Bon: the Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black
The death of Bon Scott is the Da Vinci Code of rock
In death, AC/DC's trailblazing frontman has become a rock icon, and the legend of the man known around the world simply as "Bon" grows with each passing year. But how much of it is myth?
At the heart of Bon: The Last Highway is a special -- and unlikely -- friendship between an Australian rock star and an alcoholic Texan troublemaker. Jesse Fink, author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC, reveals its importance for the first time.
Leaving no stone unturned in a three-year journey that begins in Austin and ends in London, Fink takes the reader back to a legendary era for music that saw the relentless AC/DC machine achieve its commercial breakthrough but also threaten to come apart. With unprecedented access to Bon's lovers, newly unearthed documents, and a trove of never-before-seen photos, Fink divulges startling new information about Bon's last hours to solve the mystery of how he died.
Music fans around the world have been waiting for the original, forensic, unflinching, and masterful biography Bon Scott so richly deserves -- and now, finally, it's here.
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Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in BlackUser Review - Jesse Fink - Publishers Weekly
Fink (The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC) leaves no stone unturned in this deep biography of Bon Scott, the original AC/DC front man. Fink focuses on AC/DC’s run from 1977 to Scott’s death in ... Read full review
Got to really dispute the trolls who are dissing this book. They have an agenda, that I can't work out as this is one of the best rock and roll books ever written. Extensively researched and beautifully written this is the book for real rock fans who are looking for intelligent writing and discourse. Finks extensive search for the real people who knew and worked with Bon is excemplary. Look for some of the reviews from rock people who are in the business- I'm absolutely sure they will give it 5 stars. Its a serious book for people who a genuinely interested in the business of Rock n Roll. And its a great read