Bob Dylan’s best songs: Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)

  The truth was obscure, too profound and too pure To live it you have to explode In that last hour of need, we entirely agreed Sacrifice was the code of the road ~Where are you tonight JC: “Sacrifice is the code of the road” is what you sing in Where Are You Tonight? To die before dying, shedding your skin, …

Bob Dylan’s best songs: Every Grain of Sand

That was an inspired song that came to me. I felt like I was just putting down words that were coming from somewhere else, and I just stuck it out. ~Bob Dylan (“Biograph” notes) “That’s an excellent song, very painless song to write,… It took like 12 seconds – or that’s how it felt.” ~Bob Dylan (to Robert Hilburn – …

Bob Dylan’s best songs: She’s Your Lover Now

Pain sure brings out the best in people, doesn’t it? – Bob Dylan (She’s Your Lover Now) ..‘She’s Your Lover Now’, a gleeful masterpiece more redolent of its era than most things that came out at the time.. ~Michael Gray (The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia) On January 21, 1966 @ Studio A, Columbia Recording Studios, NYC Dylan tried this song 19 times. It …

Bob Dylan’s best songs: Subterranean Homesick Blues

Ah get born, keep warm Short pants, romance, learn to dance Get dressed, get blessed Try to be a success Please her, please him, buy gifts Don’t steal, don’t lift Twenty years of schoolin’ And they put you on the day shift Question: Do you think there’s a move afoot to turn you into a pop star? Dylan: They can’t …

Bob Dylan’s best songs: It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue

  You must leave now, take what you need, you think will last But whatever you wish to keep, you better grab it fast Yonder stands your orphan with his gun Crying like a fire in the sun Look out the saints are comin’ through And it’s all over now, Baby Blue — CM: It’s not the same Blue as …

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