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What's On My Mind

  • Rock
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  • Space
  • Progressive Rock
  • Musical
song from
  • 1976
  • 1974
  • 2012
  • 1977
  • 1975

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“Carry On Wayward Son” is a progressive rock single recorded by Kansas and written by Kerry Livgren for their 1976 album Leftoverture. In 1977, the song peaked at #11 on the Billboard pop singles chart, becoming their first Top 40 hit. The 7” single has been certified Gold by the RIAA. This version was a much shorter version of the song, edited down to 3:26, a version that was also the band’s only single to chart in the UK, reaching the top 60 there. It was also the first 12” single released anywhere by the band when it was released in the UK in that format, though it was the edited version. All initial releases of the single had a B-side of “Questions of My Childhood,“ continuing the tradition of Kansas and many other bands with multiple songwriters of putting a song by... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I'm only saying what's on my mind ... You got me goin', pardon me my feelings are showing

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