Category Archives: Tell Tales Signs

Someday Baby: Why didn’t Dylan choose the TTS version for the album?

By Tony Attwood My neighbour Pat and I were debating Dylan (as we do) last night and discussing the issue of which of the versions of Can’t Wait is the best.  I think the Time out of Mind version works … Continue reading

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Dylan’s “Can’t wait”: the meaning of the music and the lyrics in two different versions

By Tony Attwood The fact is that “Tell Tale Signs” Can’t Wait is so different from the “Time Out of Mind” version, sometimes they feel like almost different songs.  They certainly have different lyrics and although they both work the theme … Continue reading

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Tell Ol’ Bill: revised review of Dylan’s song with links to its origins

By Tony Attwood This review was revised 18 January 2017 I have just seen that another of the various try out recordings of Tel Ol Bill has been put on line, so thought I would copy the link here just … Continue reading

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Mississippi (Tell Tale Signs): the meaning of the music and the lyrics

By Tony Attwood Rolling Stone called “Mississippi” “A drifter’s love song that seems to sum up Dylan’s entire career,” and before I came back to what was the first song I reviewed in this series, thinking I ought to re-write … Continue reading

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