Dynamite treat for AC/DC fans
Some may remember that two of Bon Scott’s notepads came up for auction last year at Christie's. They were expected to fetch around $20,000 - $30,000. When the auctioneers gavel fell at New York's Rockefeller Plaza, they actually fetched $35,000.
The description of the auction (including typos) was as follows:
A pair of notebooks containing handwritten lyrics by AC/DC lead singer and lyricist Bon Scott, composed by Scott during his time with the band from 1974 through his death in 1980. The notebooks contain 25 handwritten song lyrics, comprising songs found on the bands' first three albums including High Voltage, T.N.T and Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap. Written in various colored marker, it also includes a drawing of a woman and humorous notes, including on the inside cover of one of the notebooks, Any spelling or grammatical errars in this book are done on purpose so's not to make Angus feel to bad, English being not his best subject. (But he speaks verry fluent Tasmanian!) and after the song There's Gonna Be Some Rockin, (Fuck This One's Shithouse. Forget It!).
Notebook 1: She's Got Balls, Soul Stripper, Little Lover, Love Song, Stick Around, Soul Stripper, You Ain't Got A Hold On Me, High Voltage Rock 'N' Roll!, Live Wire!, Long Way To The Top, I'm A Rocker, Rock 'N' Roll Singer, T.N.T.
Notebook 2: She's Got The Jack! (Recorded Version), She's Got The Jack! (Stage Version), Millionaire, Problem Child, Dirty Deeds, Gaol Break, Squeeler, Big Balls, RIP, Ride On, There's Gonna Be Some Rockin.
The lyrics for T.N.T. were written in red marker and here is a high quality scan and Photoshop download of the original.