verse 1 D A D I'd play the red river valley A D and he'd sit out in the kitchen and cry G D and run his fingers through seventy years of livin' G A and wonder lord, has ever will our drill run dry A7 D we were friends me and this old man. chorus: Bm G Like desperados waiting for a train, Bm G Em A7 Like desperados waiting for a train verse 2 D A D He's a drifter and a driller of oil wells A D and an old school man of the world G D He'd let me drive his car when he's too drunk to G A and he'd wink and give me money for the girls A7 D and our lives were like some old western movie.(chorus) verse 3 D A D From the time that I could walk he'd take me with him A D to a bar called the Green Frog Cafe G D and there were old men with beer guts and dominoes G A lyin' 'bout their lives while they'd play A7 D and I was a kid they called his side kick.(chorus) verse 4 D A D One day I looked up and he's pushin eighty A D and there's brown tobacco stains all down his chin G D to me he's one of the heroes of this country G A so why's he all dressed up like them old men A7 D drinkin' beer and playin' Moon and Forty Two.(chorus) verse 5 D A D The day before he died I went to see him A D I was grown and he was almost gone G D so we just closed our eyes and dreamed us up a kitchen G A and sang another verse to that old song A D come on Jack, that son of a guns a-comin' (chorus 4x) fade out on G at the end. Hope you like it I played it by ear and got this. I think its the closest to the actual song.