ACDC❴Reading❵ ➽ ACDC Author Jeff Apter – To fans and critics alike the years 1973 to 1980 – the Bon Scott era – are the most significant of ACDC's five decade career In a prolific and freuently brilliant run they recorded six studio albu To fans and critics alike the years to – the Bon Scott era – are the most significant of ACDC's five decade career In a prolific and freuently brilliant run they recorded six studio albums established a diehard fanbase that stretched from Australia to the UK Europe to North America toured relentlessly and created no small amount of controversy and chaos At one low point in Australia the band's records were banned their shows were cancelled and they were hounded by police – all because Angus Young dared bare his spotty backside at a press conference In the midst of the mayhem however they were building a body of work that remains unmatched in hard rock Many of ACDC's classic songs were cut during this time – Dirty Deeds Rock and Roll Damnation High Voltage If You Want Blood You Got It Whole Lotta Rosie Long Way to the Top Let there be Rock and – and it says plenty that these fan favourites are still staples of the band's current live sets today Illustrated throughout with rare photographs from the era this book documents all the key events of this frenetic time beginning with the band's very first shows in the bloodhouses of suburban Sydney – even before the name ACDC had been dreamed up by Margaret Young Malcolm and Angus's big sister – and culminating with 's Highway to Hell the album that paved the way for the mammoth success of Back in Black and all that was to follow and the untimely death of Bon Scott both an end and a new beginning for the band.

Jeff Apter is the author of than books many dealing with the world of music He has written biographies of Keith Urban the Finn brothers Johnny O’Keefe Jeff Buckley and the Bee Gees As ghostwriter he has worked with Kasey Chambers ACDC’s Mark Evans and Richard Clapton He was also the creative consultant for the Helpmann Award–nominated live production A State of Grace The Music o.

Paperback  ¸ ACDC PDF/EPUB ´
  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • ACDC
  • Jeff Apter
  • 14 June 2014
  • 9781911036418

12 thoughts on “ACDC

  1. says:

    A day by day month by month history of the bandToo many bland entries for me June 1 UFO headline this show at the 2500 capacity Auditorium Theater in Rochester New York but many in the crowd leave after ACDC's blistering setJune 10 Angus and Bon again somehow make their way to the balcony during their set at The Palace Theater in Albany New York still playing all the whileIf that's your thing or you like plenty of references as to how tight Bon's pants were have at it

  2. says:

    Annals of a great rock band absurdly precise timeline and plenty of photos but could feel a bit tedious to read if you're not a fan of the band

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