AC/DC Share Rare Performance of “You Shook Me All Night Long” From 1981

AC/DC Share Rare Performance of “You Shook Me All Night Long” From 1981

Posted 22 Jul 2020
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AC/DC's Angus Young live at Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, 1981. Photo by Koh Hasebe/Shinko Music/Getty Images.

AC/DC are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their iconic seventh album, Back in Black which exploded when it first arrived on July 25, 1980, charged by massive hit singles, “You Shook Me All Night Long,” “Hells Bells” and “Rock & Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution,” the album went platinum 25 times over. 

To celebrate the occasion, the band have taken a dive into the archives to share previously unseen live footage from their 1981 Back in Black world tour. Most recently, they posted this high-octane performance of “You Shook Me All Night Long” from a show at Tokyo’s Nippon Seinenkan in February 1981. It’s one of the rare times you’ll see Brian Johnson singing without his trademark hat! Watch below.  

Last week, the band a previously unseen live clip of “What Do You Do For Money Honey” from the same Tokyo performance. Let’s hope there’s more to come! Tune in via their official YouTube channel, here.

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