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Tuesday, May 24, 2011
AC/DC: Brian Johnson 19 Min Video Interview Talking "Rockers And Rollers: A Full Throttle Memoir"
AC/DCfrontmanBrian Johnsonwas interviewed this morning's (May 24) edition of"Jim Kerr Rock & Roll Morning Show"on theWAXQ-FM/Q104.3radio station in New York City. The 19-minute chat can now be viewed below. Photos ofJohnsonin theQ104.3studios are available atthis location. Johnsonwill go on a short, three-stop book signing tour this week to celebrate the publication of his book,"Rockers And Rollers: A Full Throttle Memoir", which arrives today. Johnson will sign atBarnes & Nobleon Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on May 24 at 12:30 p.m.,Book Revuein Huntington, New York on May 25 at 7:00 p.m., andBookendsin Ridgewood, New Jersey on May 26, also at 7:00 p.m. While otherAC/DCbooks like"AC/DC: Maximum Rock And Roll"have covered the history of the band, a press release stated that"Rockers And Rollers"gives fans "a rare, riveting window intoBrian Johnson's other driving passion, his love for automobiles. From teenage memories in the backs of beat-up coups to a side career as a race car driver,Johnson shares his tantalizing life story - a memoir told through his lifelong love affair with cars." JohnsontoldMotor Trendmagazine that his obsession with driving began as a child, when his father bought him a steering wheel and put a stick through it. He explained, "I put it through the headboard of my bed and put four cushions up. My dad would shake his head. I would drive all over the world. I'd just be sitting there (makes engine sound). I could hear my father say to my mother, 'We're going to have to do something about him.'"