Comments/Corrections welcomed/encouraged dtrom4-at-aol-dot-com Mountain Goats - The Fall of the Star High School Running Back. A* = Asus2 A Asus4 D A G A* D Em G A D A G A* D D D D D D D D A G G Sophomore year, D Em G A D A G G you rushed for an average of eight and a third yards per carry. G A All eyes were on you. D A G G Junior year, D Em G A you blew your knee out at an out of town game. G A Nowhere to go to but down, down, down. D G Nothing but the ground left for you to fall to. D A G A* D Em G A D A G A* D D D D A G G by July, D Em G A you'd made a whole bunch of brand new friends, G A people you used to look down on. D A G G And you'd figured out a way to make real money -- D Em G A givin' ends to your friends, and it felt stupendous. G A chrome spokes on your Japanese bike, Bb A but selling acid was a bad idea, D G and selling it to a cop was a worse one. D A D And the new law said that seventeen year olds could do federal time. G D G you were the first one, so I sing this song for you, D G William Stanaforth Donahue, D A your grandfather rode the boat over from Ireland, D G but you made a bad decision or two. D A G A* D Em G A (x2) D yeah.