If You Could Read My Mind: GORDON LIGHTFOOT

Australian singles charts:
If You Could Read My Mind entered the Kent charts on 8 March 1971 and peaked at #27.

The song was on If You Could Read My Mind which entered the Kent album charts on 12 April 1971 and peaked at #20.

Gordon Lightfoot

Lenny Waronker, Joseph Wissert

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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.
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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.
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