“You Shook Me All Night Long” is a song by Australian hard rock band AC/DC, from the album Back in Black. The song also reappeared on their later album Who Made Who. It is AC/DC’s first single to feature Brian Johnson as the lead singer and reached number 35 on the USA’s Hot 100 pop singles chart in 1980. The single was re-released internationally in 1986, following the release of the album Who Made Who. The re-released single in 1986 contains the B-side(s): B1. “She’s Got Balls” (Live, Bondi Lifesaver ’77); B2. “You Shook Me All Night Long” (Live ’83 – 12-inch maxi-single only).
“You Shook Me All Night Long” placed at number 10 on VH1’s list of “The 100 Greatest Songs of the 80s”. It was also number 1 on VH1’s “Top Ten AC/DC Songs”. Guitar World placed “You Shook Me All Night Long” at number 80 on their “100 Greatest Guitar Solos” list.
“Who Made Who” is a song and a single by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, taken from their 1986 album, Who Made Who. The 12-inch single format of the single features an extended mix of the song and can be found in the Deluxe Edition of AC/DC’s Backtracks Boxset, on Disc 1, Studio Rarities. It was one of only three new tracks on Who Made Who, because the album is not only a soundtrack to Stephen King’s Maximum Overdrive, but a compilation album featuring tracks from previous albums. The other two new tracks were instrumentals.
In the video to this song, directed by David Mallet, filmed in the lobby of and onstage at the Brixton Academy music venue in London, fans and radio contest winners were dressed like Angus Young, and carried red cardboard guitars similar to Angus’s Gibson SG. The video’s plot features scientists replicating Angus by means of science fiction technology; the lookalikes are shown en masse, marching in time to the song and raising their heads to chant the title phrase along with the chorus. A photo of Angus standing amid a group of his counterparts can be found inside the 2003 Digipak release of Who Made Who. A couple of AC/DC shows had some look alike Anguses on the stage with them, such as at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, where six were present.
In addition to the song itself, “Who Made Who” has also been played live, mostly throughout the subsequent world tour and the Blow Up Your Video World Tour. It was also played live with replacement drummer Chris Slade throughout The Razors Edge World Tour, and with drummer Phil Rudd (who returned to the band in 1994 after being fired from the group 11 years prior) for only one gig at the opening night of the Ballbreaker World Tour in Greensboro, North Carolina, after which the song was dropped and has not been played live since. A live version was released on the 1992 album AC/DC Live.
“Whole Lotta Rosie” is a song by Australian hard rock band AC/DC. It is the eighth and final track on the band’s fourth Australian album, Let There Be Rock, released in Australia in March 1977, and was written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Bon Scott. It is also the eighth and final track on the international version of the album, released in June the same year.
It was also released as a single in 1978, with a live version of the Let There Be Rock album track “Dog Eat Dog” as the B-side, which had been recorded in concert in Glasgow on 30 April 1978.
Black Ice is an album by Australian hard rock band AC/DC. It was the band’s fourteenth internationally released studio album and the fifteenth in Australia. Released internationally on 17 October 2008, it was produced by Brendan O’Brien. It marked the band’s first original recordings since 2000’s Stiff Upper Lip, with the eight-year gap being the longest between AC/DC’s successive studio albums. Black Ice has the longest running time of any AC/DC studio album.
The album’s development was delayed because bass guitarist Cliff Williams sustained an injury and the band changed labels from Elektra Records to Sony Music Entertainment. The first composing sessions between guitarists/brothers Angus and Malcolm Young were in London in 2003. Recording happened during March and April 2008 at The Warehouse Studio in Vancouver, Canada. O’Brien tried to recapture the rock sound of the band’s early work, as opposed to the blues orientation of Ballbreaker and Stiff Upper Lip, with suggestions such as adding “soul crooning” to Brian Johnson’s singing. The songs were mostly recorded live in the studio; engineer Mike Fraser used only sparse overdubs and effects to keep the tracks as close to the originals as possible.
Black Ice was released exclusively in physical formats, as the group did not sell its music digitally at the time. Walmart got exclusive rights to distribute the album in North America. Its release was promoted with an extensive marketing campaign, which included displays of AC/DC memorabilia. The four singles issued from the album were, “Rock ‘N’ Roll Train”, “Big Jack”, “Anything Goes”, and “Money Made”. Black Ice peaked at number one in 29 countries, including Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. It was the second best-selling record of 2008, behind Coldplay’s Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends and had shipped 6 million copies worldwide by December. Critical reviews were generally positive, praising the music and its resemblance to the classic AC/DC sound, although some critics found the work too long and inconsistent. The track “War Machine” won the Best Hard Rock Performance category at the Grammys. The album itself was nominated for many awards, including the Grammy, Brit, Juno and ARIA Music Awards; and was supported by a world tour between 2008 and 2010.
“Touch Too Much” is the fourth track on AC/DC’s 1979 album Highway to Hell, their last with lead vocalist Bon Scott, who died the following year. The song was performed by Scott and AC/DC on BBC music show “Top of the Pops” 12 days before his death. This episode, dated 7 February 1980, was repeated by BBC Four on 19 February 2015, the 35th anniversary of Scott’s death.
The cover of the single in many territories was released with the band photograph flipped horizontally, incorrectly showing the Youngs and bassist Cliff Williams as playing left-handed.
The music video was live rehearsal performance from If You Want Blood Tour 1978-1979, along with “Walk All Over You” on the Family Jewels DVD compilation.
Prior to joining AC/DC on the Rock or Bust World Tour, Axl Rose said this was his favourite AC/DC song. The song was first performed live on May 22, 2016 in Prague.
A song with the same title can be found on Volts, part of their Bonfire box set, released in 1997.
The song is featured in the video games Grand Theft Auto: The Lost and Damned and Grand Theft Auto: The Ballad of Gay Tony.
“T.N.T.” is a single released in 1976 by the hard rock band AC/DC, taken from their Australian album T.N.T. and the international version of High Voltage. The song was written by Bon Scott, Angus Young and Malcolm Young. It peaked at No.11 on the Australian Kent Music Report Singles Chart.
A slightly modified line from the song, “Lock up your daughters”, was used as the title of AC/DC’s first headlining tour of Great Britain in 1976 after the band’s move from Melbourne, Australia, to London, earlier that year. “T.N.T.” later appeared on Live and the Live: 2 CD Collector’s Edition, with Brian Johnson providing vocals. The band the song TNT was made of was made in 1973
“Thunderstruck” is the lead single on the 1990 album The Razors Edge by Australian hard rock band AC/DC.
The song was released as a single in Germany, Australia, and Japan, and peaked at No. 5 on U.S. the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks. In 2010, “Thunderstruck” topped Triple M’s Ultimate 500 Rock Countdown in Melbourne, Australia. The top five were all AC/DC songs.
With the exception of new material from an album they are touring behind, this is one of the only two songs released after For Those About to Rock (We Salute You) that the band still performs live in concert, the other being “Rock ‘N’ Roll Train”.
“The Jack” is a song by Australian hard rock band AC/DC. It is the third track of their Australian album T.N.T, released in December 1975, and was written by Angus Young, Malcolm Young, and Bon Scott. It is also the third track on the international version of High Voltage, released in May 1976.
“The Jack” has been included on all of the band’s official live albums: If You Want Blood You’ve Got It (sung by Bon Scott, 1978), Live and its 2 CD Collector’s Edition (sung by Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson, 1992), Live from the Atlantic Studios (Scott, 1977), and Let There Be Rock: The Movie (Scott, 1979), with the last two being released in 1997 as part of the Bonfire box set. (“Whole Lotta Rosie” is the only other AC/DC song to appear on all five.)
The live recordings of “The Jack” have very different lyrics than the original LP versions. Whereas the studio version of the song uses poker metaphors as sexual innuendo, the live version tells the story in a literal manner.
“That’s the Way I Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll” is a song and a single by Australian hard rock band AC/DC. The song appeared on their 1988 album Blow Up Your Video as the second track. A live version of this song can be found on the band’s live album, Live: 2 CD Collector’s Edition. The b-side of the single was “Borrowed Time”.
In 2005, the music video, directed by Peter Sinclair, Brian Grant, and Jiff Morrison, was released on Family Jewels. The video included fans carrying red cardboard Gibson SG guitars.
“Stiff Upper Lip” is a song by rock band AC/DC. This song is on their 2000 album Stiff Upper Lip, and it is composed by Angus and Malcolm Young. The song was released as a single, and topped the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. It was performed on Saturday Night Live on 18 March 2000.
The music video, directed by Andy Morahan, starts with the band driving down the street in a red 1997 Hummer H1 when they get caught in a traffic jam. They then pull into a back alley, get out of the car, and begin to play the song on the street. The song that the band was listening to before the car jam was “It’s a Long Way to the Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘n’ Roll)”, a song released when the late Bon Scott was a member of the band.