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SHOOT TO THRILL AC/DC

WORDS AND MUSIC BY Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Brian Johnson TRANSCRIBED BY Chris Amelar

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As heard on AC/DC'sAtco recording Back in Black


C 1980 J. Alti.rt & Son Ply., Ltd. International copyright secured. All rights secured. Reprinted by permission of Music Sales Cotporation.

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SHOOT TO THRILL AC/DC
(!] V crscs (0:35, 1:23)
I. All you women who want a man of the street don't
(2.) evil I get under your skin just like a
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know which way you wanna turn Just keep a-comin' and put your hand out to me 'cause I'm the one who's gonna make you burn
bomb that's ready to blow 'Cause I'm illegal I got everything that all you women might need to know I'm
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gonna take you down (1.) Aw down down down So
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Shoot to thrill play to kill Too many women with too many pills yeah
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SHOOT TO THRILL AC/DC
Shoot to thrill play to kill got my gun It the ready gonna fire at will (1.) yeah
(2.,3.) 'cause I
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shoot to thrill and I'm ready to kill can't get enough and I can't get my fill
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shoot to thrill play to kill Yeah Pull the trigger Yeah Pulllt
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SHOOT TO THRILL AC/DC
[!] Guitar Solo (2:43)
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shoot to thrill playln' to kill


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SHOOT TO THRILL AC/DC
Iii] Outro Guitar Solo (4:18)

Shoot you shoot you shoot you shoot you down


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I'm gonna shoot you down
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