"State of Mind" as written by and Clint Patrick Black....
Got a big leather suitcase, all I own's inside
Seems I've been walkin' for days, can't even bum a ride
Try steppin' to a tune, with the rhythm of a walkin' man
Mind drifts like a big balloon out of my situation at hand
Ain't it funny how a melody can bring back a memory

Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind
Walkin' down a lonely highway not feelin' alone

Thinkin' back when things went my way and not the road I'm on
Well, I've been down a time or two, but it never lasted long
I can always make it through on a wing and a prayer and a song
Ain't it funny how a melody can bring back a memory

Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind
It can make a right from a wrong, it can make you fall in love
It can get you singin' along
Chase the clouds away and make the sun shine above

A melody can bring back a memory
Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind
A melody can bring back a memory
Take you to another place in time
Completely change your state of mind


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"State of Mind" as written by Clint Patrick Black

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    General Commentgood song here
    love the harmonica
    vortecs10on December 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentdarn straight on the harmonica, beautiful. when i hear this song i can imagine myself back when i was seven or so hearing it on the radio of my mom's car. and i can almost look thru my childs eyes and hear thru those ears. its wild. and thats kinda what i think the lyrics mean. its every effect a song, a melody can have on someones mind. make you fall in love, make the sun shine, make you happy.
    splitrockon March 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWow, I feel old! Seven!! I hear this song and I think back to when I was 16 and this song came out. I was dateing a good old red neck at the time and we would have loads of fun riding for wheelers and coon hunting. Wow, not only am I old, I'm an old hick!!! Anyway, this song brings back a ton of old memories of my teen years.
    CoolmomMPon January 18, 2008   Link

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