The Midnight Special was the first-ever late night live concert show on USTV; from 1973-1981, the series featured a variety of artists and styles in a concert setting. In addition to major mainstream performers, the show would also feature up-and-coming acts.
Still working on building their profile Stateside, AC/DC were on the road and played the tv show in the fall of 1978, in support of "Powerage," released that spring. Read more on hennemusic.
Check out the introduction by Ted Nugent and Steven Tyler!