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. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------#
SONG: The Boys Are Back In Town
ARTIST: Thin Lizzy
Key: G 
NOTE: If you want the published sheet music email me at schlnich@hotmail.com...and I will send the midi file as well as soon as I can....hope this is helpful...
This has the parts for 2 guitars(lead & rythym) as well as the bass...Guitar 2 chords and notes are in the same rythym as the lyrics...so that will help you sing it...
RYTHYM KEY:                A CHORD where the top note is an eighth note, and the bottom ones are half notes...
q  : quarter notee:
e  : eighth noteh:
s  : sixteenth noteh: 
h  : half note
h. :  dotted half note

Measure 1:
INTRO:(Guitar Two)4x
  h.  e e e e e s q q w   w
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-----------------------------|
|-------2-2-2-0---0-2-2---5---|
|-5---2---------2-----0---3---|
|-3---------------------------|

Measure 17:
VERSE:(Gtrs. 1 And 2, Bass)    
| w                   w                w                     w
|-3-------------------2----------------0---------------------0-----------------------|
|-0-------------------3----------------1---------------------0-----------------------|
|-0-------------------4----------------0---------------------0-----------------------|
|-0-------------------4----------------2---------------------2-----------------------|
|-2------------------------------------3---------------------2-----------------------|
|-3----------------------------------------------------------0-----------------------|
|Guess who just   got back   today?    
                                                               e
                                                 h
  e     q   e   e  q  e   q  e e q      e   e   e   e   e  e   h    e   e   e  e  h
|---------------------------------------0---0---0------------------------------------|
|-5-----5---5---5--5---------3-3--------1---1---1---3---3--0---0----0---0------------|
|-4-----4---4---4--4-10--10--4---4------0---0---0-------0------0------------2--2--0--|
|-5-----5---5---5--5--9---9--3---3----------------------2------2---------------------|
|---------------------8---8------5---------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| q    q    q    q    q    q   q   q   q    q    q    q      q    q    q    q
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------2----2---2---2---3----3----3----3------------------------------|
|-3----3----3----3-------------------------------------------0----0----0----0--------|

Measure 21:
  w                         w           w                             w
|-2-------------------------0-----------0-----------------------------0----------------|
|-3-------------------------0-----------1-----------------------------1----------------|
|-4-------------------------0-----------2-----------------------------2----------------|
|-4-------------------------2-----------2-----------------------------0----------------|
|---------------------------2-----------0-----------------------------0----------------|
|---------------------------0----------------------------------------------------------|
|    Hadn't changed, hadn't much to say, 
|            q        e  
|            h        h
| h   e  e   h        h  e  e    e  q     e    e   e   e    q     e  e   q    e  q   q
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----0--0---0---------------------------------1---1---1----1-----0--0---0-------0---0-|
|---------------------2--2--2----0--0-----0----2---2---2----2-----------------2--------|
|-3----------3--------------2------------------2---2---2----2-----2--2---2-------2---2-|
|-5----------5--------------2-------------------------------------3--3---3-------3---3-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|q    q      q        q     q       q q q q         q       q     q    q   q     q   q
|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------2----0---0-----------|
|-2---2------2--------2-------------------0---------2-------3--------------------------|
|---------------------------0-------0-0-0----------------------------------------0---0-|
[ Tab from: http://www.guitartabs.cc/tabs/t/thin_lizzy/the_boys_are_back_in_town_tab_ver_4.html ]
Measure 25:
  w                        w          w                         w
|-3------------------------2----------0-------------------------3-----------------|
|-0------------------------3----------1-------------------------4-----------------|
|-0------------------------4----------0-------------------------3-----------------|
|-0------------------------4----------2-------------------------5-----------------|
|-2-----------------------------------3-------------------------------------------|
|-3-------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|   They were asking if you were around, 
| h  s      s  e  e   e   e    e  e q      e   e   e q  e     e   e    e   e  e 
|              q      q        q    q
|              q      q        q    q
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-0--3------3--3--3---3---3----3--3-5------5---3---3-0--0-----0-------------------|
|-0------------4------4--------4----4------5---4---4-0--0-----0---2----2---2--2---|
|--------------5------5--------3----3-----------------------------3----4---4--2---|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| q    q     q        q    q       q q q q      q    q      q     q        q q q
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------1--------2-2-2--|
|--------------------------2-------2-2-2-3------3----3------3---------------------|
|-3----3-----3--------3-----------------------------------------------------------|

Measure 29:
  w                              w           w                          w
|-2------------------------------0-----------0--------------------------0-----|
|-3------------------------------0-----------1--------------------------1-----|
|-4------------------------------0-----------2--------------------------2-----|
|-4------------------------------2-----------2--------------------------0-----|
|--------------------------------2-----------0--------------------------------|
|--------------------------------0--------------------------------------------|
|   I told them you were living downtown, 
|      e         e       e                              e
|      q         q       q                              e
| q e  q    e    q   e   q   e   q   q       h  e  e    h   e   e   e   q  q
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------1--1----1---1---1---0---------|
|---0--4----4----4---4---4---2---2---2----------2--2----2---2---2---0---4--2--|
|-0----3---------3-------3-------3---3----------------------------------2--2--|
|------5---------5-------5-------2---2-------2----------2---------------3--3--|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
| q    q         q       q       q   q q q q   q        q       q
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-2----2---------2-------2-----------------0---0--------0-------0-------------|
|--------------------------------0---0-0-0------------------------------------|

      Measure 33:
CHORUS:
       w(x2)
|------3------------------------------------------------|
|------3------------------------------------------------|
|------0------------------------------------------------|
|------0------------------------------------------------|
|------x------------------------------------------------|
|------3------------------------------------------------|
| The boys are back in town, .
|      q             e             q
| e    h    e   e    q.  q    e    w   e    e   e  q.
|------0-----------------0---------0---------------0----|
|-3---------3---3----0--------3--------3----3---0-------|
|------0-------------0-------------0--------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|      w                           w
|      q    q        q      q      q   q        q     q
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|------0---------------------------0--------------------|
|-------------------------------------------------------|
|------3----3--------3------3------3---3--------3-----3-|

           Measure 36:
|          I say, the boys are back in town,      the boys are back in town.
| w       w            w                h.          w
| q q q q q q q q      q    q        q  q q  q q  q q       q        q     q
|---------0------------------------------------------------------------------|
|-2--------------------0----------------0-----------2------------------------|
|-0-0-0-0-3-3-3-3-----------------------------------0-------0--------0-----0-|
|----------------------3----3--------3--3-3--3-3--3--------------------------|

Measure 43:
|         The boys are back in town,
| w            w                          w                           w 
| q q q q      q    q       q     q       q    q        q     q       q   q        q    q
|-0---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------0--------------------------0---------------------------2-------------------|
|-3-3-3-3-------------------------------------------------------------0---0--------0----0-|
|--------------3----3-------3-----3-------3----3--------3-----3---------------------------|

       Measure 46:
| the boys are back in town.
|       w
|       q   q        q     q
|-------0------------------------|
|--------------------------------|
|-------3---3--------3-----3-----|
|--------------------------------|

Measure 47:(Fade after 3rd Chorus)                            Measure 51:
| q  q  q  q    q  q   q  q   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
|------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------0--0--0--0--------|(repeat 1x)
|-----------------------------2--2--2--2---------------------|
|-3--3--3--3----3--3---3--3----------------------------------|

Measure 55:
INTERLUDE:
|                                                  Spread the word around,  
|                         (one ocatave lower...........)
| q     q     q     q     q     q     q  q  q  q q q q          q    q q q
|---------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|----------------------------------------------------0----------------------|
|-------------------------3-----3-----3--3--3--2-2-2---------------------2--|
|-1-----2-----2-----2-------------------------------------------0----0-0----|

Measure 59:Measure 62:
|   Guess who's back in town?
|                                    w (all c's:octave lower)w
| q q     q        q     q  q  q  q  q     q     q     q     q     q     q     q
|------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------0--0--0--0--------------------------------------------------|
|-0-0-----0--------3-----------------2-----------------------2-----------------------|
|------------------------------------8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----8-----|
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