If You Could Read My Mind

Neil Young

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Gordon Lightfoot
album: Track 9 in album A Letter Home
release date: 2014-4-18
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Country Rock/Folk Rock
length: 4:04
producer: Jack White and Neil Young
engineer: Kevin Carrico and Joshua Smith
recorded by: Joshua Smith
additional recorded by: George Ingram
assistant recorded by: Mindy Watts
lead vocals: Neil Young
acoustic guitar: Neil Young
composer: Gordon Lightfoot
lyricist: Gordon Lightfoot

Album Information

label: Third Man Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
barcode: 858936003493
script: Latin

Cover Art

Neil Young A Letter Home cover art

Lyrics

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If you could read my mind love
What a tale my thoughts could tell
Just like an old time movie
About a ghost from a wishin' 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, you can see

If I could read your mind love
What a tale your thoughts could tell
Just like a paperback novel
The kind the drugstore sells

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 A Letter Home (intro)
  • 2 Changes
  • 3 Girl From the North Country
  • 4 Needle of Death
  • 5 Early Morning Rain
  • 6 Crazy
  • 7 Reason to Believe
  • 8 On the Road Again
  • 9 If You Could Read My Mind
  • 10 Since I Met You Baby
  • 11 My Hometown
  • 12 I Wonder If I Care as Much