Smiths - The Boy With The Thorn Chords & Tabs

 

The Boy With The Thorn Chords & Tabs

Smiths Chords & Tabs

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The Boy With The Thorn Tab

Intro

e -3----3----3---3-----2----0----2-----3----3----3---3-----2----0----2------|
b -5----5----5---5-----3----3----3-----5----5----5---5-----3----3----3------|
g -5----5----5---5-----2----2----2-----5----5----5---5-----2----2----2------|
d ---------------------0----0----0-------------------------0----0----0------|
a --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e --------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e -3----3----3---5---0-------3---3---3---3----3----5----0----2--------------|
g -5----5----5---5---5-------5---5---3---3----3----3----3----3--------------|
b -5----5----5---5---5-------5---5---2---2----2----2----2----2--------------|
d -----------------------------------0---0----0----0----0----0--------------|
a --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e --------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 1
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/s/smiths/the_boy_with_the_thorn_tab.html ]
                      The boy...            in his...            hatred
e -7--7--7--7--7--8--8--5--5---5---5--5---7--5--------------7--7--7--8---5--|
b -8--8--8--8--8--8--8--7--7---7---7--7---7--7--8-----------8--8--8--8---7--|
g -7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7--7---7---7--7---7--7--7--7--9--9--7--7--7--7---7--|
d --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e --------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Riff 2

  How can...        believe me...
e ------------------------0---3---3---3---3---3---0---3--3--3----3---3---5--|
b ------------------------5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--5--5----5---5---7--|
g ------------------------5---5---5---5---5---5---5---5--5--5----5---5---7--|
d --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e --------------------------------------------------------------------------|

The intro and these two riffs are just about the entire song. On 'The Queen Is Dead'
record, the song ends with a fade away. You can add a different ending by playing the
intro and instead of playing the next riff, end on a G major chord.
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