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Lightfoot Gordon, If You Could Tabs (ver.1)

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If You Could Tabs (ver.1)

Lightfoot Gordon Tabs
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                IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND by Gordon Lightfoot (C) 1969, Early Morning Music


Notes: This is my first tab post and it took forever. It's really hard to 
       think and fingerpick at the same time! :^) Anyway, this is how I 
       play it. I have included some words to help you know where you are.
       Note that Gord rarely uses the high-E string. Also, to be in the same
       key as the recording, capo on the 2nd fret. Finally, view it with a 
       monospaced font to keep spacing correct. Whew!  

       I included the intro and a verse. I trust y'all can extrapolate the 
       rest of the tune from this.  If you see mistakes, let me know.

       Have fun!

INTRO (Repeat Twice) Also play between verses


VERSE (repeat this part twice)

  G                               Dm6/F                            

      If you could...                 What a tale..
      Just like a...

VERSE Cont. 

  G                                C               D
  In a castle...             Or a fortress...      chains upon..


  Em              C               G

  Feet...         know that.      me

VERSE Finish

  C               G/B             Am7/sus4        D           GO TO INTRO...
  I will..        be set free     long as I'm     Ghost   ........  See
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