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Gordon Lightfoot - If You Could Read My Mind

A0
0If you could read my mind love
G1
1What a tale my thoughts could tell
A2
2Just like an old time movie
G3
3'bout a ghost from a wishin' well
A4           A75        D6
4In a castle dark or a fortress strong
     E7               F#m8
5With chains upon my feet
    D9                  A10
6You know that ghost is me
    D11            A12
7And I will never be set free
   Bm713           E14                    A15
8As long as I m a ghost that you can t see
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A16
11If I could read your mind love
G17
12What a tale your thoughts could tell
A18
13Just like a paperback novel
G19
14The kind that drugstores sell
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15When you reach the part where the heartaches come
    E23              F#m24
16The hero would be me
    D25            A26
17But heroes often fail
    D27                   A28
18And you won't read that book again
   Bm729               E30                  A31
19Because the ending's just too hard to take
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Interlude: A32 G33 A34 G35
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A36         A737         D38
22I d walk away like a movie star
         E39                     F#m40
23Who gets burned in a three way script
D41            A42
24Enter number two
  D43              A44
A45 movie queen to play the scene
   Bm746              E47                  A48
25Of bringing all the good things out in me
D49                          A50
26But for now love, let's be real
  D51                     A52
27I never thought I could act this way
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28And I've got to say that I just don't get it
D55                  A56
29I don't know where we went wrong
        Bm757
30But the feelin's gone
      E58                 A59
31And I just can't get it back
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A60
34If you could read my mind love
G61
35What a tale my thoughts could tell
A62
36Just like an old time movie
G63
37'bout a ghost from a wishin' well
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38In a castle dark or a fortress strong
     E67              F#m68
39With chains upon my feet
    D69              A70
40But stories always end
    D71             A72
41And if you read between the lines
       Bm773                E74              A75
42You'll know that I'm just tryin' to understand
    D76                 A77
43The feelin's that you lack
  D78                     A79
44I never thought I could feel this way
         Bm780               E81
45And I've got to say that I just don't get it
D82                  A83
46I don't know where we went wrong
        Bm784
47But the feelin's gone
      E85                 A86
48And I just can't get it back

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