The Boys Are Back In Town
Thin Lizzy
Thin Lizzy 1976 Boys Are Back in Town 45

Guess who just got back today
Them wild eyed boys that had been away
Haven't changed, haven't much to say
But man, I still think those cats are great

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1976
  • Hot 100 chart debut: May 15, 1976
  • from the album Jailbreak (1976)
  • the biggest hit for Thin Lizzy
  • on the record:
         Phil Lynott- lead vocals, bass guitar
         Scott Gorham- guitar
         Brian Robertson- guitar
         Brian Downey- drums
  • written by Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy
  • the original title for the song was "G.I. Joe Is Back"
  • produced by John Alcock
  • recorded at Ramport Studios, London, England
  • the song has been covered by Bon Jovi, Everclear, Cardigans and Pearl Jam, among others
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