If You Could Read My Mind Song Lyrics

Don McLean

Don McLean Chain Lightning cover art
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If you could read my mind, love,
What a tale my thoughts could tell.
Just like an old time movie,
'Bout a ghost from a wishing well.
In a castle dark or a fortress strong,
With chains upon my feet.
You know that ghost is me.
And I will never be set free
As long as I'm a ghost that you can't see.

If I could read your mind, love,
What a tale your thoughts could tell.
Just like a paperback novel,
The kind the drugstores sell.
When you reached the part

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Words and Music
  • 2 Crying
  • 3 It's Just the Sun
  • 4 Lotta Lovin'
  • 5 Chain Lightning
  • 6 Your Cheatin' Heart
  • 7 Wonderful Night
  • 8 It Doesn't Matter Anymore
  • 9 Since I Don't Have You
  • 10 Genesis (In the Beginning)
  • 11 It's a Beautiful Life
  • 12 If You Could Read My Mind


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Gordon Lightfoot
    album: Track 12 in album Chain Lightning
    release date: 1978
    popularity : 123 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Classic Rock/Country Rock
    length: 4:51
    composer: Gordon Lightfoot
    lyricist: Gordon Lightfoot

    Album Information

    label: Millennium
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin