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The Bollox - Mary Riley tab

"Mary Riley" by The Bollox
Tabbed by Matt Benecke

The Bollox is the Irish Punk side project of Jason Devore from Authority Zero.  

Scope out the band's websites:

http://thebolloxmusic.com/
http://www.myspace.com/thebolloxmusic
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/bollox


Intro (0:00 - 0:22)

Irish Tin Whisle  Plays Riff 1  2x

Guitar 1 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 2  1x

Guitar 2 (Electric) Plays Riff 3  1x

Guitar 3 (Acoustic) Plays Riff 3a 1x



Riff 1  (0:00 - 0:22)

e|-22--h24-24p22s20--22----24-----------------------------|
B|----------------------------22---24p22-20---22----------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|

*NOTE: The tablature does not reflect accurately the duration of the notes.  I'm
approximating it as best I can because at least three notes are held for a few
measures.

*NOTE 2: If your guitar does not have 24 frets you can play the riff an octave
lower as outlined below.


Riff 1 (Alternate -1 Octave)

e|-10--h12-12p10s8---10----12-----------------------------|
B|----------------------------10---12p10-8----10----------|
G|--------------------------------------------------------|
D|--------------------------------------------------------|
A|--------------------------------------------------------|
E|--------------------------------------------------------|


Riff 2

   v v v^v ^  v^ v^v^  v v v^v ^  v^ v^v^   v  v  v ^ v  ^  v ^  v ^ v ^  
e|-5-5-555-5--55-5555--8-8-888-8--88-8888--10-10-101010-10-1010-10101010--|
B|-6-6-666-6--66-6666--8-8-888-8--88-8888--10-10-101010-10-1010-10101010--|
G|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------------------------------------------------------|

    v   v   v  ^  v  Trill...
e|-13--13--13-13-13--15t--|
B|-13--13--13-13-13--13t--|
G|------------------------|
D|------------------------|
A|------------------------|
E|------------------------|

NOTE: The rhythm for Riff 2 is implied; the chords are actually trill picked
so either follow the rhythm or trill every chord, speeding it up at the end.


Riff 3  (0:11 - 0:22)

   D5       F5
e|-------------------|
B|-------------------|
G|-7~-------10~------|
D|-7~-------10~------|
A|-5~--------8~------|
E|-------------------|

NOTE: Strike each chord once and let ring (D5 @ 0:11 and F5 @ 0:17)


Riff 3a: Strum the following chords for the same duration as Riff 3

   Dm       F(viii)
e|--5--------8------|
B|--6-------10------|
G|--7-------10------|
D|--7-------10------|
A|--5--------8------|
E|------------------|


Verse 1 (0:23 - 0:45)

Guitar 1  Plays Riff 4  2x

Riff 4

   Dm 
    v  v   v  ^  v   ^  v  ^   v  ^  v  ^    v  v   v  ^  v   ^  v  ^      
e|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|
B|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|
G|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|
D|-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12-12---12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12---|
A|-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12-12---12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12---|
E|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|

                 F                                       C   
    v  ^  v  ^   v  v   v  ^  v   ^  v  ^   v  ^  v  ^   v  v   v  ^  v       
e|-10-10-10-10--13-13--13-13-13--13-13-13--13-13-13-13---8--8---8--8--8--|
B|-10-10-10-10--13-13--13-13-13--13-13-13--13-13-13-13---8--8---8--8--8--|
G|-10-10-10-10--14-14--14-14-14--14-14-14--14-14-14-14---9--9---9--9--9--|
D|-12-12-12-12--15-15--15-15-15--15-15-15--15-15-15-15--10-10--10-10-10--|
A|-12-12-12-12--15-15--15-15-15--15-15-15--15-15-15-15--10-10--10-10-10--|
E|-10-10-10-10--13-13--13-13-13--13-13-13--13-13-13-13---8--8---8--8--8--|


    ^  v  ^   v  ^  v  ^
e|--8--8--8---8--8--8--8---|
B|--8--8--8---8--8--8--8---|
G|--9--9--9---9--9--9--9---|
D|-10-10-10--10-10-10-10---|
A|-10-10-10--10-10-10-10---|
E|--8--8--8---8--8--8--8---|


NOTE: You can choose to play the verse chords at other positions.  I chose
these specific fingers because they add the higher notes that might be
played by another guitar.  Here are alternate fingering suggestions:

Dm  (xx0132)    or   (x57765)
F   (x81010108) or   (133211)
C   (x35553)    or   (x32010)


Verse 1 Lyrics

There goes Mary Riley
With fire in her eyes
And as she dances in the moonlight
She drives me mild
She had seven brothers 
And boy did they like to fight
And I'm not much to look at
But I'll muscle up tonight (OH!)


Interlude 1 (0:46 - 0:51)

Guitar 1  Plays the first half of Riff 1

Riff 1  

e|-22--h24-24p22s20--22----|  or  e|-10--h12-12p10s8---10---|
B|-------------------------|      B|------------------------|
G|-------------------------|      G|------------------------|
D|-------------------------|      D|------------------------| 
A|-------------------------|      A|------------------------|
E|-------------------------|      E|------------------------|

Guitar 3 Plays the first half of Riff 4 (now Riff 4a  x1)

Riff 4a

   Dm 
    v  v   v  ^  v   ^  v  ^   v  ^  v  ^    v  v   v  ^  v   ^  v  ^      
e|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|
B|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|
G|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|
D|-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12-12---12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12---|
A|-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12-12---12-12--12-12-12--12-12-12---|
E|-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10--10-10-10--10-10-10---|

                
    v  ^  v  ^  
e|-10-10-10-10--|
B|-10-10-10-10--|
G|-10-10-10-10--|
D|-12-12-12-12--|
A|-12-12-12-12--|
E|-10-10-10-10--|


Verse 2 (0:51 - 1:14)

Guitar 1  Plays Riff 4  2x


Verse 2 Lyrics

As I crawl along her back porch
I hope I don't make no noise
A light comes on the door swings open
And out come seven boys
They know what I'm here for
And this is not their first time
We warned ya Paddy Murphy
Ah yeah and this is the last time
Oh I say


Pre-Chorus 1 (1:15 - 1:26)

Guitar 1 Plays Riff 5  2x

Guitar 2 Plays Riff 5a 2x

Riff 5

   Bb                               C
   V ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^ v ^  v  ^  v  ^  v  ^  v  ^  v  ^  v  ^
e|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|
B|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-|
G|-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7-7--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9--9-|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-| 

    v  ^  v  ^
e|--8--8--8--8--|
B|--8--8--8--8--|
G|--9--9--9--9--|
D|-10-10-10-10--|
A|-10-10-10-10--|
E|--8--8--8--8--|


Riff 5a (Palm muted, all downstrokes)

   Bb                               C
e|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|---------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
A|-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-8-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-10-|
E|-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6-6--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8--8-| 
   

e|--------------|
B|--------------|
G|--------------|
D|-10-10-10-10--|
A|-10-10-10-10--|
E|--8--8--8--8--|


Pre-Chorus 1 Lyrics

Mary please don't break my heart
Mary please don't break my heart
Yeah, yeaaah!


Chorus 1 (1:27 - 1:49)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 6  4x

Guitar 2 plays Riff 6a 4x


Riff 6

    F               Dm                C
    V  V   V  ^  V   ^  V   V  ^  V   ^  V   V  ^  V   ^  V   V  ^  V
e|-13-13--13-13-13--10-10--10-10-10---8--8---8--8--8---8--8---8--8--8-|
B|-13-13--13-13-13--10-10--10-10-10---8--8---8--8--8---8--8---8--8--8-|
G|-14-14--14-14-14--10-10--10-10-10---9--9---9--9--9---9--9---9--9--9-|
D|-15-15--15-15-15--12-12--12-12-12--10-10--10-10-10--10-10--10-10-10-|
A|-15-15--15-15-15--12-12--12-12-12--10-10--10-10-10--10-10--10-10-10-|
E|-13-13--13-13-13--10-10--10-10-10---8--8---8--8--8---8--8---8--8--8-|


Riff 6a

    F                Dm                 C
    V  V   V  ^  V    ^  V   V  ^  V    ^  V   V  ^  V   ^  V   V  ^  V
e|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|----------------------------------------------------------------------|
D|-15-15--15-15-15---12-12--12-12-12---10-10--10-10-10--10-10--10-10-10-|
A|-15-15--15-15-15---12-12--12-12-12---10-10--10-10-10--10-10--10-10-10-|
E|-13-13--13-13-13---10-10--10-10-10----8--8---8--8--8---8--8---8--8--8-|


Chorus 1 Lyrics

Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one for me
Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one, the one, the one, the one


Interlude 2 (1:49 - 1:55)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 4a 1x



Verse 3 (1:55 - 2:18)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 4 2x


Verse 3 Lyrics

Well I've been hiding in the courtyard
What seems like 30 days and 30 nights
And as I glance across the ridgeway
I see about five of those Riley boys
Well they come at me with a vengeance
And I strike them down with spite
Well here comes six and seven
Boy I'm feelin' riley tonight!


Pre-Chorus 2 (2:18 - 2:30)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 5   2x

Guitar 2 plays Riff 5a  2x


Pre-Chorus 2 Lyrics

Mary please don't break my heart
Mary please don't break my heart
Yeaaah!


Chorus 2 (2:30 - 2:53)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 6  4x

Guitar 2 plays Riff 6a 4x


Chorus 2 Lyrics

Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one for me
Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one, the one, the one, the one


Bridge (2:53 - 3:22)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 4b  1x   then  Riff 4  2x


Riff 4b

   Dm 
    v  v   v  ^  v    ^  v  v  ^  v    ^  v  v  ^  v    ^  v  v  ^  v  ^      
e|-10-10--10-10------10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-10-|
B|-10-10--10-10------10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-10-|
G|-10-10--10-10------10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-10-|
D|-12-12--12-12-10h12---12-12-12-10h12---12-12-12-10h12---12-12-12-12-12-|
A|-12-12--12-12-10h12---12-12-12-10h12---12-12-12-10h12---12-12-12-12-12-|
E|-10-10--10-10-10-10---10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-|


Bridge Lyrics

There goes Mary Riley
With fire in her eyes
And as she dances in the moonlight
She drives me wild
She had seven brothers 
And boy did they like to fight
And I'm not much to look at
But I killed them all last night! 


Pre-Chorus 3 (3:22 - 3:33)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 5   2x

Guitar 2 plays Riff 5a  2x


Pre-Chorus 3 Lyrics

Mary please don't break my heart
Mary please don't break my heart



Chorus 3 (3:34 - 4:08)

Guitar 1 plays Riff 6  6x

Guitar 2 plays Riff 6a 6x


Chorus 3 Lyrics

Mary you are the one (MARY!  MARY!)
Mary you are the one for me (MARY!)
Mary you are the one (MARY!  MARY!)
Mary you are the one, the one the one the one
Mary you are the one (MARY!  MARY!)
Mary you are the one, the one, the one, the one


Outro (4:08 - 4:16)

Guitars 1 & 2  Strum Dm chord and let ring out


Outro Lyrics

Mary you are the one




NOTE: The Bollox perform this song live with two acoustic guitars capoed at
the 5th fret.  To play it this way, adjust the chords as follows keeping in
mind that everything is relative to the capo:

Capo 5

Dm becomes Am (x02210)
F  becomes C  (x32010)
C  becomes G  (320033) or (355433)
Bb becomes F  (133211)




Tab Legend

| /  slide up
| \  slide down
| h  hammer-on
| p  pull-off
| ~  vibrato
| +  harmonic
| x  Mute note
| v  Downstroke
| ^  Upstroke
===============================================================================

Mary Riley Lyrics


There goes Mary Riley
With fire in her eyes
And as she dances in the moonlight
She drives me mild
She had seven brothers 
And boy did they like to fight
And I'm not much to look at
But I'll muscle up tonight (OH!)

As I crawl along her back porch
 hope I don't make no noise
A light comes on the door swings open
And out come seven boys
They know what I'm here for
And this is not their first time
We warned ya Paddy Murphy
Ah yeah and this is the last time
Oh I say

Mary please don't break my heart
Mary please don't break my heart
Yeah, yeaaah!

Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one for me
Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one, the one, the one, the one

Well I've been hiding in the courtyard
What seems like 30 days and 30 nights
And as I glance across the ridgeway
I see about five of those Riley boys
Well they come at me with a vengeance
And I strike them down with spite
Well here comes six and seven
Boy I'm feelin' riley tonight!

Mary please don't break my heart
Mary please don't break my heart
Yeaaah!

Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one for me
Mary you are the one
Mary you are the one, the one, the one, the one

There goes Mary Riley
With fire in her eyes
And as she dances in the moonlight
She drives me wild
She had seven brothers 
And boy did they like to fight
And I'm not much to look at
But I killed them all last night! 

Mary please don't break my heart
Mary please don't break my heart

Mary you are the one (MARY!  MARY!)
Mary you are the one for me (MARY!)
Mary you are the one (MARY!  MARY!)
Mary you are the one, the one the one the one
Mary you are the one (MARY!  MARY!)
Mary you are the one, the one, the one, the one

Mary you are the one

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