Highway to Hell: The Life and Death of Bon Scott

A revelatione most perceptive book written about an Australian rock figure Sydney Morning HeraldWhen Bon Scott died in London in 1980, AC DC were on the brink of becoming the world s biggest rock band As the lightning bolt of lyrical inspiration behind their songs and frontman for their high voltage live performances, Bon was already a legend In death, he became t A revelatione most perceptive book written about an Australian rock figure Sydney Morning HeraldWhen Bon Scott died in London in 1980, AC DC were on the brink of becoming the world s biggest rock band As the lightning bolt of lyrical inspiration behind their songs and frontman for their high voltage live performances, Bon was already a legend In death, he became the ultimate Australian rock icon.Highway to Hell tells Bon Scott s story in two fisted prose drawn from deep research and scores of interviews It charts the long way to the top for a larrikin lad from Fremantle who rose out of the rubble of a primitive pop scene to become the voice of a generation the raucous howl and mischievous glint in classic songs like TNT , Jailbreak , Let There Be Rock , Dirty Deeds and Whole Lotta Rosie , which are still finding new fans to this day.Since it was first published to worldwide acclaim in 1994, Clinton Walker s Highway to Hell has endured as the definitive book on Bon Scott and AC DC It stands as a moving and vivid tribute to the redemptive power of rock n roll and to a unique man who gave his life in pursuit of a wild, beautiful dream Great reporting, scholarship and storytelling Rolling Stone US
Highway to Hell The Life and Death of Bon Scott A revelatione most perceptive book written about an Australian rock figure Sydney Morning HeraldWhen Bon Scott died in London in AC DC were on the brink of becoming the world s biggest rock band

  • Title: Highway to Hell: The Life and Death of Bon Scott
  • Author: Clinton Walker
  • ISBN: 9781743547328
  • Page: 230
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Highway to Hell: The Life and Death of Bon Scott”

    1. Interesting read! Bon Scott clearly had his demons, drugs and alcohol, but he comes across, as your average bit rough around the edge's, nice guy!Clearly he was one of the main reasons that AC/DC, became the major success they that did/ are!Is this book worth reading? Yes totally!

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