records called Seasons Of Change 1967-72. >>
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    Alexander Baron - London, England, for above 2
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