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The definitive account of AC/DC'ss rise to fame, when the cheeky lyrics and charismatic presence of Bon Scott, along with the guitar work of Angus and Malcolm Young, defined a new, highly influential brand of rock and roll. Drawing on original interviews and including many rare photos, this book traces AC/DC'ss career through the life of their original front man.
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Clinton Walker is the author of several books and documentaries on Australian music. His other books include Inner City Sound and Stranded: The Secret History of Australian Independent Music. His latest project is a book and film, Buried Country: The Story of Aboriginal Country Music (2000)From Library Journal:
First published in Australia in 1994 and completely revised for its American debut this biography of the late AC/DC singer Scott (1947-80) can be summed up by one of his frank quotes: "They say to me, 'Are you AC or DC?,' and I say, 'Neither, I'm the lightnin' flash in the middle.' " After joining one of rock'n'roll's landmark bands, he provided the creative and charismatic spark necessary for AC/DC to reach worldwide fame. And like a flash of lightning, he quickly faded, suffering a well-documented alcohol-related death. Gladly, Walker (Stranded: The Secret History of Australian Independent Music) not only illustrates the early stages of AC/DC but also takes readers on a rollicking tour through the formative years of Australia's rock scene and Scott's prior musical career as a reluctant teen pop star. Littered with drunken escapades, throngs of loose women, and ample road stories, this work proves that the term "sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll" isn't just a catch phrase; it's a way of life. Recommended for larger public libraries and all music collections, as it sheds some much-needed light on Down Under's musical roots. Robert Morast, "Argus Daily Leader," Sioux Falls, SD
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