Angus Young Pays Tribute at Cliff Williams’ Last AC/DC Show

The poignant moment happened during a Philadelphia show.

By Hayden Wright

Shortly after he announced his retirement from AC/DC, last night bassist Cliff Williams played his final show in Philadelphia. Bandmate Angus Young used the moment to salute Williams on his long career during the final song, “For Those About to Rock (We Salute You).” During the closer, Young grabbed Williams from the back of the stage and brought him to the front, ensuring that the whole room’s attention was on the departing bassist.

Related: Cliff Williams Announces Retirement from AC/DC

The AC/DC Twitter account released an interview with Williams that explained his decision:

“It’s time for me to step out,” he said. “Not because we lost Mal[colm Young], Phil [Rudd] or Brian [Johnson], I mean that’s…everything changes when something happens like that. When Bon [Scott] died, it changed then. You know, everything changes, so it’s not that it’s just…I’m just ready to get off the road, really, and do what I do in between tours.”

Watch the moment from Tuesday night’s Philly show here:

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