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A Gong song about Jack Findlay the motorcycle racer. It's on a record called Continental Circus, which is the soundtrack for a Jérôme Laperrousaz film of the same name.

Blues for Findlay
(Gilli Smyth/Gilli Smyth & Jérôme Laperrousaz)

Motorcycle racer
greatest private rider in the world
lucky time chaser
greatest private rider in the world
I'm gonna be the fastest rider
comin' up behind you
now I'm comin' up, you see me Agostini
have to catch y later oh yeah

Can't you see me Agostini?
Can't you see me Agostini?...
Comin' up behind you
Comin' up behind you...
Don't you see me Agostini?
Don't you see me Agostini?...

Gotta catch y later
Gotta catch y later...
I'm gonna be the fastest rider
I'm gonna be the fastest rider...
Comin' up behind you
Comin' up behind you...

Well on a good day guess I'm just
the greatest private rider in the world
y' so cool Baby
I see you waitin' at the startin' line
no fool Baby
maybe gonna be the last time
well I hope to see y later
cause you know together we could be
the team to make it
we can make it
everybody watching me go
and the world is coming at me
the world is coming at me
coming at me pretty fast
pretty fast
is it me ain't movin'?
is it me ain't movin'?
and the trees go past
the trees go past...
and the world is coming at me
the world is coming at me...

Well on a lucky day Baby
I can be the greatest racin' rider
in the world
watch out factory man
bidin' my time
I'm comin' up behind you
gonna leave you behind
I'm eatin' up the track
and I'm all alone
rich man, I ain't accident prone
motorcycle racer...
greatest private rider in the world
lucky time chaser
greatest private rider in the world
gotta be the fastest rider
comin' up behind you
now I'm comin'
now you see me Agostini
have to catch y later oh yeah
have to catch y later...

Time is eating your mirror
time is your life
time is your wife
getcha bearings
by the balls, that's all
getcha bearings
by the balls, that's all
time is your life
time is your wife
time is your world
just you and your bike
and you're all alone

Time is eating your mirror
time is your life
time is your wife
time is your life
time is your world
time is your world
just you and your bike
and you're all alone
all alone

Time is eating your mirror

On a good day guess I'm just
the greatest private rider in the world
watch out factory man
I'm bidin' my time
comin' up behind you
gonna leave you behind
look for the bikes's
gonna cut short my time
you won't catch me waitin'
at the startin' line
y' eatin' up the track
and I'm all alone
rich man, you ain't accident prone
I'm lookin' for the bike's
gonna cut short my time
you won't catch me waitin'
at the startin' line.

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