The Boys Are Back In Town Uke tab by Thin Lizzy

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G6 chordG6 Bm chordBm
Guess who just got back today
C chordC Em chordEm Bm chordBm
Them wild eyed boys that had been away
Em chordEm
Haven't changed hadn't much to say
Am7 chordAm7 D7 chordD7
But man I still think them cats are crazy

G chordG Bm chordBm
They were asking if you were around
C chordC E chordE
How you was where you could be found
D chordD Em chordEm
I told them you were living downtown
Am chordAm D7 chordD7
Driving all the old men crazy

G chordG Am chordAm C chordC
The boys are back in town the boys are back in town
G chordG Am chordAm C chordC
I said the boys are back in town The boys are back in town
G chordG
The boys are back in town the boys are back in town
Am chordAm C chordC
The boys are back in town the boys are back in town

G chordG Bm chordBm
You know that chick that used to dance a lot
C chordC Bm chordBm Em chordEm
Ev'ry night she'd be on the floor shakin' what she'd got
Am chordAm C chordC
Man when I tell you she was cool she was red hot
D7 chordD7
I mean she was steaming

G chordG Bm chordBm
And at that time over at Johnny's place
C chordC Eb chordEb
Well this chick got up and she slapped Johnny's face
D chordD Em chordEm
Man We just fell about the place
Am chordAm D7 chordD7
If that chick don't wanna know forget her

G chordG Am chordAm C chordC
The boys are back in town the boys are back in town
G chordG Am chordAm C chordC
I said the boys are back in town The boys are back in town
G chordG
The boys are back in town the boys are back in town
Am chordAm C chordC
The boys are back in town the boys are back in town

Em7 chordEm7 Am chordAm D7 chordD7 Em chordEm F chordF
Spread the word around Guess who's back in town
C chordC Bm chordBm Em chordEm Am chordAm D9 chordD9 Em chordEm
Just spread the word around

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Friday night they'll be dressed to kill
C chordC Em chordEm
Down at Dino's bar and grill
Bm chordBm Em chordEm
The drink will flow and the blood will spill
Am7 chordAm7 D7 chordD7
And if the boys wanna fight you better let 'em

G chordG Bm chordBm C chordC
That jukebox in the corner blasting out my fav'rite song
Eb chordEb D chordD
The nights are getting warmer it won't be long
Em chordEm
Won't be long till summer comes
Am chordAm D7 chordD7
Now that the boys are here again

 

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About this song

"The Boys Are Back in Town" is a single from Irish hard rock band Thin Lizzy. According to the The Boys Are Back In Town Songfacts, the song was inspired by Thin Lizzy's fans. The group wrote it after noticing that their shows were full of working-class guys looking to get out and have some fun. Their fans also had a tendency to drink heavily. The song came out in 1976 on their album Jailbreak. It was honoured with the 499th position among Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.