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Gentle On My Mind
 
 Glen Campbell
Royal 142
 
 
ID: 3398
   Instrumental  
 

TypeSinging CallRoyal
WEB SITEWeb site for "Royal" www.royal-records.com
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Grid list of Royal recordings
Quantity1
Vic's Rating0 (not rated)
Bpm 
Duration 
Media45 rpm vinyl
Artist(s)

Jerry Story
Jerry Story
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Cue Sheet
 

OPENER - MIDDLE BREAK - CLOSER    Basic

Circle left
It's knowing that your door is always open
And your path is free to walk

Left allemande your corner, dosado
Allemande your corner, weave the ring
And it's knowing I'm not shackled by forgotten words and bonds
Swing your girl and promenade
That keeps you on the backroads by the rivers of my memory
Ever smiling, ever gentle on my mind


FIGURE    Mainstream, corner progression

Heads (sides) promenade halfway around the ring
Down the middle and square thru four
Go all the way, do a right & left thru
Veer left and couples circulate
Half tag, scoot back, scoot back again
Swing your corner and promenade
You're moving on the backroads by the rivers of my memory
Ever smiling, ever gentle on my mind


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Ever smiling, ever gentle on my mind
Lyrics

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Gentle On My Mind
 
 

It's knowing that your door is always open
And your path is free to walk
That makes me tend to leave my sleeping bag
Rolled up and stashed behind your couch
And it's knowing I'm not shackled
By forgotten words and bonds
And the ink stains that have dried upon some line
That keeps you in the backroads
By the rivers of my mem'ry
That keeps you ever gentle on my mind

It's not clinging to the rocks and ivy
Planted on their 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 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 might run in silence tears of joy might stain my face
And the summer sun might burn me 'til 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 roughning coal pile 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 waving from the backroads
By the rivers of my mem'ry
Ever smilin' ever gentle on my mind

Lyrics by John Hartford.
Recorded by Glen Campbell.
 
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Handle List
1503  Circle (Left|Right)  [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
429 Dosado [Basic]
1429 Allemande Left [Basic]
1276 Weave The Ring [Basic]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1699 Partner IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1431 Head(s) IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]
1488 1/2 (fraction)
1505 Step Ahead
1058 Square Thru (n) [Basic]
1482 4 (number)
865 Right & Left Thru [Basic]
1261 Veer (Right|Left) [Basic]
1473 Left DIRECTION
274 Couples Circulate [Basic]
80 1/2 Tag (The Line) [Mainstream]
915 Scoot Back [Mainstream]
915 Scoot Back [Mainstream]
1463 Swing (Your Partner|Corner) [Basic]
1700 Corner IDENTIFIER
782 Promenade (fract) [Basic]

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