James Taylor Performs “Carolina (or Anywhere Else) in My Mind”

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Published on May 20, 2020

James Taylor (Jimmy Fallon) gives his song “Carolina in My Mind” a quarantine twist. Full lyrics below:

In my mind, I’m goin’ to Carolina
Or any place that’s outside
Really anywhere that’s outside
Any ol’ place I don’t reside
Would pretty much be fine
Goin’, anywhere but my house in my mind
 
I’m sure there’s a silver sun
but I’m stuck inside and I can’t see one
I just watch my French bread rise
And I’m starting over with season one of Ozark – Yes I’m
Goin’ literally anywhere else in my mind
 
In my mind I’m goin’ to Benihana
Just to see a shrimp fly
Just to see some rice fry
Just to remember what mouths look like
Would sure feel pretty nice
So I’m going to Benihana in my mind
 
In my mind I’m goin’ to the Home Depot
I don’t need tools or house plants
Just wanna smell humans and wear pants
Find that cashier Michael
Just to hear him compare twine 
Yes, I’m goin’ to the Home Depot in my mind
 
With a motherload of puzzles layin’ around me
And a pair of 20-pound weights I won’t use
Yes it feels like life could go on like this forever
But just remember… There are
No travel restrictions in our minds
 
So in our minds we’re goin’ to Carolina
Six feet don’t count in your mind
Gonna shake hands and hug real tight
And before
we know it it’ll be all right
And we’ll leave this all behind
Won’t have to go to Carolina in our minds
Won’t have to go to Carolina in… our minds.

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20 comments

  • William Christian 2 months ago

    Enjoyable, laughable and cry-able, listening here in Carolina……

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  • loveforeignaccents 2 months ago

    Wow, is there anything Jimmy can’t do and/or come up with?? Amazing, always!!

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  • Morgan Ratliff 2 months ago

    ngl i thought it was going to be carolina by harry styles- i’m not disappointed

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  • Elle Q 2 months ago

    Just smell humans and wear pants…BWAHAHHAA

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  • Rewas Bhujel 2 months ago

    So talented 😍😍

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  • Gisele Gallant 2 months ago

    Awesome!

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  • klint bromzz 2 months ago

    Jimmy come to labrador city

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  • AL WHIN 2 months ago

    Jimmy….. I wish I did not hear you sing this song. Now i need QTip.

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  • papasitoman 2 months ago

    The guitar is just slightly out of tune…

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  • Hasan Salim 2 months ago

    I really thought it was the real singer

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  • Hasan Salim 2 months ago

    The secret side of jimmy fallon😘

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  • Dhyey Vines 2 months ago

    He is gooooooddddddddddddddd and godddddddd

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  • pancakewaitress 2 months ago

    kermit the frog imitating James Taylor singing Carolina

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  • Pankohh 2 months ago

    Sometimes when I get lonely, I like to grab a fistful of baby carrots and jam them into the depths of my anus.

    You just gave me a reason not to be lonely anymore. This was beautiful.

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  • nikki moore 2 months ago

    May God bless you for all you and your family are doing. I love watching your show. It always leaves me with a smile.

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  • Jacqueline Hooper 2 months ago

    Oh my god this is so funny! Me and my neighbor go to Benihana all the time and we’re having Benihana withdrawls right now because they’re closed! I love it!

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  • Jules cartoons 2 months ago

    Can these viewers turn into my subscribers maybe YES!!!

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  • Carma Rasmussen 2 months ago

    I was hoping for Two James Taylor’s on a Seesaw but this one is pretty good too. 🤣

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  • Hol li 2 months ago

    I freaking love Jimmy Fallon so much. This dude is so talented. My dad used to do some stand up. He didn’t get too far with it but he still thinks he’s funny. He’s been talking about meeting Jimmy for a few years now. We love you #jimmyfallon

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  • Mr Todd 2 months ago

    You’re the man

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