CAROLINA IN MY MIND

James Taylor

 

In my mind I'm going to Carolina.

Can't you see the sunshine

Can't you just feel the moonshine?

Ain't it just like a friend of mine to hit me from behind?

Yes, I'm going to Carolina in my mind.

 

Karen she's the silver sun

You best walk her way and watch it shinin

Watch her watch the morning come.

A silver tear appearing now I'm crying, ain't I?

I'm going to Carolina in my mind.

 

There ain't no doubt in no one’s mind t

That loves the finest thing around,

Whisper something soft and kind.

And hey, babe, the sky's on fire, I'm dying, ain't I?

I'm going to Carolina in my mind.

 

In my mind I'm going to Carolina …

 

Dark and silent late last night,

I think I might have heard the highway calling.

Geese in flight and dogs that bite.

And signs that might be omens say I'm going, going

I'm gone to Carolina in my mind.

 

Now with a holy host of others standing round me

Still I'm on the dark side of the moon.

And it seems like it goes on like this forever

You must forgive me

If I'm up and gone to Carolina in my mind.

 

In my mind I'm going to Carolina…

Gotta make it back home again soon,

gotta make it back on home again soon,

gotta make it back to Carolina soon,

can't hang around, no babe,

gotta make it back home again,

gotta make it back to Carolina soon...

 

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