Rockers and Rollers

Rockers and Rollers : A Full-Throttle Memoir

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By night, Brian Johnson sings in the biggest rock 'n' roll band on the planet. But by day, AC/DC's frontman drives balls to the wall. Cars and rock 'n' roll--they were made for each other. When he was a young boy growing up in a working-class English town, Brian developed what would become a lifelong passion for cars, trolling junkyards and even pretending to drive the family car. From there, he steamed up the windows of his old Mini Cooper as a teenager, spent untold time in hygienically challenged tour buses with helpful signs such as No Shitting Allowed. Shagging Expected, was chauffeured in leather-trimmed limos, and raced cars to a checkered flag. Featuring guest stars Cliff Williams, Malcolm and Angus Young, and many, many others, even Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rockers and Rollers is a tribute to Brian's obsession with four wheels. By turns surprising, poignant, funny, and maybe a little bit bawdy, these are the stories of a man who drives as hard as he rocks.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 142.24 x 213.36 x 27.94mm | 362.87g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0061990833
  • 9780061990830
  • 871,365

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"It's surprisingly refreshing that Johnson's lively memoir basically has little to do with writing about life with AC/DC--it's really all about cars."--Publishers Weekly
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