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AC/DC: It's a Long Way to the Top Meaning


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Song Released: 1976

It's a Long Way to the Top Lyrics

Ridin' down the highway
Goin' to a show
Stop in all the by-ways
Playin' rock 'n' roll
Gettin' robbed
Gettin' stoned
Gettin' beat up
Broken boned
Gettin' had
Gettin' took
I tell you folks
It's harder than it looks

It's a long way to...

  1. anonymous
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    Sep 26th 2021 report

    The struggles of a band wanting to make it and all the things that come along the way of that. It's like the title says. It ain't easy trying to be a rock and roll star. There's a lot of crap you have to go through.

  2. anonymous
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    Oct 29th 2012 report

    It's a bit obvious really, they are singing about how hard the rock n' roll life is and trying to get to the top, they sing this extremely well though!

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