'74 Jailbreak

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'74 Jailbreak
EP by
Released15 October 1984
GenreHard rock, blues rock
ProducerHarry Vanda, George Young
AC/DC chronology
Flick of the Switch
'74 Jailbreak
Fly on the Wall
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars [1]

'74 Jailbreak is an EP by Australian rock band AC/DC, comprising five tracks that had previously been released only in Australia. It was released in 1984 only in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, Israel, Japan, Mexico, South Africa, the US, Uruguay and Venezuela. The song "Jailbreak" was also released as a single and a video. The EP was reissued worldwide in 2003 as part of the AC/DC Remasters series.

The first track is from the Australian version of Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976), while the rest are from the Australian version of the band's debut album, High Voltage, recorded in 1974 and released early the following year.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks are written by Bon Scott, Malcolm Young and Angus Young, except where noted.

1."Jailbreak" 4:40
2."You Ain't Got a Hold on Me" 3:31
3."Show Business" 4:46
4."Soul Stripper"M. Young, A. Young6:25
5."Baby, Please Don't Go"Big Joe Williams4:50



Country Sales Certification
United States 1,000,000 Platinum


  1. ^ https://www.allmusic.com/album/r87/review
  2. ^ Engleheart, Murray & Arnaud Durieux (2006). AC/DC: Maximum Rock & Roll. pp. 92–93. ISBN 0-7322-8383-3.
  3. ^ Saulnier, Jason (30 September 2011). "Mark Evans Interview". Music Legends. Archived from the original on 7 November 2012. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
  4. ^ a b Fink, Jesse (1 November 2013). The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC. Ebury Australia. ISBN 9781742759791.

External links[edit]

  • Lyrics on AC/DC's official website