Mark Evans autobiography gets the thumbs up from a North Dakota librarian!
While former AC/DC bassist Evans provides a rare "been there, done that" perspective of touring with the group, he doesn't focus on the sultry details of groupie action or condemn the notorious dictatorial control of the band's Young brothers. Although some readers may wish for more dirt, this is the life journey of a guy who just happened to be part of the biggest rock band in Australian history. Evans's prose reads like a casual conversation you'd hear while nursing a pint on a barstool—folksy, with a gentleman's dose of rock 'n' roll attitude. He paints the late Bon Scott as a kind person more worried about being a good friend than living a rock 'n' roll lifestyle, and his glimpses of Angus Young show that the uptight teetotaler guitarist knew how to let his hair down. And without the annoying flood of "I" sentences, Evans lets us know who he is as he opens up about his post-AC/DC depression and the shock of losing his oldest daughter. VERDICT By the end of this rewarding book, readers may find themselves more interested in Evans than his former band. Great for AC/DC fans and memoir readers, this is easy entertainment with a sincere heart
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Mark Evans' Dirty Deeds reviewed in Library Journal
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