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Thin Lizzy - The Boys Are Back In Town tab

Here is my tablature for The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy. 
It's a brilliant tune in my opinion!

PLEASE READ: You may notice a difference between this tab and others for this song. 
There is no doubt that Thin Lizzy down-tuned their guitars to Eb for this
song (and a lot of their material) but to save the annoyance of having to
change guitars at gigs to play it or to play it in the wrong key I've tabbed
this in standard tuning and in the correct key. I won't take any notice of
comments pointing out that "It's in the wrong tuning". In my opinion, it's 
easier to play this way and also sounds pretty much exactly the same!

PLEASE NOTE: This is a tab for BOTH guitar parts. Never fear band members,
someone (me) has bothered to tab it for you!
I've also tried to make it easier to learn by splitting the song up into
several sections.

Enjoy! samtownsend (Sam Townsend) (cut-the-mustard@hotmail.com)

          STRUCTURE:
PATTERN 1 (Intro)
PATTERN 2 (Verse)
PATTERN 3 (Chorus)
PATTERN 4 (Guitar Fill)
PATTERN 2 (Verse)
PATTERN 3 (Chorus)
PATTERN 5 (Bridge)
PATTERN 2 (Verse)
PATTERN 6 (Last Chorus)
PATTERN 7 (Solo)
PATTERN 8 (Outro)
          FADE OUT

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PATTERN 1 (Intro)

Guitar 1
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|------------------------3----6-|
|-6----[   DAMPENED   ]--3----6-| X4
|-6----6-8-8-8-6----6-8--1----4-|
|-4---------------8-------------|

Guitar 2
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|------------------------3----6-|
|-6----[   LET RING   ]--3----6-| X4
|-6----------------------1----4-|
|-4-----------------------------|

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PATTERN 2 (Verse)

Guitar 1
|-4----3----4----1----3----1----4----4--- |-4----3----4----7----6----1----4----4----|
|-4----4----6----1----4----1----6----6--- |-4----4----6----9----8----1----6----6----|
|-5----3----6----1----3----1----6----6--- |-5----3----6----9----8----1----6----6----|
|-6----5----6----3----5----3----6----6--- |-6----5----6----9----8----3----6----6----|
|-6----3----4----3----3----3----4----4--- |-6----3----4----7----6----3----4----4----|
|-4----x----x----1----x----1----x----x--- |-4----x----x----x----x----1----x----x----|

Guitar 2
|---------------------------------------- |-----------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------- |-----------------------------------------|
|---------------------------------------- |-----------------------------------------|
|------5----6---------5---------6----6--- |------5----6----9----8---------6----6----|
|-6----3----4----3----3----3----4----4--- |-6----3----4----7----6----3----4----4----|
|-4--------------1---------1------------- |-4------------------------1--------------|

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PATTERN 3 (Chorus)

Guitar 1 & Guitar 2
|-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|
|------------------------3----6-|
|-6----[   LET RING   ]--3----6-| X4
|-6----------------------1----4-|
|-4-----------------------------|

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PATTERN 4 (Guitar Fill)

Guitar 1
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------5-------------5-------------8-------------6-6-6-6-5---5----|
|-6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-----------8----6-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 ---------------------------------------------------------------4-------------------------------|
 ---------------------------------------------------------------4-------------------------------|
 ---------5-------------5-------------8-------------6-6-6-6-----5-------------------------------|
 -6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-------------6-(Then the rest of PATTERN 2)--|
 ---------------------------------------------------------------6-------------------------------|
 -----------------------------------------------------------7-6-4-------------------------------|

Guitar 2
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------6-------------6-------------8-------------8-8-8-8-6---6----|
|-6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-----------8----6-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ---------------------------------------------------5b6-5-----------------------------------------|
 ---------6-------------6-------------8-------------------8-6-------(Then the rest of PATTERN 2)--|
 -6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6---------------6-------------------------------|
 -------------------------------------------------------------7-6-4-------------------------------|

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PATTERN 5 (Bridge)
PART 1

Guitar 1                                                                    
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------5-------------5-------------8-------------6-6-6-6-5---5----|
|-6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-----------8----6-| X2
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------6-------------6-------------8-------------8-8-8-8-6---6----| X2
|-6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-----------8----6-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

PART 2

Guitar 1
|---4444444444444-4-4-4--3----1----6----6----1-|
|---7777777766666-6-6-6--4----1----6----6----1-|
|---6666666666666-6-6-6--3----1----6----6----1-|
|---6666666666666-6-6-6--5----3----6----6----3-| X2
|---4444444444444-4-4-4--3----3----8----6----3-|
|------------------------x----1----6----6----1-|

Guitar 2
|---4444444444444-4-4-4------------------------|
|---7777777766666-6-6-6------------------------|
|---6666666666666-6-6-6--5---------3----3------|
|---6666666666666-6-6-6--5----3----3----3----3-| X2
|---4444444444444-4-4-4--3----3----1----1----3-|
|-----------------------------1--------------1-|

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PATTERN 6 (Last Chorus)

Guitar 1
|-------------------------------|    |-------------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|    |-------------------------------------|
|------------------------3----6-|    |-------------------------------------|
|-6----[   LET RING   ]--3----6-| X2 |-----------------------------------6-|
|-6----------------------1----4-|    |-6-----------------------------4h6---|
|-4-----------------------------|    |-4-----------------------------------|

Guitar 2
|-------------------------------|    |-------------------------------|
|-------------------------------|    |-------------------------------|
|------------------------3----6-|    |-------------------------------|
|-6----[   LET RING   ]--3----6-| X2 |------[   LET RING   ]--3----6-| X2
|-6----------------------1----4-|    |-6----------------------1----4-|
|-4-----------------------------|    |-4-----------------------------|

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PATTERN 7 (Solo)

Guitar 1
|-----------------------------------------|
|-4---1---1--2--4------1--2--4------------|
|------------------1------------1---------|
|----------------------------------6---/8-|  X2
|----------------------------------4---/6-|
|-----------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
|-----------------------------------------|
|-----------------------------------------|
|-5---1------1--3---------1--3------------|
|---------4--------3---4--------3--6---/8-|  X2
|----------------------------------4---/6-|
|-----------------------------------------|

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PATTERN 8 (Outro)

Guitar 1
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------5-------------5-------------8-------------6-6-6-6-5---5----| X3
|-6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-----------8----6-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

 --------------------------------------------------------------------|
 ---------------------------------------------------------------9----|
 ---------5-------------5-------------8-------------6-6-6-6-5------8-|
 -6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-----------8------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------|

 --------------------------------------------------------9-9-9-9-8----8----|
 ----------9--------------9--------------11------------------------11----9-|
 -8-8h10p8----8--8-8h10p8----8--8-8h10p8-----8--8-8h10p8-------------------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 ----------8--------------8--------------11--------------9-9-9-9-8----8----|
 -9-9h11p9----9--9-9h11p9----9--9-9h11p9-----9--9-9h11p9-----------11---9--|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 2
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------6-------------6-------------8-------------8-8-8-8-6---6----| X6
|-6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6----6--6-6h8p6-----------8----6-|
|--------------------------------------------------------------------|

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