AC/DC: The Encyclopaedia by Malcolm Dome, Jerry Ewing

By Malcolm Dome, Jerry Ewing

Targeting key parts surrounding a gaggle that stands along legends equivalent to Black Sabbath, Deep pink, and Led Zeppelin, this publication finds the phenomenon that's AC/DC. masking prior and current contributors, songs, gigs, occasions, albums, bootlegs, manufacturers, and various different matters, this exhaustive evaluation spans a unprecedented 35-year musical career—from the very earliest incarnations of the band sooner than Bon Scott’s arrival, in the course of the period during which he fronted the band and his premature dying, to the wildly winning landmark list again in Black, all of the approach to their 2003 induction into the Rock and Roll corridor of repute and past. Detailing a gaggle that has bought an predicted one hundred fifty million albums all over the world, this can be the definitive reference of 1 of song history’s such a lot extraordinary pioneers of difficult rock.


About the Author

Malcolm Dome used to be instrumental in founding the full Rock Radio station in London, the place he nonetheless works. he's the coauthor of Eddie Van Halen: be aware of the fellow, Play the track and Metallica: the full advisor to Their song. Jerry Ewing is a former editor for steel Hammer journal and a present member of the whole Rock Radio group. they're the coauthors of The Encyclopaedia Metallica.

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Recorded in late 1970, a few months after the band’s formation, and released by Infinity Records early the next year, the record reached number seven on the Australian charts. It was reissued by Festival Records in the 1990s. Scott was never a member of Blackfeather, but guested on the album. Guitarist and mainman John Robinson describes the band’s sound: “To me now, the influences are very apparent on the record. Zeppelin, Hendrix, Clapton, Free, Chicago Blues, Kettleby, Greensleeves, Morricone, Ravel, Arabic motives.

This may be based on a real event, but is another example of Scott’s amazing ability to tap into the seamier side of life, but to do so with sympathy and understanding, without being judgemental. For trivia freaks, please note the US version is 13 seconds longer than the European one. T. Track from the 1986 album Who Made Who. This is one of two instrumentals on the record – the other being Chase The Ace – and doesn’t feature Brian Johnson. On this track Cliff Williams drops his tuning, for the only time.

Indb 46 26/08/2008 17:51:01 AC*DC Encyclopaedia whether he survived, but the song is said to be based on the story of a friend of Scott’s. ‘Ain’t No Fun (Waitin’ Round To Be A Millionaire)’ is about someone dreaming of rock ’n’ roll success, and features the glorious line ‘Get your fucking jumbo jet off my airport’. And the title track has a real glint in its eye. P. T. album) and ‘Love At First Feel’, which was only ever released as life of a loner, and, despite being the bon viveur and a lover of life and excess, Scott was to some extent a lone gunman.

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