LYRICS/CHORDS
 
Gordon Lightfoot's Lyrics and Chords

Below is an alphabetical listing of Lightfoot songs linked to lyrics and chords for all of his recorded works.  Adjust capo to match the original recorded key.  All songs written by Gordon Lightfoot unless otherwise noted.

Click on a song title for lyrics and chords.

A
ADIOS, ADIOS
AFFAIR ON 8TH AVENUE
ALBERTA BOUND
ALL I'M AFTER
ALL THE LOVELY LADIES
ALWAYS ON THE BRIGHT SIDE
ANYTHING FOR LOVE
APOLOGY
APPROACHING LAVENDER
THE AUCTIONEER
 
B
BABY IT'S ALRIGHT
BABY STEP BACK
BALLAD OF THE YARMOUTH CASTLE
BEAUTIFUL
BELLS OF THE EVENING
BEND IN THE WATER
BETTY CALLED ME IN
BISCUIT CITY
BITTER GREEN
BLACK DAY IN JULY
BLACKBERRY WINE
BOATHOUSE
BORDERSTONE
BOSS MAN
BRAVE MOUNTAINEERS
BROKEN DREAMS
 
C
CABARET
CANADIAN RAILROAD TRILOGY
CANARY YELLOW CANOE
CAN'T DEPEND ON LOVE
CAREFREE HIGHWAY
CHANGES
CHEROKEE BEND
CHRISTIAN ISLAND (GEORGIAN BAY)
THE CIRCLE IS SMALL
CLOUDS OF LONELINESS
CIRCLE OF STEEL
COBWEBS AND DUST
COLD HANDS FROM NEW YORK
COLD ON THE SHOULDER
COTTON JENNY
COUCHICHING
CROSSROADS

D
DAISY DOO
DAYLIGHT KATY
DID SHE MENTION MY NAME
DOES YOUR MOTHER KNOW
DON QUIXOTE
DON'T BEAT ME DOWN
DREAM STREET ROSE
DREAMLAND
DRIFTERS
DRINK YER GLASSES EMPTY
 
E
EARLY MORNING RAIN
EAST OF MIDNIGHT
ECSTACY MADE EASY
END OF ALL TIME
ENDLESS WIRE
 
F
FADING AWAY
FAREWELL TO ANNABEL
FINE AS FINE CAN BE
THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE
FLYIN' BLIND
FOR LOVIN' ME
FORGIVE ME LORD
14 KARAT GOLD
 
G
GHOSTS OF CAPE HORN
GO GO ROUND
GO MY WAY
GOTTA GET AWAY
THE GYPSY
 
H
HAIL HERO
HANGDOG HOTEL ROOM
HARMONY
HEAVEN DON'T DESERVE ME
HEAVEN HELP THE DEVIL
HEY YOU
HI'WAY SONGS
HIGH AND DRY
HOME FROM THE FOREST
THE HOUSE YOU LIVE IN
 
I
I USED TO BE A COUNTRY SINGER
I WANT TO HEAR IT FROM YOU
I'D DO IT AGAIN
I'D RATHER PRESS ON
IF CHILDREN HAD WINGS
IF I COULD
IF IT SHOULD PLEASE YOU
IF THERE'S A REASON
IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND
IF YOU GOT IT
IF YOU NEED ME
I'LL BE ALRIGHT
I'LL DO ANYTHING
I'LL PROVE MY LOVE
I'LL TAG ALONG
I'M NOT SAYIN'
I'M NOT SUPPOSED TO CARE
IN A WINDOWPANE
IN MY FASHION
INSPIRATION LADY
IS THERE ANYONE HOME
IT'S TOO LATE, HE WINS
IT'S WORTH BELIEVIN'
 
K
KEEPIN' ON YEARNIN'
KNOTTY PINE
 
L
THE LAST TIME I SAW HER
LAZY MORNIN'
LEAVES OF GRASS
A LESSON IN LOVE
LET IT RIDE
LIFELINE
THE LIST
LONG HAIRED WOMAN
LONG RIVER
LONG THIN DAWN
LONG WAY BACK HOME
LOOKING AT THE RAIN
THE LOST CHILDREN
LOVE AND MAPLE SYRUP
 
M
MAGIC MINSTREL SHOW
MAGNIFICENT OUTPOURING
MAKE WAY FOR THE LADY
MAMA SAID
MARIE CHRISTINE
MAY I
ME AND BOBBY MCGEE
A MESSAGE TO THE WIND
MIGUEL
A MINOR BALLAD
MINSTREL OF THE DAWN
MISTER ROCK OF AGES
MORNING GLORY
MOTHER OF A MINER'S CHILD
THE MOUNTAINS AND MARYANN
MOVIN'
MUCH TO MY SURPRISE
MY LITTLE LOVE
MY LOVE FOR YOU
MY PONY WON'T GO
 
N
NEVER SAY TRUST ME
NEVER TOO CLOSE
THE NO HOTEL
NO MISTAKE ABOUT IT
NOUS VIVONS ENSEMBLE
NOW AND THEN
 
O
ODE TO BIG BLUE
OH, LINDA
OLD DAN'S RECORDS
ON SUSAN'S FLOOR
ON THE HIGH SEAS
ON YONGE STREET
ONLY LOVE WOULD KNOW
ORDINARY MAN
 
P
A PAINTER PASSING THROUGH
A PASSING SHIP
THE PATRIOT'S DREAM
PEACEFUL WATERS
THE PONY MAN
POOR LITTLE ALLISON
PRIDE OF MAN
PROTOCOL
PUSSYWILLOWS, CAT-TAILS
 
R
RACE AMONG THE RUINS
RAINBOW TROUT
RAINY DAY PEOPLE
RED VELVET
REDWOOD HILL
REMEMBER ME (I'M THE ONE)
RESTLESS
RIBBON OF DARKNESS
RICH MAN'S SPIRITUAL
RING THEM BELLS
RINGNECK LOON
RIVER OF LIGHT
ROMANCE
ROSANNA
 
S
SALUTE  (A LOT MORE LIVIN' TO DO)
SAME OLD LOVERMAN
SATURDAY CLOTHES
SEA OF TRANQUILITY
SECOND CUP OF COFFEE
SEVEN ISLAND SUITE
SHADOWS
SHE'S NOT THE SAME
SHELLFISH
SIT DOWN YOUNG STRANGER
SIXTEEN MILE
SLEEP LITTLE JANE

SLIDE ON OVER
SOFTLY
SOMEONE TO BELIEVE IN
SOMETHING VERY SPECIAL
SOMETIMES I DON'T MIND
SOMETIMES I WISH
SOMEWHERE U.S.A.
SONG FOR A WINTER'S NIGHT
SONGS THE MINSTREL SANG
THE SOUL IS THE ROCK
SPANISH MOSS
SPIN, SPIN
STATION MASTER
STAY LOOSE
STEEL RAIL BLUES
STONE COLD SOBER
SUMMER SIDE OF LIFE
SUMMERTIME DREAM
SUNDOWN
SWEET GUINEVERE
 
T
TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF
TALKIN' FREIGHT
TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP
TATTOO
10 DEGREES AND GETTING COLDER
THANK YOU FOR THE PROMISES
THAT SAME OLD OBSESSION
THIS IS MY SONG
TOO LATE FOR PRAYIN'
TOO MANY CLUES IN THIS ROOM
TOO MUCH TO LOSE
A TREE TOO WEAK TO STAND
TRIANGLE
 
U
UNCLE TOAD SAID
UNSETTLED WAYS
 
W
WAITING FOR YOU
WALLS
THE WATCHMAN'S GONE
THE WAY I FEEL
WELCOME TO TRY
WHEREFORE AND WHY
WHISPER MY NAME
WHISPERS OF THE NORTH
WHY SHOULD I FEEL BLUE
WILD STRAWBERRIES
WITHOUT YOU
THE WRECK OF THE EDMUND FITZGERALD
 
Y
YOU ARE WHAT I AM
YOU JUST GOTTA BE
YOU'LL STILL BE NEEDING ME
YOUR LOVE'S RETURN