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Carolina in My Mind
by James Taylor
Tabbed by Stephen Maloney

INTRO 
(tacet)

CHORUS 1
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-7----------|-------------|----------4-|-2-----------|
E|------------|-5-----4-----|-2----------|-------------|
   In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|----------1--|
A|----------4-|-2-----------|----------4-|-2-----------|
E|-5----------|----------4--|-2----------|-------------|
   Can't you see the sunshine, can't you just feel the moonshine

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2-----1----|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|------------|-4-----2-----|------------|--------2----|
E|------------|-------------|-5-----4----|-2-----------|
   Ain't it just like a friend of mine, to hit me from behind, yes I'm

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-------4----|--------2----|------------|-------------| 
E|------------|--2----------|-0----------|-0-----------|
   Goin' to Carolina in my mind                      

VERSE 1
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|/7----------|-5-----------|------------|-2-----3-----|
E|------------|-------------|-5----------|-------------|
   Karen she's a silver sun, you best walk her way and watch it shinin'

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-4----------|-------------|-2----------|-2-----------|
E|------------|-5-----------|----------2-|-------------|
   Watch her watch the mornin' come

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|-------4----|-------------|
A|------------|-----------2-|-4----------|-------2-----|
E|-5----------|-4-----------|------------|-2-----------|
   A silver tear appearing now I'm cryin' ain't I
   
G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2----------|-------------|-2----------|-------------|
A|-------4----|--------2----|----------2-|-------------|
E|------------|--2----------|------------|-0-----------|
   Goin' to Carolina in my mind

VERSE 2
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|------------|-4-----5-----|
D|-2----------|-------4--6--|-7----------|-------------|
A|------------|-5-----------|------------|-------------|
E|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
   There ain't no doubt in no one's mind, that love's the finest thing around

G|-6----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-7-----------|-9--------4-|-------------|
A|------------|-------------|------------|-2-----------|
E|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
   Whisper something soft and kind

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|-------4----|-------------|
A|------------|-----------2-|-4----------|-------2-----|
E|-5----------|-4-----------|------------|-2-----------|
   And hey babe the sky's on fire, I'm dyin', ain't I

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-------4----|--------2----|------------|-------------|
E|------------|--2----------|-0----------|-0-----------|
   Goin' to Carolina in my mind

CHORUS 2
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|/7--------7-|-------------|-2----------|-2-----4--2--|
E|------------|-5-----2-----|----------2-|-------------|
   In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|------------|-2-----------|-------4----|-2--------2/-|
E|-5----------|----------4--|-2----------|-------------|
   Can't you see the sunshine, can't you just feel the moonshine

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-7-----6----|-4-----2-----|------------|--------2----|
E|------------|-------------|-5-----4----|-2-----------|
   Ain't it just like a friend of mine, to hit me from behind, yes I'm 

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-------4----|--------2----|------------|-------------|
E|------------|--2----------|-0----------|-0-----------|
   Goin' to Carolina in my mind

VERSE 3
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|----4--6----|-4--6--8--5--|
D|-2----------|-------------|-7--------7-|-------------|
A|------------|-5-----------|------------|-------------|
E|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
   Dark and silent late last night, I think I might have heard the highway calling

G|-6----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-7-----------|-9--------4-|-------------|
A|------------|-------------|------------|-2-----------|
E|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
   Geese in flight and dogs that bite

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|-------4----|-------------|
A|------------|-----------2-|-4----------|-------2-----|
E|-5----------|-4-----------|------------|-2-----------|
   Signs that might be omens say I'm going, going I'm
   
G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-------4----|--------2----|------------|-------------|
E|------------|--2----------|-0----------|----0--2--4--|
   Gone to Carolina in my mind                   With a

BRIDGE
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|------------|-6-----------|
D|------------|-------------|---------/6-|-------------|
A|------------|-2-----------|-4----------|-------------|
E|-5----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
   Holy host of others standing 'round me

G|------------|-------------|---------2-3|-4---------6-|
D|-6--------6-|-4---------6-|-7----------|-------------|
A|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
E|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
   Still I'm on the dark side of the moon, and it    

G|-7----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-7-----4-----|-2----------|-------------|
A|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
E|------------|-------------|------------|-0-----------|
   Seems like it goes on like this forever, you must

G|-7----------|-6-----------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|-4----------|-------------|
A|------------|-------------|------------|-2-----------|
E|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
   Forgive me                             If I'm up and

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2----------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|-------4----|--------2----|------------|-------------|
E|------------|--2----------|-0----------|-------------|
   Goin' to Carolina in my mind

CHORUS 3
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|/7--------7-|-------------|-2----------|-2-----------|
E|------------|-5-----2-----|----------2-|-------------|
   In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|------------|-2---------2-|----------4-|-2-----4--6--|
E|/5--------5-|-------------|-2----------|-------------|
   Can't you see the sunshine, can't you just feel the moonshine

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2-----1----|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|------------|-4-----2-----|------------|--------2----|
E|------------|-------------|-5-----4----|-2-----------|
   Ain't it just like a friend of mine, to hit me from behind, yes I'm 

G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2----------|-------------|------------|-----------4-|
A|------------|-------------|----------4-|-2-----------|
E|-------4----|--5-----4----|-2----------|-------------|
   Goin' to Carolina in my mind

OUTRO
   q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q    q  q  q  q   q  q  q  q
G|------------|-------------|------------|-------------|
D|-2-----1----|-------------|------------|-------------|
A|------------|-4-----2-----|------------|-------2-----| x 7 (fades out)
E|------------|-------------|-5-----4----|-2-----------|
                              Goin' to Carolina in my mind
And I'm goin' to Carolina in my mind
Goin' to Carolina in my mind
(Goin')
(I'm goin')
(Say nice things about me 'cause I'm goin' southbound)
(Carry on with out me 'cause I'm goin')

            
            
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