Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back In Town Chords & Tabs

 

The Boys Are Back In Town Chords & Tabs

Thin Lizzy Chords & Tabs

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The Boys Are Back In Town Tab

   
#----------------------------------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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: peacock@che.und.ac.za (Mr Stephen Peacock - PG)
Subject: TAB :  Thin Lizzy "The Boys are Back in Town" (v 1.0)

This is a very simplified version of some published tab. It's not quite 
complete yet, as it's missing the bridge and solo bits, but here are the 
intro, verse and chorus patterns to get you started. I'll post the updated 
version later ...


INTRO PATTERN (also used elsewhere)
[play 4 times for intro]

e:---------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------|
G:---------------------------------------------|
D:----------------------------------------7----|
A:---7-----7--9--9--9--7----7--9----9-----5----|
E:---5--------------------9---------7----------|



VERSE PATTERN (repeat as necessary)


     A5                               C#m/G#               D
     You know that chick that used to dance alot      every night she'd be on
e:------------------------------------4-----4--4-----------------------------|
B:------------------------------------5-----5--5------------7------7---7-----|
G:---2-----------2---2----------------6-----6--6------------7------7---7-----|
D:---2-----------2---2----------------6-----6--6------------7------7---7-----|
A:---0-----------0---0----------------4-----4--4------------5------5---5-----|
E:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


          F#sus4                   C#m7                      F#sus4
   the floor shakin' what she'd got   man when I tell you she was cool, she
e:----------------------------------4----------4----4------------------------|
B:----------2-----2-----------------5----------5----5----------2-------2-----|
G:----------4-----4-----------------4----------4----4----------4-------4-----|
D:----------4-----4-----------------6----------6----6----------4-------4-----|
A:----------4-----4--------------------------------------------4-------4-----|
E:----------2-----2--------------------------------------------2-------2-----|



                     D                             E11
  was red hot                      I mean, she was steaming (etc. repeat)
e:-------------------------------------------------2-------------------------|
B:-------------------7---------7-----7-------------3-------------------------|
G:-------------------7---------7-----7-------------2-------------------------|
D:-------------------7---------7-----7-------------2-------------------------|
A:-------------------5---------5-----5-------------2-------------------------|
E:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|



CHORUS PATTERN (repeat as necessary)

[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/thin_lizzy/the_boys_are_back_in_town_tab_ver_3.html ]
        A                                               B5           D
    The boys are back in town
                             The boys are back in town
e:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:------2-----------------------------------------------4------------7-------|
D:------2-----------------------------------------------4------------7-------|
A:------0-----------------------------------------------2------------5-------|
E:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


                  A                                              B
       I said, the boys are back in town
                                        The boys are back in town      (etc.
e:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G:----------------2----------------------------------------------4-----------|
D:----------------2----------------------------------------------4-----------|
A:----------------0----------------------------------------------2-----------|
E:---------------------------------------------------------------------------|


    D                    
                         
  repeat as necessary)
e:----------------------|
B:----------------------|
G:--7-------------------|
D:--7-------------------|
A:--5-------------------|
E:----------------------|



     CHORUS RIFF
      A                     A/B                   Aadd9/C#
e:-----------------------------------|----------------------|
B:-----------------------------------|----------------------|
G:----6----------------------6-------|--------------9-------|
D:---------7----7--9--7-----------7--|--7--9--7----------7--|
A:-----------------------------------|----------------------|
E:-----------------------------------|----------------------|




                E7                  A                    A/B
e:------------------------------------------|---------------------|
B:------------------------------------------|---------------------|
G:--------------7--7--7--7--6-------6-------|-------------6-------|
D:--7--9--7--------------------9---------7--|--7--9--7---------7--|
A:------------------------------------------|---------------------|
E:------------------------------------------|---------------------|


                                                             

            Aadd9/C#                E7
e:----------------------------------------------------------|
B:----------------------------------------------------------|
G:-------------9--------------------9--7--7--6--------------|
D:--7--9--7---------7----7--9--7----------------7-----------|
A:--------------------------------------------------4--4--2~|
E:----------------------------------------------------------|



Good luck - play along with the recording for help with the timing.
Steve

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