Highway to Hell: The Life and Death of AC/DC Legend Bon Scott by Clinton WalkerHighway to Hell: The Life and Death of AC/DC Legend Bon Scott by Clinton Walker

Highway to Hell: The Life and Death of AC/DC Legend Bon Scott

byClinton Walker

Paperback | October 4, 2010

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The definitive account of AC/DC's rise to fame, when the ribald lyrics and charismatic stage presence of singer Bon Scott, along with the guitar work of Angus and Malcolm Young, defined a new, highly influential brand of rock and roll. Drawing on many interviews and featuring a gallery of rare photos, Clinton Walker traces the band's career through the life of their original front man, from small-time gigs to international success, up to Scott's shocking death in 1980. AC/DC's undiminishedsuperstar status (they're the fourth-bestselling band of all time), and their indelible influence on a succession of genres from metal to grunge to rap, ensure that Bon Scott's presence continues to be felt strongly. HIGHWAY TO HELL offers the full story of this seminal rock figure. A consistent seller since it was first published here in 2001, HIGHWAY TO HELL has been updated for this edition. New details that have come to light in recent years about the last hours of Scott's life have been added, enabling the author to dispel persistent rumors and myths and once more set the record straight.
Born in country Victoria in 1957, Walker grew up in Melbourne and, after dropping out of Brisbane Art College in 1976, started writing for student newspaper and his own punk fanzines. After moving to Sydney in 1980 an freelancing for rock magazines such as RAM and Rolling Stones, he gained a reputations as Australia’s most prescient ...
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Title:Highway to Hell: The Life and Death of AC/DC Legend Bon ScottFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 8.88 × 5.88 × 0.73 inPublished:October 4, 2010Publisher:Verse Chorus PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1891241230

ISBN - 13:9781891241239

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book I loved Bon Scott is the greatest. He really lived a full life, and in this book you hear all the vibrancy of that life. see what lead to him becoming a part of ac/dc and how he really made that band into something I don't think it would of been if he hadn't of joined it and steered it in the right direction. he really doesn't get enough credit for how he became the real rebellion of ac/dc. angus young just put on a costume and pretended. bon lived it. hearing how they were considering kicking bon scott out of the band.
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