Untold Dylan: “I’ll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours”



Untold Dylan: 400 reviews of Dylan songs


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There are 400 song reviews on this site, along with numerous other articles about the themes in Bob Dylan’s work plus the order in which songs were written, and how one influenced another.

Our latest page is “Every Dylan Song” which lists all the songs Dylan wrote that we can find recordings of, first in order of writing, second in alphabetical order.  And in case you are wondering there are 456 of them – at least.  So if anyone ever asks you “how many songs has Bob Dylan written?” now you know.  (The omission of one song and duplication of another in the first version of this list has now been corrected).

And if someone is silly enough to ask you “which are the only letters of the alphabet that Dylan has not used as the first letter of a song title?” the answer is “X” and “Z”.

The latest posts are…





What is on the site

1: 400 reviews of Dylan songs.  There is an index to these in alphabetical order below on this page, and an index to the songs in the order they were written in the Chronology Pages.

2: The Chronology.  We’ve taken all the songs we can find recordings of and put them in the order they were written (as far as possible) not in the order they appeared on albums.  The chronology is more or less complete and is now linked to all the reviews on the site.  We have also recently started to produce overviews of Dylan’s work year by year.     The index to the chronologies is here.

3: Bob Dylan’s themes.  We publish a wide range of articles about Bob Dylan and his compositions.  There is an index here.

4:   The Discussion Group    We now have a discussion group “Untold Dylan” on Facebook.  Just type the phrase “Untold Dylan” in, on your Facebook page or follow this link 

5:  Bob Dylan’s creativity.   We’re fascinated in taking the study of Dylan’s creative approach further.  The index is in Dylan’s Creativity.

6: You might also like: A classification of Bob Dylan’s songs and partial Index to Dylan’s Best Opening Lines

And please do note   The Bob Dylan Project, which lists every Dylan song in alphabetical order, and has links to licensed recordings and performances by Dylan and by other artists, is starting to link back to our reviews.

I would especially like to thank Pat Sludden for his tireless support and enthusiasm in keeping this project going, plus Larry Fyffe for the articles which take the whole site in new directions.

I am always happy to receive new material for the site and receive requests to look at specific songs from any era of Dylan’s writing – including looking again at songs already reviewed.   I love the challenge.   Email: Tony@schools.co.uk

Tony Attwood


Complete index in alphabetical order

  1. 2×2 (See also Dylan On Dylan)
  2. 10,000 men
  3. Abandoned Love
  4. Absolutely Sweet Marie   (See also Bob Dylan meet Mr Freud and Owed to Bobby Allen)
  5. Ain’t gonna go to hell for anybody
  6. Alberta (1 and 2)
  7. Almost Done (Angel of Rain)
  8. All along the watch tower
  9. All I really want to do
  10. All the tired horses
  11. Angelina
  12. Are you ready?
  13. As I went out one morning
  14. Baby Please Don’t Go
  15. Baby Stop Crying
  16. Ballad for a friend
  17. Ballad of a thin man  (See also Bob Dylan meet Mr Freud)
  18. The Ballad of Frankie Lee and Judas Priest,
  19. Ballad of Hollis Brown
  20. Beyond here lies nothing
  21. Ballad in Plain D
  22. Billy 1, 4, and 7 and the Main title theme – Billy the Kid
  23. Blind Willie McTell   See also The Arrows They Are A-flying
  24. Black Crow Blues
  25. Black Diamond Bay – original 2013 review
  26. Black Diamond Bay – alternative 2016 review
  27. Blessed is the name of the lord
  28. Blowing in the wind 
  29. Bob Dylan’s Dream
  30. Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream  See also La Mancha Is Blowing In The Wind
  31. Boots of Spanish Leather
  32. Born in Time
  33. Brownsville Girl
  34. Buckets of Rain  See also “Figurative Language in Blood on the Tracks”
  35. Bye and bye
  36. Call Letter Blues
  37. Can you please crawl out your window?
  38. Can’t escape from you
  39. Can’t Wait  See also Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  40. Caribbean Wind
  41. Cat’s in the Well  See also Shakespeare’s In The Well
  42. Changing of the Guards
  43. Changing of the Guards and the Tarot
  44. Chimes of Freedom   See also The Arrows They Are A-flying and The Bobby Horror Picture Show
  45. City of Gold
  46. Clean Cut Kid
  47. Clothes Line Saga   See also The Libel Case Of “Bob Dylan vs Bobbie Gentry” Settles Out Of Court
  48. Clothes line saga
  49. Cold Irons Bound   See also Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  50. Coming from the Heart (with Helena Springs)
  51. Congratulations
  52. Corrina Corrina
  53. Covenant Woman
  54. Cover Down
  55. Country Pie  See also Shakespeare’s In The Well  and also Bob Dylan meet Mr Freud
  56. Dark Eyes
  57. Day of the locusts
  58. Dead Man, Dead Man.
  59. Dear Landlord
  60. Death is not the end
  61. Desolation Row   See also Bob Dylan Under the Big Top  and also The Ghosts Of Electricity  and also See also Fighting in the captain’s tower and The Bobby Horror Picture Show
  62. The Devil’s been busy.
  63. Dignity
  64. Dirge
  65. Dirt Road Blues  See also Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  66. Dirty Lie
  67. Dirty World
  68. Disease of Conceit
  69. Do right to me baby
  70. Don’t ever take yourself away
  71. Don’t fall apart on me tonight
  72. Don’t Take Everybody to be your friend
  73. Don’t think twice
  74. Down along the cove
  75. Down the Highway
  76. Dreamin of You
  77. Drifter’s Escape
  78. Drifting too far from shore
  79. Duquesne Whistle
  80. Early Roman Kings
  81. Emotionally yours
  82. Eternal Circle
  83. Every grain of Sand  See also Bob Dylan Has His Blake And Keats It Too
  84. Everything is broken
  85. Farewell Angelina
  86. Father of night
  87. Floater (Too much to ask)
  88. Foot of Pride
  89. Forever Young – Tony’s review    See also Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme
  90. Forever Young – Dearbhla’s thoughts
  91. Fourth Time Around
  92. Gates of Eden
  93. Girl from the North Country
  94. George Jackson
  95. Go Way Little Boy
  96. God Knows
  97. Going Going Gone
  98. Golden Loom
  99. Gonna Change my Way of Thinking
  100. Got My Mind Made Up  See also The Libel Case Of “Bob Dylan vs Bobbie Gentry” Settles Out Of Court
  101. Gotta Serve Somebody
  102. Gypsy Lou
  103. Had a dream about you baby
  104. Handle with care
  105. Handy Dandy  see also Shakespeare’s In The Well 
  106. Hard Rain’s a gonna fall  See also The Bobby Horror Picture Show and Bob Dylan Under the Big Top
  107. Hard times in New York Town
  108. Hazel
  109. Heading for the Light
  110. Heart of Mine
  111. Heartland 
  112. Hero Blues
  113. High Water (for Charley Patton)
  114. Highlands   See also The Arrows They Are A-flying and Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  115. Highway 61 Revisited
  116. Honest with Me
  117. Howlin at your window.
  118. Hurricane
  119. I am a lonesome hobo
  120. I and I
  121. I believe in you
  122. I don’t believe you (She acts like we never have met)
  123. I dreamed I saw St Augustine  See also Deadwood and Deadman
  124. I must love you too much  See also Bob Dylan Has His Blake And Keats It Too
  125. I once new a man
  126. I pity the poor immigrant 
  127. I shall be free number 10.
  128. I shall be released
  129. I threw it all away  See also The Libel Case Of “Bob Dylan vs Bobbie Gentry” Settles Out Of Court
  130. I wanna be your lover
  131. I want you
  132. I will love Him
  133. I’m your teenage prayer
  134. Inside Out
  135. If I was a king
  136. If you belonged to me (With the Wilburys)
  137. I’ll remember you
  138. I’ll keep it with mine
  139. Idiot Wind  See also “Figurative Language in Blood on the Tracks”
  140. If dogs run free
  141. If not for you
  142. If you ever go to Houston
  143. If you gotta go, go now
  144. If you see her say hello
  145. I’ll be your baby tonight (original) I’ll be your baby tonight (second thoughts)
  146. I’m not there
  147. In the garden
  148. In the summertime
  149. Is your love in vain?
  150. Isis
  151. It ain’t me babe
  152. It takes a lot to laugh
  153. It’s all good
  154. It’s all over now baby blue
  155. It’s all right ma – 2015 review.
  156. It’s all right ma – 2013 review
  157. I want you
  158. Jesus is the one
  159. Joey
  160. John Brown
  161. John Wesley Harding   See also Deadwood and Deadman
  162. Jokerman
  163. Jolene
  164. Julius and Ethel
  165. Just like a woman
  166. Just like Tom Thumb’s Blues
  167. Kingsport Town
  168. Knocking on heaven’s door  See also Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  169. Last night
  170. Lay Down Your Weary Tune   See also My Ruth’s in the Highlands”
  171. Lay Lady Lay
  172. Legionnaire’s Disease
  173. Lenny Bruce is Dead
  174. Leopard skin pill-box hat
  175. Let me die in my footsteps
  176. Let’s keep it between us
  177. License to kill
  178. Like a Rolling Stone  See also Bob Dylan Under the Big Top
  179. Like a Ship
  180. Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts    See also The Ghosts Of Electricity: Bob Dylan And Symbolism
  181. Living the blues
  182. Lo and behold
  183. Lonesome Day Blues
  184. Long and Wasted Years
  185. Lord protect my child   See also The Arrows They Are A-flying and also Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme and Bob Dylan Has His Blake 
  186. Love Minus Zero  See also La Mancha Is Blowing In The Wind and The Bobby Horror Picture Show
  187. Love Rescue Me
  188. Love Sick
  189. Maybe someday
  190. Maggie’s Farm
  191. Make you feel my love
  192. Mama you been on my mind
  193. Man Gave Names to all the Animals
  194. Man of Peace
  195. Man in the Long Black Coat
  196. Man on the Street:
  197. Marchin to the city
  198. Masters of War
  199. Meet me in the Morning  See also “Figurative Language in Blood on the Tracks”
  200. Million dollar bash
  201. Million Miles
  202. Mississippi (Tell Tale Signs) – reworked March 2015
  203. Moonlight.    See also My Ruth’s in the Highlands”
  204. More than Flesh and Blood (with a transcription of the lyrics)
  205. Most likely you go your way and I’ll go mine
  206. Most of the time
  207. Motorpsycho nightmare
  208. Mozambique
  209. Mr Tambourine Man  See also Bob Dylan Under the Big Top and La Mancha Is Blowing In The Wind and The Bobby Horror Picture Show
  210. My back pages
  211. My wife’s home town
  212. Narrow Way
  213. Need a woman
  214. Neighbourhood Bully
  215. Never gonna be the same again
  216. Never Say Goodbye
  217. New Dansville Girl
  218. New Morning
  219. New Pony
  220. Ninety miles an hour down a dead end street
  221. No man righteous
  222. Nobody Cept You  See also Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme and Bob Dylan Has His Blake And Keats It Too
  223. North Country Blues
  224. No time to think
  225. Not Dark Yet – latest revision August 2016   See also Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme   and also Billy, Mistress Mary, And The Queen Of Hues: The Mystery Of W.H., Solved!
  226. Not Dark Yet as poetry
  227. Obviously Five Believers  See also Bob Dylan Under the Big Top
  228. Oh, Sister
  229. On a night like this
  230. On the road again
  231. On the Road Again as part of a sequence of songs,
  232. One more cup of coffee
  233. One more night
  234. One more weekend
  235. One of us must know
  236. One too many mornings
  237. Only a hobo
  238. Only a pawn in their game
  239. Outlaw Blues,   See also Bob Dylan alias the outlaw.
  240. Oxford Town
  241. Paths of Victory.
  242. Pay in Blood
  243. Peggy Day
  244. Percy’s Song
  245. Pledging my Time
  246. Please Mrs Henry   (See also Bob Dylan meet Mr Freud)
  247. Political World
  248. Positively Fourth Street – See also Billy, Mistress Mary, And The Queen Of Hues: The Mystery Of W.H., Solved!
  249. Precious Angel
  250. Pressing on
  251. Property of Jesus
  252. Queen Jane Approximately  See also Bob Dylan Under the Big Top
  253. Quinn the Eskimo – The Mighty Quinn
  254. Quit your Lowdown Ways
  255. Rainy Day Women
  256. Ramblin Gamblin Willie
  257. Red River Shore
  258. Restless Farewell   See also The Arrows They Are A-flying
  259. Ring Them Bells
  260. Rita May
  261. Rock em dead
  262. Roll on John See also The Arrows They Are A-flying and Bob Dylan Has His Blake 
  263. Rollin and Tumblin
  264. Romance in Durango
  265. Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands  See also Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  266. Sara
  267. Sarah Jane
  268. Saved
  269. Saving Grace
  270. Scarlet Town.  See Shakespeare’s In The Well and also Billy, Mistress Mary, And The Queen Of Hues: The Mystery Of W.H., Solved!and Dylan On Dylan
  271. See that my grave is kept clean
  272. Seeing the real you at last
  273. Señor,(Tales of Yankee Power) 
  274. Series of Dreams
  275. Seven Curses
  276. Seven Days
  277. Seven Deadly Sins
  278. Shake
  279. Shake Shake Mama
  280. She Belongs to Me  see also The Libel Case Of “Bob Dylan vs Bobbie Gentry” Settles Out Of Court
  281. She’s my baby
  282. She’s your lover now
  283. Shelter from the storm  See also “Figurative Language in Blood on the Tracks”
  284. Shooting Star
  285. Shooting Star and Jimi Hendrix
  286. Shot of Love
  287. Sign Language
  288. Sign on the cross
  289. Sign on the window
  290. Silvio
  291. Simple Twist of Fate  See also “Figurative Language in Blood on the Tracks”  and also Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink and Bob Dylan Has His Blake 
  292. Slow Train
  293. Solid Rock
  294. Someday Baby – Modern Times
  295. Someday Baby – Tell Tale Signs
  296. Someone’s got a hold of my heart
  297. Something there is about you.  See also My Ruth’s in the Highlands”
  298. Something’s burning baby
  299. Soon After Midnight
  300. Spanish Harlem Incident
  301. Spirit on the water:
  302. Standing in the doorway  See also Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  303. Standing on the highway
  304. Stop now
  305. Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again   See also My Ruth’s in the Highlands”   And also Billy, Mistress Mary, And The Queen Of Hues: The Mystery Of W.H., Solved!
  306. Subterranean Homesick Blues – updated March 2015.  See also Fighting in the captain’s tower
  307. Summer Days (“Love and Theft”)
  308. Sweetheart like you
  309. Talking Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues.  See also La Mancha Is Blowing In The Wind
  310. Talkin Hava Negeilah blues
  311. Talkin’ John Birch Society Blues (Paranoid Blues)
  312. Talkin’ World War III Blues
  313. Tangled up in blue  See also “Figurative Language in Blood on the Tracks”  and also  The Ghosts Of Electricity: Bob Dylan And Symbolism
  314. Tears of Rage
  315. Tell me it isn’t true
  316. Tell me 
  317. Tell Ol’ Bill   See also Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme
  318. Tempest    See also Fighting in the captain’s tower  and Deadwood and Deadman
  319. Temporary Like Achilles
  320. “The Groom’s Still Waiting at the Alter”.
  321. The Levee’s Gonna Break
  322. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
  323. The Man in Me
  324. The Times they are a-Changing
  325. The Wandering Kind
  326. The Wicked Messenger  See also The Tale Of The Wicked Messenger And The Faithful Servant
  327. Thief on the cross
  328. Things have changed – review revised and extended 2016
  329. This Dream of You
  330. This Wheel’s on Fire
  331. Three Angels
  332. Time to end this Masquerade
  333. Trouble in Mind
  334. Thunder on the Mountain
  335. Tight Connection to my heart
  336. Til I fell in love with you
  337. Time passes slowly  – revised 30 August 2015.
  338. Tin Angel
  339. Tiny Montgomery 
  340. To be alone with you
  341. To fall in love with you
  342. To Ramona
  343. Tombstone Blues  See also La Mancha Is Blowing In The Wind
  344. Tomorrow is a long time
  345. Tonight I’ll be Staying Here With You
  346. Too Much of Nothing – revised 4 October 2016
  347. Tough Mama
  348. Tragedy of the Trade
  349. Trouble
  350. Trying to get to heaven  See also Bob Dylan Paints his Masterpiece
  351. True Love Tends to Forget
  352. Trust Yourself
  353. TV Talking Song
  354. Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum
  355. Tweeter and the Monkey Man
  356. Unbelievable  See also Bob Dylan Has His Blake  and The Land Of Milk And Honey
  357. Under the red sky  See also Bob Dylan Has His Blake  and Dylan On Dylan
  358. Under your spell
  359. Union Sundown
  360. Up to Me
  361. Visions of Johanna: the original review
  362. Visions of Johanna: the Old Crow Medicine Show version
  363. Waiting to get beat
  364. Walking Down the Line
  365. Whatcha Gonna Do? 
  366. Watching the river flow
  367. Watered down love
  368. We better Talk this Over
  369. Wedding song
  370. Well, well, well.
  371. Went to see the gypsy  See also Blake, Keats, And Spots Of Ink: Spinning Reels Of Rhyme
  372. What can I do for You?
  373. What good am I?
  374. What was it you wanted?
  375. What’s going on here?
  376. When I paint my masterpiece
  377. When the night comes falling from the sky
  378. When the ship comes in
  379. When you gonna wake up?
  380. When He returns
  381. Where are you tonight?
  382. Where teardrops fall
  383. Where were you last night?
  384. Who killed Davey Moore?
  385. Who loves you more?
  386. Wiggle wiggle
  387. Wigwam and Woogie Boogie
  388. Winterlude
  389. With God on our Side  See also The Tale Of The Wicked Messenger And The Faithful Servant
  390. Woogie Boogie and Wigwam
  391. Working Man’s Blues #2
  392. Ye shall be changed
  393. Yonder comes sin
  394. You ain’t going nowhere
  395. You Angel You
  396. You changed my life
  397. You took my breath away
  398. You wanna ramble
  399. You’re a big girl now  See also “Figurative Language in Blood on the Tracks”
  400. You’re going to make me lonesome when you go  See also The Ghosts Of Electricity: Bob Dylan And Symbolism

Big Bill Broonzy had a song called “Key to the Highway.” “I’ve got a key to the highway / I’m booked and I’m bound to go / Gonna leave here runnin’ because walking is most too slow.” I sang that a lot. If you sing that a lot, you just might write, “Georgia Sand he had a bloody nose, welfare department wouldn’t give him no clothes…

                                   Bob Dylan at the MusiCare Gala 2015

“You can never tell why someone’s gonna stick something in a song. You just gotta remember that the whole is bigger than the sum of its parts. You can’t expect to understand everything in every song.”

          Theme Time Radio Hour

Everything worth doing takes time. You have to write a hundred bad songs before you write one good one. And you have to sacrifice a lot of things that you might not be prepared for. Like it or not, you are in this alone and have to follow your own star.”  Bob Dylan, October 2016.

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21 Responses to Untold Dylan: “I’ll let you be in my dream if I can be in yours”

  1. Oded says:


    Thanks for the great works here. after reading just a few, i must say this is insightful, and the “untold” seems to be a truthful adjective. i think i have read a few dozens of miles of Dylan cracking texts, still, I really enjoy your stuff.

  2. Jane Reeves says:

    Have been a fan of Dylan since 12 years of age, ( am now 45) I WISH I had read your website years ago. Have seen Bob twice live on stage (London) 2002 and 2005 . (HONESTLY…. I prefer the albums!) His “make scrambled eggs” of his songs and see if the die hard fans can figure it out – I can see WHY he does it to stave off extreme boredom´- but a small bit of me would like to hear “Between the Windows of the sea..where lovely mermaids flow”…and not spend ten minutes scrunching up my face and my mind to even i-d- Desolation Row!!
    I found your site today and will make note of it: but here is a question
    : maybe no-one (now living) knows;
    “What makes Robert Allan Zimmerman (aka bob Dylan)
    what makes him Smile or Laugh With Real Happiness?”
    I wish I knew

    sending you all best wishes and many thanks
    Jane Reeves

  3. everymanmediagroup says:

    We absolutely love your blog and find a lot of your post’s to
    be just what I’m looking for. Do you offer guest writers to
    write content for you? I wouldn’t mind writing a
    post or elaborating on a number of the subjects you write
    about here. Again, awesome site!

  4. TonyAttwood says:

    Everyman – sure do. Just write to me and tell me what song you would like to review. Tony.Attwood@aisa.org

  5. Thelonious says:

    “Series of Dreams” links to “Mozambique”

  6. ask says:

    Wonderful post! We will be linking to this particularly great post on our website.
    Keep up the good writing.

  7. David Griffiths says:

    I like your blog website.
    I’ve been a Dylan fan for a few years now. I really like your classifications which seem to be true. I cannot say that I have heard all Bob’s songs, so you may need some cooperation when it comes to organizing them all.
    I noticed that there is more song material published from the album “Tell tale signs”
    that I’ve just been listening to To-Day.One thing I looked for is the Poem He did about “Last thoughts on Woodie Guthrie”
    I would classify this as an enlightened protest,maybe,with distain for the world(worldliness) that most shallow folks look for satisfaction in. Hard to classify as it touches on a lot of the categories.
    Thanks once again!

  8. Tom Kirkpatrick says:

    Hi Tony,

    I continue to enjoy your analysis of Bob Dylan’s songs. I’m wondering if you would take a look at “Million Dollar Bash” — from the Basement Tapes.

    Best wishes

  9. I have long been a Dylan fan, growing into him and appreciating his work ever more as I get older. I came across your site by chance and read several entries and song interpretations and I must say that from what I have read of his recording methods – songs lyrics going through many iterations and very often be written on the hoof (as it were) I suspect you are overegging the pudding rather too much. For example, it is obvious to me that Dylan will often use a simile because it contains one word which gives him a good rhyme – and no more.

  10. Excellent blog post. I certainly love this
    website. Keep writing!

  11. Rick says:

    Most honest reviews of Dylan material, a breath of fresh air. Thank you.

  12. David Povey says:

    Hi Tony, is Brownsville Girl any sort of a challenge? It seems to be about a film, and the opening line is classic, along with “the swap meets [boot sales /garage sales] ’round here are pretty corrupt” which is one of my favourites. There is a strong resonance of Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs [Henry Porter] in the scene when Henry’s partner invites them to stay awhile. And probably much more, if its worth teasing it out. I do wish I knew more about the structure of music, as you do – I’ll have to be content with a life-long love of Bob Dylan. I missed his 1966 Australian tour (I was only 12) but have managed to catch his subsequent shows – yes, he is an enigma to some, however I’ve loved every concert so much. As someone comments elsewhere on your fabulous blog, in 100 years Dylan will be regarded as a great poet – by more than just his true fans. Thanks for the love you show to this music master. Its appropriate the Americans title their great musicians “Mister” – he is Mr Bob Dylan.

  13. Wolkowski says:

    New title available from Amazon.com catalogue:
    Bob Dylan: the spirit and the letter.
    Best regards
    Sorbonne universites upmc

  14. Raja Thuraisingham says:

    Just stumbled into your site yesterday.
    It’s a wonderful thing you have created. I’ve been a Dylan fan for 25 years but I’ve never read such insightful stuff.
    Keep it up!


  15. Ravi says:

    Great site. Lovely committed work of true fan(s). All the very best.

  16. Rob Marenghi says:

    Hi guys, I love this site. If you or anyone else like early Bob/Nick Drake you may like my stuff. You can get a free song here – http://www.robmarenghi.com

    Best regards


  17. TonyAttwood says:

    Well, Rob, I’ve restrained from making too much of my own music on this site, so I’m not sure, but since you have written in, I’ll let it go. But if other people start using the site to publicise their own music, what with me being all restrained about mine, I might just have to rethink. Tony

  18. Larry Fyffe says:

    Gives him a good rhyme and no more…obvious to some perhaps but not to me ..correct choice of words is extremely important to Dylan…and a rhyme can usually be found if needed….On the other extreme, there are those who are
    110 per cent so sure of their interpretation of what a Dylan song means that they twist and misconstrue the actual lyrics to such a degree as to be laughable in order to force-fit a wrong-headed idea into them.

  19. And another mistake: One More cup of Coffe is written (only, en solitario) by Bob Dylan, so the music as the words. Levy doesn´t appear NEVER.
    Your mistakes surprise too much to me.

  20. TonyAttwood says:

    Ines, if you are going to correct my mistakes that is fine – I always admit that I make them. But you might care to cite your sources. Heylin, whom I have often shown to be wrong by giving evidence of my own, writes thus about Romance…
    “According to Levy, the bulk of the Romance in Durango lyric is his…. When he presented the finished lyric to Dylan in the morning, it prompted a semi-serious retort from the main man, “I can’t leave you for a minute.” If he was annoyed, he didn’t let it affect his appreciation of the results.”

    Like I say, by all means correct my errors – I welcome that – but please provide a little evidence or details of your source material along the way.

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