Thin Lizzy – Boys are Back in Town

Thin Lizzy – Boys Are Back In Town (Tab)


Guitar Riffs + St Patrick’s Day = Inevitable Lizzy

… and a bit of harmony action. This has to be the best bit of harmony guitar work ever (run close by the Hotel California solo). So I’ve kept that and written up two ukulele parts (moved up four frets to fit).

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  1. ronhale March 17th, 2009 9:44 pm

    My favorite harmony guitar solo is the one on And Your Bird Can Sing with George & Paul playing together on the official album version. Thought when the album came out (Yesterday…& Today over here & Revolver, of course, for you) & for a long time, that it was George playing 12-string &, in fact, a version with him playing the solo on 12-string was recorded a week before the dual-guitar version, but was rejected. This version, I just found out, does appear on the Anthology 2 album.

  2. cardboardfrog March 17th, 2009 11:03 pm

    this guitar riff is one of those things that brings together young nerdy boys and makes them young nerdy men, WITH GUITARS!
    works well on uke too, once again with the good work al

  3. Emily March 18th, 2009 3:14 am

    This song was used as a theme song in the heyday of the Detroit Pistons and I remember, as a child, watching the Pistons while my daddy knocked back a couple beers. Ahhh…nostalgia.

  4. Woodshed March 18th, 2009 5:11 pm

    ron: Yeah, that’s a good one. Still, prefer Lizzy ;)

    cbf: Thanks.

    Emily: I can’t claim to be sure what a Detroit Piston is, but they have good taste in theme songs.

  5. Salty February 10th, 2011 3:17 am

    The download doesn’t appear to be in working condition.

  6. Woodshed February 11th, 2011 11:45 am

    Salty: Hmm, everything works fine for me. Is it the tab or the MP3 you can’t get?

  7. Taylor wheatley June 27th, 2011 8:57 am

    woodshed, how are you commenting on everything?

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