I met this girl for the first time on Saturday night
Standing in the queue at the Odeon alright
Oh I took her by surprise
When I gave her one of my lines
She started smiling at me real fine (ha)
That's when I said

Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you?

At intermission we were doing alright
'Till this guy came up and stood by her side
Oh I took him by surprise
When I gave him one of my lines
She started smiling at me real fine
And that's when I said

Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you?
Can I sit next to you

Yeah, come on now
So let me!
Can I sit next to you, girl, can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl, can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, and then take you home
Can I sit next to you, girl, can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, lick your ear
Can I sit next to you, girl, can I sit next to you, girl
Come on

Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl

Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I sit next to you, girl
Can I?


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    the original lyrics were avtuall a change in the second verse it was originaly "An" intermission we were doing alright Until this guy came up and stood by her side Oh "he" took "me" by surprise When "he" gave "her" one of my lines She started smiling at me real fine And that's when "he" said

    changes are in "'s it was changed when Bon scott joined the band originally it was about an inciden that dave evans had but they changed it becaus it was better if they got the girl

    jimmykon September 28, 2005   Link
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    this is about a guy picking up on a chick in a bar and he gives her a line and shes all into it. The a guy comes up and he gives him a line and he backs off.

    phuCKYouPUNKS11on April 30, 2003   Link
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    so "mr. pick up line" gives the other guy a line when he tries to pick her up as to say,"back off shes mine" or to make himself look gay so the man backs off?

    Mr. Badguy0077on November 16, 2004   Link
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    AC/DC's first ever single, with some excellent riffing. This isn't actually set in a bar, it's set in a cinema, to correct the anti-punk guy who first commented.

    Dreamer Deceiveron December 29, 2004   Link
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    im listening to this song right now and this song is really cool i heard brian johnson sing this song and it doesnt sound the same

    xohighwaytohellxoon December 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    The way he sings this song is really...good, if you will...haha, considering he wasn't very charming. This is a cool song just about picking a girl up.

    TaytorToton February 13, 2006   Link
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    I sang this song at my school's talent show senior year, and I blew the roof off, they said best performance that year, maybe the best that school has ever seen.

    bill1985on December 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
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    i dunno for sure but i think this was AC/DC's very first song

    spooner113on June 04, 2007   Link
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    It was their first song. It was written waaay back when Dave Evans was the lead singer.

    And I saw this performed last year, live, by Dave Evans... AND I WAS STANDING LESS THAT 10 METRES AWAY FROM HIM!!!!!!!! T'was an AMAZING experience =)

    Venus53on July 03, 2007   Link
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    Ugh, Brian Johnson singing this song? Thats basically sacrilege. I'm a big Bon fan, he grew up right near where I live and my dad was best mates with his cousin. Don't much like Brian.

    Venus53on July 03, 2007   Link

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