Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages

AC/DC

Martin Aston, Auckland Star, 1990

"Just what are the East Germans who flock across the crumbled Berlin Wall spending their money on? While champagne and fresh fruit were once hot items, recorded music is becoming the purchase of choice. Business in West Berlin record shops is up 300 per cent. Wagner and the Ring cycle? Otto Klemperer and Beethoven? No. The top sellers: AC/DC and the Dirty Dancing soundtrack" (Newsweek 1990)

Total word count of piece: 1799


Not yet registered to read this free article? Enter your email address in the first field below and we'll send you a password to read all free articles on Rock's Backpages. Once you've received it, please login using the same email address (as your username) plus the password you've been sent, using the LOGIN form below.

If you've registered (or are an RBP subscriber), you don't need to request a new password. Simply enter your email address and password in the LOGIN form below...

REGISTER

LOGIN

For full access to all RBP articles, click here to subscribe.

The email we send will come from the address webmaster@rocksbackpages.com. If you don't receive the message please be sure to check any spam filters you may have in place.