gentle on my mind Glen Campbell
Subject: Re: "Gentle on my mind" by Glenn Campbell Date: Thu, 22 Sep 1994 13:20:42 GMT GENTLE ON MY MIND (written by John Hartford) G G7 It's knowing that your door is always open G Am and your path is free to walk, Am7 that makes me tend to leave my sleeping bag D7 G rolled up and stashed behind your couch. G And it's knowing I'm not shackled G7 by forgotten words and bonds G Am and the ink stains that have dried if on some line, Am7 that keeps you in the backroads by the rivers of my mem'ry Am D7 G that keeps you ever gentle on my mind. It's not clinging to the rocks and ivy planted on the columns now that binds me, or something that somebody said because they thought we fit together walking. It's just knowing that the world will not be cursing or forgiving when I walk along some railroad track and find that you are moving on the backroads by the rivers of my mem'ry and for hours you're just gentle on my mind. -- Date: Tue, 10 Dec 1996 15:20:29 -0700 (MST) From: Barrie McCombs Subject: NUM: Gentle On My Mind, recorded by Glen Campbell GENTLE ON MY MIND Time: 2/2 Tenor: D Bass: C - John Hartford, 1967 - Recorded by: Glen Campbell 1 1maj7 16 It's knowing that your door is always open 1maj7 2m 2m7 2m6 2m7 And your path is free to walk 2m 2m+7 2m7 That makes me tend to leave my sleeping bag rolled up 57 1 1maj7 16 1maj7 And stashed behind your couch 1 1maj7 16 1maj7 And it's knowing I'm not shackled by for-gotten words and bonds 1+9 1 2m 2m7 2m6 2m7 And the ink stains that have dried upon some line 2m 2m7 2m6 2m7 That keeps you in the backroads, by the rivers of my mem'ry * 57sus4 1 1maj7 16 1maj7 That keeps you ever gentle on my mind It's not clinging to the rocks and ivy Planted on the columns now that binds me Or something that somebody said Because they thought we fit together walkin' It's just knowing that the world will not be cursin' or forgivin' When I walk along some railroad track and find That you are moving on the backroads, by the rivers of my mem'ry And for hours you're just gentle on my mind Though the wheat fields, and the clothes lines And the junkyards and the highways come between us And some other woman crying to her mother 'Cause she turned and I was gone I still run in silence, tears of joy might stain my face And summer sun might burn me till I'm blind But not to where I cannot see you walkin' on the backroads By the rivers flowing gentle on my mind I dip my cup of soup back from the Gurglin' cracklin' caldron in some train yard My beard a rough'ning coalpile And a dirty hat pulled low across my face Through cupped hands 'round a tin can I pretend I hold you to my breast and find That you're wavin' from the backroads, by the rivers of my memory Ever smilin', ever gentle on my mind NOTES: - "+" represents an augmented chord SYMBOLS: - Asterisk (*) = new measure, play same chord - Period (.) = 1/8 note rest at start of a measure - Underline(_) = sustain note into next measure CHORDS (Number System): - The numbers are the notes of the diatonic scale (do-re-me-fa-so-la-ti-do) - The system lets you play a song in any key, using the same chart Common Keys: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Key of C C D E F G A B (no sharps) Key of G G A B C D E F# (1 sharp) Key of D D E F# G A B C# (2 sharps) Key of A A B C# D E F# G# (3 sharps)
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