She was a fast machine
She kept her motor clean
She was the best damn woman that I ever seen
She had the sightless eyes
Telling me no lies
Knocking me out with those American thighs
Taking more than her share
Had me fighting for air
She told me to come, but I was already there
'Cause the walls start shaking
The earth was quaking
My mind was aching
And we were making it and you

Shook me all night long
Yeah, you shook me all night long

Working double time
On the seduction line
She was one of a kind, she's just mine all mine
Wanted no applause
Just another course
Made a meal outta me, and come back for more
Had to cool me down
To take another round
Now I'm back in the ring to take another swing
That the walls were shaking
The earth was quaking
My mind was aching
And we were making it and you

Shook me all night long
Yeah, you shook me all night long
It knocked me out that you
Shook me all night long
You had me shaking it
You shook me all night long
Yeah, you shook me
Well, you took me

You really took me and you
Shook me all night long
Oh, you
Shook me all night long
Yeah, yeah, you
Shook me all night long
You really got me and you
Shook me all night long
Yeah, you shook me
Yeah, you shook me
All night long

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You Shook Me All Night Long Lyrics as written by Angus Mckinnon Young Brian Johnson

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  • +4
    General CommentAfter having heard this song at least few thousand, maybe ten thousand times over the last decade, I think I've finally reached an epiphany on the meaning behind "sightless eyes." It's not as complicated as everyone makes it out to be. He's talking about her boobs.
    Exavieron January 29, 2013   Link
  • +3
    General Commentokay, that was the stupidest comment.
    "is Bon Scott really jewish because my friend loves AC/DC and he hates jews"
    ugh. religion should NOT not matter. i don't see how religion would sway someones opinions of a band..
    her heartacheon May 31, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General CommentIdiots!!!!!!! #1 Bon Scott was dead when this song was released. Brian Johnson was the lead singer on this one. #2 Of course its an exaggeration. He is not 70. #3 Who cares if he's Jewish. It's great rock n roll.

    P.S. Where did that whole Jewish thing come from anyway.
    BWoodmeyeron June 11, 2002   Link
  • +2
    General Comment( . Y . )

    Skwisgaaron May 29, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI saw the music video for this song. One of the guitarists refuses to stop moving but he still puts out amazing licks on his guitar while almost doing a backflip :) its a great song with an old school rock and roll charm. The song that got me hooked on AC/DC
    Yakuza Warlordon June 28, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think you have all missed the point about the guy asking about the jewish thing. If i had a friend how hated jews and loved a band with a jewish singer i would take pleasure in reminding him of the fact while playing the music loudly justbecause it would be funny. The guy probly just wanted to torture a friend
    Billy Bedlamon December 28, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about a 69 position. He is buried deep hence can't breath but comes up for air to see her American thighs. She is rocking his ?alls and stroking waiting for the surprise.
    beenyon September 26, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is not about sleeping with a hot chick. It's about fantasizing about sleeping with a hot chick. Sorry folks, but You Shook Me All Night Long is about masturbation, plain and simple.

    Brian Johnson has said in several interviews that this song was inspired by images of American women he saw while recording the Back In Black album in the Bahamas. When you think about it, that totally explains a few odd lines in the song that have had people scratching their heads. For example, "sightless eyes, telling me no lies" makes sense when you know he's looking at a picture of a woman. She can't see and tell lies because she's only a paper image.

    Like any fantasy, he's imagining she's speaking to him when he says things like "she told me to come...", but the problem is, she's not real. That's why he says "best damn woman that I've ever seen" and not "best I've been with".

    Another curious thing about this song is the way he sings the verses about someone else (she was...), but sings the chorus directly to someone (you shook me...). He's either singing about two different people, or he's singing about somone else, then he switches to singing about himself. The masturbation scenario supports the latter. Now that I know the truth about this song, I can't help but laugh my ass off every time I hear the chorus. He's having his penis sing back to him saying, "you shook me all night long"!
    mike117685on January 30, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't think he's 70, thats an idea about the Jewish thing.
    pixiedust133on May 31, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree, people should be judged by their personalities not by their religion. and nobody could deny ac/dc have
    sharzayon June 30, 2002   Link

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