Okkervil River - John Allyn Smith Sails tab

John Allyn Smith Sails - Okkervil River
Tabbed by:  Jimbo

This little number is off their new album “The Stage Names”, which by the way could be 
best album of 07

(intro)(bridge)E ----------------------------|B ----------------------------|D ----------------------------|G ---------1------------------|A -2---4------2---------------|E ----------------------------|
E B By the second verse, dear friends C#m A My head will burst, my life will end B So, I'd like to start this one off by saying E "Live and love" E B I was young and at home in bed C#m A And I was hanging on the words some poem said B And thirty-one E I was impressionable F#m I was upsettable C#m A B I tried to make my breathing stop, my heart beat slow C#m A B So, when my mom and John came in, I would be cold (bridge) E B C#m A From a bridge on Washington Avenue, the year of 1972 B E Broke my bones and skull and it was memorable E B It was half a second and I was halfway down C#m A B Do you think I wanted to turn back around and teach a class E F# Where you kiss the ass that I've exposed to you C#m A B And at the funeral, the University C#m A B Cried at three poems they'd present in place of a broken me (bridge) E B I was breaking in a case of suds C#m A B E At the brass rail, a fall-down drunk with his tongue torn out and his balls removed E B C#m A And I knew that my last lines were gone while stupidly I lingered on, B other wise men E know when it's time to go F#m And so I should, too C#m A B And so I fly into the brightest winter sun C#m A B Of this frozen town, I'm stripped down to move on F#m A B My friends, I'm gone E Well, I hear my father fall E And I hear my mother call E B And I hear the others all whisper, "Come home" E I'm sorry to go A I loved you all so E B A But this is the worst trip I've ever been on E So, hoist up the John B. sail (Hoist up the John B. sail) E See how the main sail sets (See how the main sail sets) E B I've folded my heart in my head and I wanna go home E With a book in my hand A In the way I had planned E B E Well, this is the worst trip I've ever been on E Hoist up the John B. sail (Hoist up the John B. sail) E See how the main sail sets (See how the main sail sets) E B I've folded my heart in my head and I wanna go home E With a book in each hand (With a book in each hand) A In the way I had planned (In the way I had planned) E B I feel so broke up E I wanna go home
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