The Youngs

The Youngs

The Brothers Who Built AC/DC

Book - 2014
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Tells the story of the trio through 11 classic rock songs and reveals some of the personal and creative secrets that went into their making.
Publisher: New York :, St. Martins Press,, 2014
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781250053831
Call Number: 780.2 ZA103f 2014
Characteristics: 312 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 25 cm


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KarenE61 Aug 27, 2015

Title notwithstanding, "The Youngs" is more about the people and personalities behind the marketing of AC/DC than the Young brothers or the band itself. It is also more a compilation of theories, speculation, and anecdotes than definitive information--not surprising, considering the subjects' refusal to be interviewed or otherwise involved. Much of the book is devoted to argument about who deserves credit for which part of AC/DC's rise to the top. ("Who Made Who," indeed!) The photograph section merely serves to underscore this point: only 10 of the book's 28 photos include an image of even a single one of the Young brothers. Furthermore, the author's disjointed style of presentation makes the narrative difficult to follow. Those fascinated by the machinations of the record industry may find it an interesting read; however, all but the most rabid fans of the band will miss nothing by skipping this book.


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