Jeff Apter

Jeff Apter

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In a career spanning more than 30 years I've written more than 30 commercially and critically well-received books, including biographies of Keith Urban, the Bee Gees, Angus Young and Jeff Buckley. My work has been published all around the world. New York's Kensington Books has just published my Keith Urban biography in the USA and advance reviews — including praise from 15-time Grammy winner Ricky Skaggs — have been terrific. My other recent subjects include AC/DC's Bon Scott (Bad Boy Boogie), Daniel Johns of Silverchair (The Book of Daniel) and the Easybeats' George Young (Friday On My Mind). I co-wrote the Kasey Chambers memoir, called A Little Bird Told Me, and worked as a ghostwriter with Mark Evans of AC/DC on his bestseller, Dirty Deeds. Kasey's book was part of the '50 Books You Can't Put Down' / Get Reading program in 2011, while Mark's book made NPR's best music books of 2011 list. I also helped Michael Browning with his memoir Dog Eat Dog and assisted Richard Clapton with his book, The Best Years of our Lives. My biography of Johnny O'Keefe was the Sydney Morning Herald's Pick of the Week in their August 10 2013 issue. My Bee Gees biography, Tragedy: The Sad Ballad of the Gibb Brothers was also Fairfax's Pick of the week and was published in the UK by Jawbone Press. My latest book, 2023's Don't Dream It's Over: The Remarkable Life of Neil Finn is on the bestseller list in Australia and has been widely praised. 'Jeff Apter gives us an engaging portrait of the powerhouse behind Crowded House,' noted the Sydney Morning Herald. I was a senior writer for Rolling Stone (where I was on staff for several years) and also wrote for the Sydney Morning Herald. I was the music reviewer for The Bulletin for many years and was a senior writer for Vogue and GQ. And I still remember the afternoon I met Aretha Franklin as if it was yesterday. I'm on Facebook and can also be reached through this site. Also see
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    • The Red Hot Chili Peppers Story
    • By: Jeff Apter
    • Narrated by: Adrian Mulraney
    • Length: 15 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 05-14-12
    • Language: English
    • 4 out of 5 stars 40 ratings

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    • The Life of Angus Young - AC/DC's Last Man Standing
    • By: Jeff Apter
    • Narrated by: John Derum
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 01-10-18
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 91 ratings

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    • His Amazing Journey from Daydreamer to Superstar
    • By: Jeff Apter
    • Narrated by: Ant Neate
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 07-01-22
    • Language: English
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

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