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The Youngs : the brothers who built AC/DC

Author: Jesse Fink
Publisher: New York : St. Martins Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of the trio through 11 classic rock songs and reveals some of the personal and creative secrets that went into their making. Important figures from AC/DC's long way to the top open up for the very first time, while unsung heroes behind the band's success are given the credit they are due. Accepted accounts of events are challenged while sensational new details emerge to cast a whole new light on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
NonFiction
Arts
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Fink
ISBN: 9781250053831 1250053838 9781466865204 1466865202
OCLC Number: 879329554
Description: 312 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Author's note. "Gimme a bullet" --
Preface. "Rock and roll ain't noise pollution" --
The Easybeats. "Good times" (1968) --
Stevie Wright. "Evie" (1974) --
AC/DC. "It's a long way to the top (If you wanna rock 'n' roll)" (1975) --
AC/DC. "Jailbreak" (1976) --
AC/DC. "Let there be rock" (1977) --
AC/DC, "Riff raff" (1978) --
AC/DC. "Highway to Hell" (1979) --
AC/DC. "Back in black" (1980) --
AC/DC. "You shook me all night long" (1980) --
AC/DC. "Hells bells" (1980) --
AC/DC. "Thunderstruck" (1990) --
Dramatis personae. "Who made who."
Responsibility: Jesse Fink.

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Tells the story of the trio through 11 classic songs and reveals some of the personal and creative secrets that went into their making. In this book, important figures from AC/DC's long way to the  Read more...

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""An essential read for fans of the band. Most important, "The Youngs" gives a full portrait of just how significant a role George Young, Malcolm and Angus's older brother, played in AC/DC's Read more...

 
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