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----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                             BORDERLINE - Thin Lizzy
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Tabbed by: Shaunfromtheuk

Tuning: EADGBe

Guirar 1 (repeated throughout intro)
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--------3-----------3-----------3-----------3----------------------------|
G|------0---0-------0---0-----------0-----------0--------------------------|
D|----2-------2---2-------2-----0-----0-----0-----0------------------------|
A|--3-----------3-------------2-----------2--------------------------------|
E|--------------------------3-----------3----------------------------------|

Guitar 2 
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------16--15--11----14b15--12------|
D|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|---------10\-------------10\-------------10\-----------------------------|
B|--15b17-----------15b17-----------15b17----------------------------------|
G|--------------------------------------------------14b--14b15--12---------|
D|------------------------------------------------------------------14-14\-|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Guitar 1
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 1.It's midnight in the big city
 2.Mister tell me

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 1.At the bar drinkin all on my own
 2.Whats my saving grace?

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 1.Just thinkin about that girl and me
 2.The backroom boys are still tellin me

e|--3------0--------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--2------1--------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|--3------2--------------0------------------------------------------------|
D|--0------2--------------2------------------------------------------------|
A|---------0--------------2------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------0------------------------------------------------|
     1.How somethin's goin wrong
     2.I'm a borderline case

Chorus
e|--3-----------0----------0--------3--------------------------------------|
B|--3-----------1----------0--------3--------------------------------------|
G|--0-----------2----------0--------0--------------------------------------|
D|--2-----------2----------2--------0--------------------------------------|
A|--3-----------0----------2--------2--------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------0--------3--------------------------------------|
    Back on the borderline one more time  (x2)

Verses 3 + 4
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 3.Seven beers and still sober
 4.Back in my home town

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 3.It's time to change to something stronger
 4.The old place it's still the same

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 3.I cannot take this scene no longer
 4.But time can cast a spell over someone

e|--3------0--------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--2------1--------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|--3------2--------------0------------------------------------------------|
D|--0------2--------------2------------------------------------------------|
A|---------0--------------2------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------0------------------------------------------------|
     3.She could have told me its all over
     4.And you can't go back again

Solo,
In e minor pentatonic, may be easiest to improv but this is a ROUGH guide
 based on how i would improv it not note by note with the real thing...
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|--15b--15b--15br12-------------------------------------12-15-12-15b /17--|
G|--------------------14b--12------12-----------12-14-12-------------------|
D|-----------------------------14------12-14-14----------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|--15---------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----17------15b-12-12-12-15b-12-12-12-15b-12-12-12--15b-12-12-----------|
G|--------15\----------------------------------------------------14-12-----|
D|---------------------------------------------------------------------14--|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|---------------------------15~-------------------------------------------|
G|--------------14b--12--14------------------------------------------------|
D|--14--12--14-------------------------------------------------------------|
A|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|


Chorus
e|--3-----------0----------0--------3--------------------------------------|
B|--3-----------1----------0--------3--------------------------------------|
G|--0-----------2----------0--------0--------------------------------------|
D|--2-----------2----------2--------0--------------------------------------|
A|--3-----------0----------2--------2--------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------0--------3--------------------------------------|
    Back on the borderline one more time  (x2)


Verses 5 + 6
e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 5.Mister fill me another
 6.Genie can I tell you

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 5.Till I go crazy and it turn my mind around
 6.The shame of my disgrace

e|-------------------------------------------------------------------------|
B|-----------3-----------------3-------------------------------------------|
G|--------0-----0-----------------0----------------------------------------|
D|-----2-----------2--------0----------------------------------------------|
A|--3--------------------2-----------0--2--3-------------------------------|
E|--------------------3----------------------------------------------------|
 5.Just pass that bottle one more time
 6.It's just love or rejection

e|--3------0--------------0------------------------------------------------|
B|--2------1--------------0------------------------------------------------|
G|--3------2--------------0------------------------------------------------|
D|--0------2--------------2------------------------------------------------|
A|---------0--------------2------------------------------------------------|
E|------------------------0------------------------------------------------|
     5.I'm slowly sinking down
     6.For this borderline case

Chorus
e|--3-----------0----------0--------3--------------------------------------|
B|--3-----------1----------0--------3--------------------------------------|
G|--0-----------2----------0--------0--------------------------------------|
D|--2-----------2----------2--------0--------------------------------------|
A|--3-----------0----------2--------2--------------------------------------|
E|-------------------------0--------3--------------------------------------|
    Back on the borderline one more time  (fades out)



Well there u go hope that helps it aint perfect but you get the idea and use 
the solo guide and pentatonics to help u get that if needs be. 

************************************

| /   slide up
| \   slide down
| h   hammer-on
| p   pull-off
| ~   vibrato
| +   harmonic
| x   Mute note
| b   Bend
| pb  Pre-bend
| br  Bend release
| pbr Pre-bend release
| brb Bend release bend

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Cliff Geezer 210 Apr 28, 2010 10:45 AM

dude nice tab, i love thin lizzy and there seems to be no tabs of their songs, the only thing is that the very beging you tabed on the b string 16, 14, 12, my suggestions is to play it on the g string 16, 15, 11. anyways nice tab

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Shaunfromtheuk 40 May 15, 2010 02:49 AM

Yeah your right thanks mate, i've tried to change it to that on the tab

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