Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind Love chords

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If You Could Read My Mind:Gordon Lightfoot.
#5 in 1970.

INTRO: A A9 A A9

#1.
A Em6/AIf you could read my mind love, what a tale my thoughts could tell.
A Em6/AJust like an old time movie, about a ghost from a wishing well.
A A9 D E F#mIn a castle dark, or a fortress strong, with chains upon my feet.
D AYou know that ghost is me.
D A/B B7sus E AAnd I will never be set free as long as I'm a ghost that you can't see.
#2.
A Em6/AIf I could read your mind love, what a tale your thoughts could tell.
A Em6/AJust like a paperback novel, the kind that the drugstore sells.
A A9 D E F#mWhen you reach the part where the heartaches come, the hero would be me.
D ABut heroes often fail.
D A/B B7sus E AAnd you won't read that book again, because the ending's just too hard to take.
(INTERLUDE:) A Em6/A (x2) CHORUS:
A A9 D E F#mI'd walk away like a movie star who gets burned in a three way script.
D A D A/B B7susEnter number two..a movie queen to play the scene of bringing all the
E F#mgood things out in me.
D ABut for now, love, let's be real.
D A/B B7sus EI never thought I could act this way, and I've got to say that I just
don't get it.
D A/B B7sus EI don't know where we went wrong but the feeling's gone and I just
Acan't get it back.
#3.
A Em6/AIf you could read my mind love, what a tale my thoughts could tell.
A Em6/AJust like an old time movie, about a ghost from a wishing well.
A A9 D E F#mIn a castle dark, or a fortress strong, with chains upon my feet.
D ABut stories always end.
D A/B B7sus EAnd if you read between the lines, you'll know that I'm just trying
F#m D Ato understand, the feelings that you lack.
D A/B B7susI never thought I could feel this way, and I got to say that
EI just don't get it.
D A/B B7sus I don't know where we went wrong but the feeling's gone
E A A9 Em6/A Aand I just can't get it back.
A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.
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