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Johnson, Brian 1947 October 5-

Works: 47 works in 187 publications in 2 languages and 3,149 library holdings
Genres: Heavy metal (Music)  Rock music  Cover versions  Biography  Music videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Anecdotes  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Performer, Author, Composer, Lyricist, Musician
Classifications: M1841.18.A13, 782.42166
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Brian Johnson
Most widely held works by Brian Johnson
Back in black by AC/DC (Musical group)( Recording )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fast jede andere Band hätte durch den Verlust ihres Sängers mindestens einen happigen Karriere-Knick hinnehmen müssen. Nicht so AC/DC. Im Gegenteil! -- Nach dem tragischen Tod von Bon Scott (erstickte im Februar 1980 nach einer ausgedehnten Sauftour an seinem Erbrochenen) überraschten die Australier mit dem neuen Sänger Brian Johnson und ihrem bisher grössten Erfolg <<Back in Black>>, mit rund 45 Millionen Exemplaren das meistverkaufte Hard Rock-Album überhaupt. Und das trotz der immer noch beachtlichen <<Nurechtmitbonscott>>-Fraktion unter den AC/DC-Fans. -- Bei AC/DC ergibt die Gitarren-Arbeit der Brüder Angus und Malcolm Young, sowie der Rhythmus-Teppich von Bassist Cliff Williams und Schlagzeuger Phil Rudd, ein dermassen solides, tragendes und in seiner direkten Wirkung nicht zu überbietendes Fundament, dass der Sänger fast zweitrangig wird (aber natürlich schon der Schlagrahm auf der Torte ist). -- Alles ist auf den Punkt gespielt, druckvoll, explosiv, schnörkellos, kein Ton zuviel, minimaler (technischer) Aufwand, maximale Wirkung. Jeder Song ein Klassiker, jeder Song eine Hymne. Und zeitlos. (Quelle:, 16.10.2008)
Love & peace : greatest hits for kids( Recording )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 25 years, Music for Little People has been bringing families vibrant and engaging recordings featuring some of the biggest names in music. To celebrate this milestone, the label has assembled a collection of popular recordings and brought them together in one collection
Hollywood Vampires by Hollywood Vampires (Musical group)( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decades after Alice Cooper presided over the Lair of the Hollywood Vampires, the rocker has revived the moniker for his new supergroup with actor Johnny Depp and Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry
This land is your land : songs of unity( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various musicians, actors, and poets offer songs and poems that celebrate American history and the ideals of freedom and tolerance
Celebration of stars : children's music by Grammy celebrated artists( Recording )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From rock and world music to country and jazz, some of Grammy's most recognized artists create an introduction to a wide array of genres with kid-friendly tracks. Featured artists include AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson, Buckwheat Zydeco, Faith Hill, and Taj Mahal
The last ship by Sting( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by Sting's forthcoming play of the same name. Explores the central themes of homecoming and self-discovery. Inspired by growing up in the shadow of a shipyard. The play debuts on Broadway in 2014 and tells the story of the demise of the shipbuilding industry in 1980s Newcastle which shaped and overshadowed the city, its development, and its community. It illuminates universal truths such as the complexity of relationships, the passage of time and the importance of family and community
Cars that rock with Brian Johnson : burn rubber with Brian in the most iconic cars ever built by Brian Johnson( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When not wowing millions of fans in one of the most influential rock bands of all time, AC/DC singer Brian Johnson gets behind the wheel of a powerhouse car, competing in international races--including Daytona. Here he indulges his passion for magnificent four-wheeled vehicles, visiting factories, and discussing what makes the world's greatest manufacturers--from Porsche, Bugatti, and Lamborghini to Rolls-Royce, Mini, and Bentley--so iconic. Brian talks with owners and experts to reveal the fascinating histories and mysteries of each ride and gets to the root of our need for speed with cars that inspire awe, envy and pride"-- Publisher
AC/DC : dirty deeds( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents AC/DC's career from the early days, with frontman Bon Scott, to the most recent tours and recordings with Brian Johnson. CD comprises 1970s recordings by Brian Johnson and Geordie
The last ship by Sting( Recording )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No bull by AC/DC (Musical group)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Bull is a document of AC/DC's 1996 Ballbreaker tour. Director David Mallet documented the proceedings at the Plaza Del Toros De Las Ventas bullfighting arena in Madrid, Spain. Ultimately rushed for release in 1996 for the home video market, Mallet was always unhappy with the results of the final product. Until now. The film has been completely re-edited in HD and the audio remixed in both stereo and 5.1 surround sound
Rockers and rollers : an automotive autobiography by Brian Johnson( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Car racer, car collector and all-round car enthusiast, Brian Johnson is an incurable, certifiable petrolhead who can't remember a time when four wheels didn't feature as large in his life as music. This is his autobiography
Flick of the switch by AC/DC (Musical group)( Recording )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a Hyper CD, which contains regular audio tracks and also provides a link to the artist's website with the help of a web browser. AC/DC: Brian Johnson (vocals); Angus Young, Malcolm Young (guitar); Cliff Williams (bass); Phil Rudd (drums). Recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas. Originally released on Atlantic (80100). Includes liner notes by Brad Tolinski. Detractors have long called minimalist bands such as AC/DC, Bad Company and ZZ Top formulaic. By paring rock down to its most basic elements, these bands forged a musical terrain where anything less than mastery over the form would reveal gaping holes in the structure. Remember that there are no keyboards filling up space, or creating diversions on an AC/DC record. The point is, AC/DC's approach may not have varied an inch over the years and it may very well be a formula. It is also a highly effective one. FLICK OF THE SWITCH carries the spirit of the band's hard rock crunch with capable aplomb. Massive guitar riffs that could capsize a medium size boat, a stomping 4/4-rhythm section and Brian Johnson screeching like a banshee on the warpath. The album's highlights are the mid-tempo "Rising Power," and the bruising title track. When Johnson screams "With a flick of the switch she'll blow you sky high" on the latter, AC/DC proves itself still capable of explosive outbursts
Blow up your video by AC/DC (Musical group)( Recording )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AC/DC live by AC/DC (Musical group)( Recording )

9 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AC/DC backtracks( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hollywood Vampires by Hollywood Vampires (Musical group)( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back in black by AC/DC (Musical group)( )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rockers and rollers : an automotive autobiography
Alternative Names
Brian Johnson britischer Musiker, Sänger von AC/DC

Brian Johnson britisk sanger

Brian Johnson britisk songar

Brian Johnson brittisk sångare

Brian Johnson brytyjski muzyk rockowy, wokalista AC/DC

Brian Johnson cantante britannico

Brian Johnson chanteur britannique

Brian Johnson English singer and songwriter

Brian Johnson vocalista de AC/DC

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Johnson, B. 1947-

Johnson, Brian 1947 Oct 5-

Johnson, Brian Francis

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Брайън Джонсън

Браян Джонсон

Браян Джонсон британський рок-музикант і поет, колишній вокаліст гуртів Geordie та AC/DC

Брајан Џонсон

Джонсон, Брайан

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בריאן ג'ונסון

برايان جونسون

برایان جانسن خواننده بریتانیایی

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AC/DC backtracks