Song

If You Could Read My Mind – Gordon Lightfoot

Australian Charts:
If You Could Read My Mind peaked at no 28 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 22 May 1971.
www.poparchives.com.au/gosetcharts/1971/19710522.html

Wikipedia:
Lightfoot has cited his divorce for inspiring the lyrics, saying they came to him as he was sitting in a vacant Toronto house one summer.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/If_You_Could_Read_My_Mind

Songfacts:
Written in 1969, the song has been recorded more than 100 times, first by Lightfoot himself for Sit Down Young Stranger. The album was not a commercial success, but after the song reached #5 on the US singles chart in 1971, the album was renamed after the song and re-released, reaching #12 in the pop charts.
www.songfacts.com/facts/gordon-lightfoot/if-you-could-read-my-mind

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