Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black

Bon: The Last Highway: The Untold Story of Bon Scott and AC/DC's Back in Black

by Jesse Fink

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Overview

- Did Bon actually write songs on Back in Black? What really happened on the morning of his death? The book answers these questions and more, exploring Bon’s potential solo career, sensational details about his love life, and a look into the rigors of life on the road.


- Features a previously unpublished audio interview with Bon himself, a trove of unseen photographs, and in-depth interviews with such rock legends as Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones and Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony.


- Jesse Fink’s latest book, The Youngs: The Brothers who Built AC/DC, was an international bestseller translated into nine languages. It received a 4-star review in Rolling Stone, and AC/DC bassist Mark Evans called it “the best book I’ve ever read about AC/DC.”


- AC/DC’s latest tour — the Rock or Bust World Tour — ran from April 2015 to September 2016. The band has sold over 200M albums and has 30M Facebook fans. Back In Black is the second bestselling album of all time, following Thriller.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781770414099
Publisher: ECW Press
Publication date: 11/07/2017
Pages: 504
Sales rank: 271,912
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Jesse Fink was born in London in 1973. He is the author of The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC, which was released in more than 20 countries. Bon: The Last Highway is his fourth book. He divides his time between Sydney, Australia, and São Paulo, Brazil, with his wife and daughter.

Table of Contents

OPENER: Shot Down in Flames

PART ONE 1977

1 | Go Down

2 | Bad Boy Boogie

3 | Whole Lotta Rosie

4 | Problem Child

5 | Dog Eat Dog

6 | Overdose

7 | Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be

PART TWO 1978

8 | What’s Next to the Moon

9 | Kicked In the Teeth

10 | Rock ’n’ Roll Damnation

11 | Gimme a Bullet

12 | Up to My Neck in You

13 | Riff Raff

14 | Down Payment Blues

15 | Sin City

16 | Cold Hearted Man

PART THREE 1979

17 | Walk All Over You

18 | Night Prowler

19 | Touch Too Much

20 | Love Hungry Man

21 | If You Want Blood

(You’ve Got It)

22 | Girls Got Rhythm

23 | Highway to Hell

PART FOUR 1980

24 | Shoot to Thrill

25 | Hells Bells

26 | Shake a Leg

27 | Let Me Put My Love into You

28 | Given the Dog a Bone

29 | Have a Drink on Me

30 | Back in Black

31 | What Do You Do

for Money Honey

32 | Rock and Roll Ain’t

Noise Pollution

PART FIVE aftermath

33 | Rocker

34 | Ain’t No Fun (Waiting

’Round to Be a Millionaire)

35 | High Voltage

36 | It’s a Long Way to the Top

(If You Wanna Rock ’n’ Roll)

37 | Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

38 | Rock ’n’ Roll Singer

39 | You Shook Me All Night Long

40 | Live Wire

41 | Let There Be Rock

CLOSER: Ride On

Epilogue | Carry Me Home

Dramatis Personae | Dirty Eyes

Acknowledgements | Crabsody in Blue

Bibliography | Beating Around the Bush

Appendix | Gone Shootin’

Index | Get It Hot

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