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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#

YOU SHOOK ME ALL NIGHT LONG
As recorded by AC/DC
(From the 1980 Album BACK IN BLACK)


Tabber: niall_acdc
 

G5/D
x x 0 0 3 3 G5/DVII
x x x 7 8 x D5
x x x 7 10 x G
3 x 0 0 0 x 
C
x 3 2 0 1 x G5
3 x 0 0 3 x G5/E
x x 2 0 3 x Em7/C
x 3 2 0 3 x 


Gtr I (E A D G B E) - 'Angus Young Lead w/Dist.'
Gtr II (E A D G B E) - 'Malcolm Young Rhythm w/Dist.'


 Intro
  Moderate Rock Q=126
  G5/D           D5        G5/DVII         D5            D5            D5
 4/4
  Gtr I
  H      +Q.      E    +E  E E E E E E E   H.      E     E   +Q.   E E E E E
|-3------(3)--------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3------(3)-----10-|-(10)-8-8---8-7-----|-3-------------3-|-(3)-------3-----|
|-0------(0)------7-|--(7)-7---7-----7---|-2-------2-----2-|-(2)-------2-----|
|-0------(0)--------|------------------0-|-0-------3b3.5-0-|-(0)---3s4---3-0-|
|-------------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|
| Gtr II
| Q  E E  E  E E  E    +E  E E E E E E E   H.      E     E   +Q.   E E E E E
|-3-----------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-3--------------10-|-(10)-8-8---8-7-----|-3-------------3-|-(3)-------3-----|
|-0---------------7-|--(7)-7-7-7-----7---|-2-------2-----2-|-(2)-------2-----|
|-0--0-0--0--0-0----|------------------0-|-0-------3b3.5-0-|-(0)---3s4---3-0-|
|-------------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|-----------------|-----------------|


  G5/D           G5/DVII   D5              D5
  H      +Q.      E    +E  E E E E E E E   W          +H.      Q
|-3------(3)--------|--------------------|----------|-------------|
|-3------(3)-----10-|-(10)-8-8---8-7-----|-3--------|-(3)---------|
|-0------(0)------7-|--(7)-7---7-----7---|-2--------|-(2)---------|
|-0------(0)--------|------------------0-|-0--------|-(0)---------|
|-------------------|--------------------|----------|-------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|----------|-------------|
|
| Q  E E  E  E E  E    +E  E E E E E E E   W          +H.      Q
|-3-----------------|--------------------|----------|-------------|
|-3--------------10-|-(10)-8-8---8-7-----|-3--------|-(3)---------|
|-0---------------7-|--(7)-7-7-7-----7---|-2--------|-(2)---------|
|-0--0-0--0--0-0----|------------------0-|-0--------|-(0)---------|
|-------------------|--------------------|----------|-------------|
|-------------------|--------------------|----------|-------------|


   Pre and 1st Verse
    G         C         G  C  G D5              G         D5 G
    Q  H    E E   +E  E q  q  E E   +Q   H    E E   +E  E q  q  q    4x
||--------------|-----------------|---------------|------------------||
||o-0---------1-|-(1)-1-0--1--0-3-|-(3)---------0-|-(0)-0-3--0--3---o||
||--0---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0-2-|-(2)---------0-|-(0)-0-2--0--2----||
||--0---------2-|-(2)-2-0--2--0-0-|-(0)---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0----||
||o-----------3-|-(3)-3----3------|---------------|-----------------o||
||--3-----------|-------3-----3---|-------------3-|-(3)-3----3-------||


  G         C         G  C  G D5              G         D5 G  D5
  Gtrs I, II
  Q  H    E E   +E  E q  q  E E   +Q   H    E E   +E  E q  q  q
|-------------|-----------------|---------------|----------------|
|-0---------1-|-(1)-1-0--1--0-3-|-(3)---------0-|-(0)-0-3--0--3--|
|-0---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0-2-|-(2)---------0-|-(0)-0-2--0--2--|
|-0---------2-|-(2)-2-0--2--0-0-|-(0)---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0--|
|-----------3-|-(3)-3----3------|---------------|----------------|
|-3-----------|-------3-----3---|-------------3-|-(3)-3----3-----|


  G         C         G  C  G D5
  Q  H    E E   +E  E q  q  E E   +Q   Q  E E E E   +Q   Q  Q  Q
|-------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-0---------1-|-(1)-1-0--1--0-3-|-(3)--3--3-3-3-3-|-(3)--3--3--3--|
|-0---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0-2-|-(2)--2--2-2-2-2-|-(2)--2--2--2--|
|-0---------2-|-(2)-2-0--2--0-0-|-(0)--0--0-0-0-0-|-(0)--0--0--0--|
|-----------3-|-(3)-3----3------|-----------------|---------------|
|-3-----------|-------3-----3---|-----------------|---------------|


   Chorus
       G5                               D5
    Q  Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
||------------------|---------------------|
||o----3--(3)-------|-------3-------3---3-|
||-----0--(0)-------|-----0-------------2-|
||-----0--(0)-------|-----------------0-0-|
||o-----------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)-------|
||--3--3--(3)-------|---------------------|


                              G5/E
  +Q   Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
|-------------------|-----------------------||
|-(3)--3--(3)-------|-------3-3-(3)-3------o||
|-(2)--2--(2)-------|-----0---0-(0)---------||
|-(0)--0--(0)-------|-----------------------||
|-------------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)---2-0--o||
|-------------------|-----------------------||


   2nd Verse
    G         C         G  G5 G D5              G         D5 G  D5
    Q  H    E E   +E  E q  q  E E   +Q   H    E E   +E  E q  q  q    3x
||--------------|-----------------|---------------|------------------||
||o-0---------1-|-(1)-1-0--1--0-3-|-(3)---------0-|-(0)-0-3--0--3---o||
||--0---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0-2-|-(2)---------0-|-(0)-0-2--0--2----||
||--0---------2-|-(2)-2-0--2--0-0-|-(0)---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0----||
||o-----------3-|-(3)-3----3------|---------------|-----------------o||
||--3-----------|-------3-----3---|-------------3-|-(3)-3----3-------||


  G         C         G  C  G D5
  Q  H    E E   +E  E q  q  E E   +Q   Q  E E E E   +Q   Q  Q  Q
|-------------|-----------------|-----------------|---------------|
|-0---------1-|-(1)-1-0--1--0-3-|-(3)--3--3-3-3-3-|-(3)--3--3--3--|
|-0---------0-|-(0)-0-0--0--0-2-|-(2)--2--2-2-2-2-|-(2)--2--2--2--|
|-0---------2-|-(2)-2-0--2--0-0-|-(0)--0--0-0-0-0-|-(0)--0--0--0--|
|-----------3-|-(3)-3----3------|-----------------|---------------|
|-3-----------|-------3-----3---|-----------------|---------------|


   Chorus
       G5                               D5
    Q  Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
||------------------|---------------------|
||o----3--(3)-------|-------3-------3---3-|
||-----0--(0)-------|-----0-------------2-|
||-----0--(0)-------|-----------------0-0-|
||o-----------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)-------|
||--3--3--(3)-------|---------------------|


                              G5/E
  +Q   Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E   3x
|-------------------|-----------------------||
|-(3)--3--(3)-------|-------3-3-(3)-3------o||
|-(2)--2--(2)-------|-----0---0-(0)---------||
|-(0)--0--(0)-------|-----------------------||
|-------------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)---2-0--o||
|-------------------|-----------------------||


     G5                               D5  D
  Q  Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E   E E Q  +E  E E E
|-----------------|---------------------|-2-2-2--(2)-2-2-2-|
|----3--(3)-------|-------3-------3---3-|-3-3-3--(3)-3-3-3-|
|----0--(0)-------|-----0-------------2-|-2-2-2--(2)-2-2-2-|
|----0--(0)-------|-----------------0-0-|-0-0-0--(0)-0-0-0-|
|-----------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)-------|------------------|
|-3--3--(3)-------|---------------------|------------------|


      G5          D
  E E Q  Q  E E   +E  E Q  E E E E   +E  E Q  E E E E
|-2---3--3--3-2-|-(2)-2-2--2-2-2-2-|-(2)-2-2--2-2-2-2-|
|-3---3--3--3-3-|-(3)-3-3--3-3-3-3-|-(3)-3-3--3-3-3-3-|
|-2---0--0--0-2-|-(2)-2-2--2-2-2-2-|-(2)-2-2--2-2-2-2-|
|-0---0--0--0-0-|-(0)-0-0--0-0-0-0-|-(0)-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
|-------------0-|-(0)-0-0--0-0-0-0-|-(0)-0-0--0-0-0-0-|
|---3-3--3--3---|------------------|------------------|


 Guitar Solo
  G5                  C5        G5/E         D5
  Gtr I
  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
  H        +E  +Q.        E E E E    +E  E E E
|-----------------------|-3--------------------|
|-----------------------|---3-6----------------|
|-5b7======(5)-(5)r-----|-------5b7==(5)r5-3---|
|-----------------------|--------------------5-|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|
| Gtr II
| Q     Q   E   E   E E   Q   E E     Q    E E
|-----------------------|----------------------|
|-----------------------|-------3------------3-|
|-----------------------|-------0------------2-|
|---------------------5-|--------------------0-|
|-5-------------0---2-3-|-------2--------------|
|-3---------------------|----------------------|


                C5         G5/E   G5
     ~~~        ~~~~~~~~
  E +Q.   E E E E   +Q   E E Q  E E
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|----------3------|
|-----------------|----------3------|
|---------5-3-----|-------------5---|
|-5-(5)-------5-3-|-(3)-----------5-|
|-----------------|------6-3--------|
|
| H       E E E E    Q   E E Q  E E
|-----------------|-----------------|
|-----------------|--------3--------|
|-----------------|--------0--------|
|---------------5-|-----------------|
|-----------0-2-3-|--------2------5-|
|-----------------|---------------3-|


                   Em7/C         G5/E      D
  ~                     ~~~      ~~~~~~
  Q   e  E E a E E E   +E  S S E E +E  E E  E
|--------------------|----------------------------|
|----------------6-6-|-(6)-----8-8-(8)---8-10b12==|
|----[3]-----5s7-----|-----7s9---------9----------|
|-5------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------------|
|--------------------|----------------------------|
|
| H        E   E E E   +Q.       E +Q    E  E
|--------------------|----------------------2-----|
|------------------3-|-(3)-------3-(3)------3-----|
|------------------0-|-(0)-------0-(0)------2-----|
|------------------2-|-(2)------------------0-----|
|--------------0-2-3-|-(3)-------2-(2)---0--------|
|--------------------|----------------------------|


                                C5                     G5/E
                        ~~~~~~~~                          ~~~~~~~
   +E    E  E      +E   Q   +E   E        +E    E    E E  Q    E  E
|-------10-----------------------------|----------------------------------|
|-(10)r----10b12==(10)r-8---(8)-11b13==|=(11)r-10b12-8----8------18b20====|
|--------------------------------------|---------------9-------9----------|
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
|
|  +Q       Q           E E  E   E        +E    E    E E +E  E E  E
|--(2)------2-----------2--------------|----------------------------------|
|--(3)------3-----------3--------3-----|--(3)--------3-3-(3)-3------------|
|--(2)------2-----------2--------0-----|--(0)---0------0-(0)-0------------|
|--(0)------0-----------0--------------|----------------------------------|
|-------------------------0--2---3-----|--(3)----------2-(2)-2-2--0-------|
|--------------------------------------|----------------------------------|


      G5                                                    D5
   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
   Q   +Q    +E    E  E  E    E     +E   E  E  E   E  E      +E
|-----------------15-------|--------------------------------------|
|-18--(18)--(18)r----15-18-|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|-17b19r(17)p15----17--15-17b19==(17)r-|
|--------------------------|---------------17---------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|--------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|
|  Q    Q    +E    E  E  E   +E      E   E  E +E   E  E       E
|--------------------------|--------------------------------------|
|-------3----(3)-----------|-------------3---------3----------3---|
|-------0----(0)-----------|---------0------------------------2---|
|-------0----(0)-----------|--------------------------0-------0---|
|------------------0--2--3-|-(3)------------2-(2)-----------------|
|--3----3----(3)-----------|--------------------------------------|


                                                     G5/E
   E   E      +E    E  E      +E    E  E    E   E  E  E  +Q      E  E
|----------------------------------------|-------------------------18b20==|
|-18---------------18--------------------|-17--15-17-15-(15)\---15--------|
|-----17b19==(17)r----17b19==(17)r-15----|-17--15-17-15-(15)\-------------|
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------17-|--------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|
| +Q           Q      +E       E    E  E   +E   E  E  E  +E   E  E  E
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|
|-(3)----------3------(3)----------------|---------3--3--(3)--3-----------|
|-(2)----------2------(2)----------------|------0-----0--(0)--------------|
|-(0)----------0------(0)----------------|--------------------------------|
|------------------------------0----2--3-|-(3)--------2--(2)-----2--0-----|
|----------------------------------------|--------------------------------|


        G5                                                          D5
    ~~~~~~~~~
   +Q    +Q    E     E      +E   E    E   E  E  E  +E       +E    E  E
|-(18)r=(18)--18b20-17pb18r(17)p15-|-17-----15-------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----17----18-(18)b20==(18)r-15-18-|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|
|   Q     Q   +E     E       E   E   +E   E  E  E  +E        E    E  E
|----------------------------------|-----------------------------------|
|---------3---(3)------------------|---------3---------------3-------3-|
|---------0---(0)------------------|------0--------------------------2-|
|---------0---(0)------------------|------------------------------0--0-|
|--------------------0-------2---3-|-(3)--------2--(2)-----------------|
|---3-----3---(3)------------------|-----------------------------------|


                                                  G5/E
                 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~                  ~~~~~            ~~
   E     +E   E  E  +E   +E   E  S  S    E   E  E  E  E     +E   Q
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|-20-----20-20-22b24r(22)-20---|
|-17b19r(17)-15-19-(19)-(19)\---19-21-|-----21-----------------------|
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|
| +Q          Q     +E    E   E  E      +E   E  E  E +E      E   E E
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|
|-(3)---------3-----(3)---------------|---------3--3-(3)-----3-------|
|-(2)---------2-----(2)---------------|------0-----0-(0)-------------|
|-(0)---------0-----(0)---------------|------------------------------|
|-------------------------0---2--3----|-(3)--------2-(2)---------2-0-|
|-------------------------------------|------------------------------|


   Out-Chorus
       G5                               D5
    Gtrs I, II
    Q  Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E
||------------------|---------------------|
||o----3--(3)-------|-------3-------3---3-|
||-----0--(0)-------|-----0-------------2-|
||-----0--(0)-------|-----------------0-0-|
||o-----------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)-------|
||--3--3--(3)-------|---------------------|


                              G5/E
  +Q   Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E   3x
|-------------------|-----------------------||
|-(3)--3--(3)-------|-------3-3-(3)-3------o||
|-(2)--2--(2)-------|-----0---0-(0)---------||
|-(0)--0--(0)-------|-----------------------||
|-------------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)---2-0--o||
|-------------------|-----------------------||


     G5                               D5
  Q  Q  +E  E E E   +E  E E E +E  E E E   +Q   Q  +E  E E E
|-----------------|---------------------|-------------------|
|----3--(3)-------|-------3-------3---3-|-(3)--3--(3)-------|
|----0--(0)-------|-----0-------------2-|-(2)--2--(2)-------|
|----0--(0)-------|-----------------0-0-|-(0)--0--(0)-------|
|-----------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)-------|-------------0-2-3-|
|-3--3--(3)-------|---------------------|-------------------|


                    D5               G5C5          G5/E     D5
  +E  E E E +E  E E E   +E  E Q  E E E E   +E  E E E +Q   E E
|---------------------|------------------|--------------------|
|-------3-------3---3-|-(3)---3--3---3-3-|-(3)---3-3-(3)----3-|
|-----0-------------2-|-(2)---2--2---0-0-|-(0)-0---0-(0)----2-|
|-------------------0-|-(0)-0-0--0-------|------------------0-|
|-(3)-----2-(2)---0---|------------0-2-3-|-(3)-----2-(2)--0---|
|---------------------|------------------|--------------------|


  D5
  E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E   E E E E E E E E
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-|-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-3-*|
|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-|-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-*|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|
|-----------------|-----------------|-----------------*|




--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Duration Legend
---------------
W - whole; H - half; Q - quarter; E - 8th; S - 16th; T - 32nd; X - 64th; a - acciaccatura
+ - note tied to previous; . - note dotted; .. - note double dotted
Uncapitalized letters represent notes that are staccato (1/2 duration)
Irregular groupings are notated above the duration line
Duration letters will always appear directly above the note/fret number it represents the
duration for.  Duration letters with no fret number below them represent rests.  Multi-
bar rests are notated in the form Wxn, where n is the number of bars to rest for.  Low
melody durations appear below the staff

Tablature Legend
----------------
 h   - hammer-on
 p   - pull-off
 b   - bend
 pb  - pre-bend
 r   - bend release (if no number after the r, then release immediately)
 /\  - slide into or out of (from/to "nowhere")
 s   - legato slide
 S   - shift slide
 - natural harmonic
[n]  - artificial harmonic
n(n) - tapped harmonic
 ~   - vibrato
 tr  - trill
 T   - tap
 TP  - trem. picking
 PM  - palm muting
\n/  - tremolo bar dip; n = amount to dip
 \n  - tremolo bar down
 n/  - tremolo bar up
/n\  - tremolo bar inverted dip
 =   - hold bend; also acts as connecting device for hammers/pulls
 <> - volume swell (louder/softer)
 x   - on rhythm slash represents muted slash
 o   - on rhythm slash represents single note slash

Misc Legend
-----------
 |  - bar
||  - double bar
||o - repeat start
o|| - repeat end
*|  - double bar (ending)
 :  - bar (freetime)
 $  - Segno
 &  - Coda
Tempo markers -  = BPM(8/16=s8/s16), where s8 = swing 8ths, s16 = swing 16ths

            
            
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karateguy29 70 Jun 22, 2005 08:00 PM

whoa dude your mixing up the two guitar parts in this song. Angus Young as the higher part and Malcom Young has the lower part. If you blend them together u get a screwed up sound.

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cam201 30 Jan 12, 2006 12:11 PM

yeh i agree and malcolm doesnt play anything until halfway thru the 1st verse dip shit

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cam201 30 Jan 22, 2006 10:16 PM

my bad he plays something way different in the riff to wat ur thinking of

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