5 Great Live and Cover versions of “Simple Twist of Fate”

They sat together in the park
As the evening sky grew dark
She looked at him and he felt a spark tingle to his bones
’Twas then he felt alone and wished that he’d gone straight
And watched out for a simple twist of fate

Bob Dylan recorded “Simple Twist of Fate” on September 19, 1974 at A&R Recording Studios, New York City. It was released on “Blood on the Tracks” January 20, 1975.

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First ever live performance @ WTTW-TV Studios Chicago, Illinois 10 September 1975:

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Scarlet Rivera (violin)
  • Rob Stoner (bass)
  • Howie Wyeth (drums)


Live 1992

Newcastle Arena
Newcastle, England
20 June 1998

University Of Illinois Conference Center Pavilion
Chicago, Illinois
31 October 1999

Royal Albert Hall
London, England
26 November 2013

Cover versions

Joan Baez
From the album “Diamonds & Rust” (1975)

Jerry Garcia Band
Live at Capitol Theatre, 3/1/1980

Diana Krall
From “Chimes Of Freedom: The Songs Of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years Of Amnesty International”

Bryan Ferry
From the album “Dynalesque”

Jeff Tweedy
From the album “I’m Not There (Music From The Motion Picture)”

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-Egil

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