VERSE 1 //Pick D and G for the verse// Well I met him on the cliffs at twin rocks oragon He was sitting on his bedroll looking just like Richard Brautigan I thought he was an old man but he wasn't but 37 He said he'd been riding trains for 15 years And drawing portraits to keep his belly full of beer It looked to me like he'd died and missed the plane to Heaven But he was a nice old guy for a younger man He had a bottle of Mad Dog that he held in his hand and waved around a lot to make his point and I listend as he told his tales of wine and women and county jails and we finished off that bottle and smoked a half a joint CHORUS D G And he said I came here to watch the sun D G disappear into the ocean Bm A cos it's been years since I smelled G Gsus4 G the salty sea D G And he turned his bottle up and down D G And I saw him lost and I saw him found Bm A and he said I don't know what I've been looking for. G Gsys4 G Maybe me. VERSE 2 //Pick D and G for the verse// Well I told him I too had been travelling around Living out of my van from town to town Playing for tips and whatever records I could move I said I don't reckon I'll be making it big It's hard to get rich off a tour of coffee house gigs And he said yeah, but ain't it a blessing to do what you want to do CHORUS D G And I told him yeah I pulled off here to watch the sun D G disappear into the ocean Bm A cos it's been years since I smelled G Gsus4 G the salty sea. D G And he turned his bottle up and down D G And he saw me lost and he saw me found Bm A And he said I don't know what I've been looking for G Gsus4 G Maybe me. VERSE 3 //Pick D and G for the verse// I said it's getting kinda late Better be heading down to the interstate Can I give you a lift to San Francisco Bay? He said nope, I think I'm just going to sit here and rest Maybe wait on the Tokyo-Montana express I might just lay here and dream my life away CHORUS D G I'm going to sit right here, I'm going to wath the sun D G Disappear into the ocean Bm A Cos it's been years G Yeah it's been years D G I'm going to turn my bottle up and down D G you can see me lost and you can see me found. OUTRO //Pick D and G// I met him on th cliffs at Twin Rocks Oregan He was sitting on his bedroll looking just like Richard Braudigan Just like him.