Thin Lizzy – ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’

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They’re Baaaaaack!

Irish rockers Thin Lizzy knew they had a hit when they recorded ‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ and literally no one was surprised when this classic rock staple became bigger than even the band imagined! It’s the quintessential song for tearing around town with your best friends on a Saturday night, and maybe getting into a little trouble!

‘The Boys Are Back In Town’ 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.

Used to the fame in their native Ireland, this iconic weekend warrior anthem gave Thin Lizzy the much needed worldwide exposure. While this was their only Top 40 hit in the United States, they did go on to have several other hits in the UK!

+ The Boys Are Back In Town lyrics +

Guess who just got back today
Them wild-eyed boys that had been away
Haven’t changed that much to say
But man, I still think them cats are crazy

They were askin’ if you were around
How you was, where you could be found
Told ’em you were livin’ downtown
Drivin’ all the old men crazy

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town again)

You know that chick that used to dance a lot
Every night she’d be on the floor, shakin’ what she got
When I say she was cool she was red hot
I mean, she was steamin’

And that time over at Johnny’s place,
Well, this chick got up and she slapped Johnny’s face
Man, we just fell about the place
If that chick don’t want to know, forget her

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)
The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town again)

Spread the word around
Guess who’s back in town

Just spread the word around

Friday night they’ll be dressed to kill
Down at Dino’s Bar ‘n’ Grill
The drink will flow and the blood will spill
And if the boys want to fight, you better let ’em

That jukebox in the corner blastin’ out my favorite song
The nights are getting longer, it won’t be long
Won’t be long till the summer comes
Now that the boys are here again

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)

The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town)
Spread the word around
The boys are back in town
(The boys are back in town again)

The boys are back in town again
Been hangin’ down at Dino’s
The boys are back in town again

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