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AC/DC: You Shook Me All Night Long Meaning

Song Released: 1980


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You Shook Me All Night Long Lyrics

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She was a fast machine
She kept her motor clean
She was the best damn woman I had ever seen
She had the sightless eyes
Telling me no lies
Knockin' me out with those American thighs
Taking more than her share
Had me...

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    Jan 13th, 2006 1:54am report


    You're both wrong, Johnson stated in a documentary that this song was written for a sex FANTASY. He said that he had often fantasized about the american women he saw on TV.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 11th, 2008 1:23pm report


    I think these song lyrics are kind of self-explanatory. I mean, any song title with "You" and "All Night Long" in it, well you know what it's about.

    Like when they say "we were makin' it", well, believe me, honey, they aren't makin' cookies.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 10th, 2019 3:12pm report


    It about hard banging,sex, seduction. What ever u want to call it



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    anonymous
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    Nov 8th, 2018 11:55pm report


    The blind sightless eyes-bit is a woman riding and straddling him (hence the thighs line). The sightless eyes he speaks of are the woman's breast. She's riding him while looking at her breast. Its pretty self explanatory. Breast nipples can be construed as the eyes.



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    anonymous
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    Jul 5th, 2014 7:44am report


    You guys call yourselves fans of acdc..... Apparently no one read their biography



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    anonymous
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    Jul 22nd, 2013 7:04am report


    If you think about it, it could be about an obese woman. American thighs- America has the largest obesity rate. The earth was quaking- her heavy weight caused the earth to shake.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 22nd, 2013 1:36pm report


    Hot sexy girl named Tammy from Ohio!!! She was hot,sexy, wild, great ass, tits , everyone wanted her! She ended up being a stripper. Lucky guy who married her! Awesome personality also! Everyone loved her! This is her song because her last name in it! Long!



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    anonymous
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    May 30th, 2012 5:43am report


    Couldn't it be taken as devil/possession interpretation? Guess it depends how you view the song

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    anonymous
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    Oct 16th, 2011 10:02pm report


    "She told me to come but I was already there..."

    Obvious, isn´t it?



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    anonymous
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    Jun 9th, 2011 6:46pm report


    You see, I always assumed this was a song about an extremely fine car.
    "She had the sightless eyes, telling me no lies." -If this song is about a real woman, it doesn't make any sense, unless she was blind or lacking sight as that is what sightless means. I took it as he was talking about the headlights, which often times are characterized as the "eyes" of a car and they can't see and a car can't tell any lies.



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    anonymous
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    May 27th, 2011 5:31pm report


    I've heard an interview with Brian where he says that the course was actually about him having diarehea, and in the beginning he's singing about a car.



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    anonymous
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    May 8th, 2011 5:03pm report


    No it was made from a joke about a man hew contest about being with a girl.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 9th, 2011 4:18pm report


    All AC/DC songs are about sex, drugs and rock n' roll. plain and simple

    (with a few exceptions, like Hells Bells)



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    dallasmusiclover
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    Aug 1st, 2010 8:39pm report


    This song is simple, it is about low down and dirty sex.



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    brandtaylor93
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    Nov 7th, 2009 11:43pm report


    Losing virginity



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    anonymous
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    Nov 3rd, 2008 11:21pm report


    This is about sex.



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    wellnoted
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    Aug 3rd, 2008 8:20am report


    Carnival ..in such hot weather..nahhh..

    It's all about getting it right at night.. Just Angus and Malcom being Angus and Malcom with me! Damn now you know I'm a guy..lol..

    Well its just hardcore..pre/post seduction...whatever..SEX SEX SEX..

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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