Thin Lizzy - Showdown tab

Showdown by Thin Lizzy
From the album Nightlife

Transcribed by Rob Watson robert.watson14@btinternet.com

  Bass intro

G|--------------------------|-----------------------------------| 3 timesD|--------------------------|-----------------------------------| A|5-x-3-------5-3-0---------|5-x-3-0-5-5------------------------| E|------------------5-------|-----------------------------------|
G|--------------------------|-----------------------------------| D|--------------------------|-----------------------------------| A|5-x-3-------5-3-0---------|5-x-3-0-5-5-------3-4-5------------| E|------------------5-------|-----------------------------------|
Dm Johnny Cool was the king The leader of the boot boys He'd never cause no trouble In a rumble make some noise He heard about some chick And they she like to rock He said "Come here honey" "Let me see you lift up your frock" Chorus F#m Em There's gonna be a little showdown F#m Em D Showdown yeh,Gonna be a little F#m Em F#m Em Bm Showdown showdown yeh Dm Miss Lucy was a chick He knew she like to ball He said "Come on Lucy" "It doesn't matter to me at all" But Miss Lucy got a fella With a flick knife in his hand Johnny Cool pulls a shotgun The man is in command Repeat Chorus
E|------------|-------------|------------|-------8---8-------|B|------------|-------------|------------|-------8---8-------|G|------------|-------5--5--|------------|-------------------|D|------------|-------5--5--|------------|-------10--10------|A|------------|-------3--3--|------------|-------------------|E|3-4-5--3-4-5|3-4-5--------|3-4-5--3-4-5|3-4-5--------------|
Solo
Dm 1.50 rakeE|----------5h7h8|8b10------|10-13-10--------------------|-----------------------|B|8b10-8b10------|--------10|---------13b15-10-----------|10---------------------|G|---------------|-------10-|------------------12-12b14--|---12-10----10---------|D|---------------|----------|----------------------------|---------12-----12-----|A|---------------|----------|----------------------------|-----------------------|E|---------------|----------|----------------------------|-----------------------|
E|15b17-15b17--15---------|-----------------|----------------------------|B|-------------18b20-18-17|15---------------|-----------------10-13p10h13|G|------------------------|---17-16-17-16-14|------------9-10------------|D|------------------------|-----------------|----9-10-12-----------------|A|------------------------|-----------------|s12-------------------------|E|------------------------|-----------------|----------------------------|
E|10h12h13-12-10-10----10---|B|---------------13b15-13b15|G|--------------------------|D|--------------------------|A|--------------------------|E|--------------------------|
Repeat Chorus King Cool King Kong King King With all the kings King of hearts he's a lover King of spades he's a brother King of clubs makes a dollar King of Diamonds the wedding ring Repeat Chorus Double Time Repeat Chorus End Solo
F#m Em7 F#m Em D F#m Em 3.38E|---------7----7|--------|----------|---------|-----------10-12-10|12b14-12-10-12b|B|-------7---10--|--------|----------|---------|-----10-12---------|---------------|G|--9b11---------|9b11-9--|-----7-9-7|9b11-9-7-|9s11---------------|---------------|D|---------------|--------|-7h9------|---------|-------------------|---------------|A|---------------|--------|----------|---------|-------------------|---------------|E|---------------|--------|----------|---------|-------------------|---------------|
F#m Em D F#m Em
E|14-12b14-12b14-12b14-12b14|r12-10-12-12-10|-------------------|------17-------17------|B|--------------------------|---------------|--17-15-17-15-17-15|17b19----17b19----17b19|G|--------------------------|---------------|-------------------|-----------------------|D|--------------------------|---------------|-------------------|-----------------------|A|--------------------------|---------------|-------------------|-----------------------|E|--------------------------|---------------|-------------------|-----------------------|
F#m Em D
E|17-------17-------17----|---19----------------------|-----------------17b19|B|---17b19----17b19----17b|19----r17-15----17-15------|--15-17-15-17-15------|G|------------------------|-------------16-------16-16|----------------------|D|------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------|A|------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------|E|------------------------|---------------------------|----------------------|
F#m Em F#m Em D
E|17b19-17b19-17-14h17|p14----14------------------------|---------------------------|B|--------------------|----17----17b19r17-15----15-17-15|15p14----------------------|G|--------------------|----------------------16---------|------16-14----------------|D|--------------------|---------------------------------|-------------14b16-12-14-12|A|--------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------|E|--------------------|---------------------------------|---------------------------|
F#m Em
E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|B|---12-------12-------12|------12-------12------|12-------12-------12---|G|------14b16----14b16---|14b16----14b16----14b16|---14b16----14b16----14|D|14---------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|A|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|E|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|
F#m Em D F#m Em
E|------------------------|--------------------------|------------------17b19|B|------------------------|------------------15-14---|17-15-17b19-17-15------|G|s16-14-16-14-16-14-16-14|16-14-16-14-16p14-------14|-----------------------|D|------------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|A|------------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|E|------------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------| F#m Em D
E|17-14h17p14----14------------|-----------------------|------------------------|B|------------17----17b19r17p15|---17-15---------------|------------------------|G|-----------------------------|16-------16-14---------|------------------------|D|-----------------------------|---------------16s14-12|14-12-------------------|A|-----------------------------|-----------------------|------14-12-14--------12|E|-----------------------------|-----------------------|---------------12-s14---|
F#m Em F#m Em D
E|--------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------|B|--------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------|G|--------------------------|-------------------------------|14b16-14-11---|D|14b16r14-12-14-12-14-14b16|--14-12-14b16r14b16r14-12-14-12|--------------|A|--------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------|E|--------------------------|-------------------------------|--------------|
F#m Em F#m Em D
E|--------------------|---------------|-------------------|----------------------|B|--------------------|---------------|-------------------|---------12-----------|G|12p11---------------|---------------|-------------------|---------14b16--------|D|------12---------12-|14b16-14-------|-------------------|14b16-14--------------|A|---------x-12h14----|---------------|-------------------|----------------------|E|--------------------|---------------|-------------------|----------------------|
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