Tag Archive for 'Media'

Bill Leak’s Portrait of Bon

bill leak portrait of bon scott

Aussie painter Bill Leak has a series about painting dead famous Australians. This week, he did Bon Scott. You can see the ABC website about the series here, and I’ve uploaded the video (26min, 90mb) here. Enjoy!

AC/DC agnostic celebrates the ultimate live wire

acdc agnostic
This article appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald Today. (Thanks to Vanessa for spending $1.30 on a newspaper and taking a photo of it on her back lawn for me…)

See the whole article online here (it’s also mirrored on The Age).

I had a nice chat with the journalist, Clare Morgan, yesterday. Continue reading ‘AC/DC agnostic celebrates the ultimate live wire’

The Age Shall Not Weary Him…

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[archival photo of Bon on stage, as published in Melbourne’s Age Newspaper today, by Rennie Ellis]

(Apologies for the terrible pun.) Rock-guru Patrick Donovan has written about Bon Scott, and this humble lil blog, in the Age Newspaper today. (Thanks Andrew for the heads-up!)

Read his article here.

That amazing photo above is by Rennie Ellis, a legendary Aussie photographer. Look at the adoration on the faces of those cuties in the front row!

I’ll be posting up some more shots from the Rennie Ellis archive soon. They are amazing, and most of them haven’t been published before! Watch this space.

PS: here’s a scan of the article as it appeared in the real newspaper (Thanks Gabby n Darcy for sending it thru!)