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  • Heart of Gold

    Gordon Thomas posted on November 04, 2012 16:17

    Download the Lyrics and Chords


    "Heart of Gold" is a song by Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young. Released from the 1972 album Harvest, it is so far Young's only U.S. No. 1 single. In Canada, it reached No. 1 on the RPM national singles chart for the first time on April 8, 1972, on which date Young held the top spot on both the singles and albums charts. Billboard ranked it as the No. 17 song for 1972. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked it No. 297 on their list of the 500 greatest songs of all time. The song, which features backup vocals of James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt. In 2005, "Heart of Gold" was named the third greatest Canadian song of all time on the CBC Radio One series 50 Tracks: The Canadian Version. It ranked behind only Barenaked Ladies' "If I Had $1,000,000" and Ian and Sylvia's "Four Strong Winds"

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    A video for this song:

    Posted in: Individual Songs, November 2012 - Bob Dylan, Neil Young & more., February 2016 - Anything Goes, Feb 2018 - They love me, they love me not (1 Comments)


Sue Rogers
# Sue Rogers
Sunday, November 4, 2012 6:27 PM
Great song and I love that you've posted a video we can play along with!

For ease, I'm wondering what you think of replacing the [Bm] chord with a [Cmaj7]?