A revised version of this review has now been posted and updated – complete with a link to a Willie Nelson version here.
Apologies for the mix up.
To me the theme of the song is not a break or a lack of communication between two people, and neither Dylan’s state of confusion or detachment.
I see it as a sarcastic and cynical song of Dylan trying to shake off a nagging spouse, who keeps on bothering him with all kind of stupid requests.
Hello Tony, yes another interesting analysis of a song from Bob Dylan’s Music Box http://thebobdylanproject.com/Song/id/729/What-Was-It-You-Wanted Lift the lid and join us inside to listen to every version of every song composed or performed by Bob Dylan.
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