Outtake from "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" sessions, 1962. Krogsgaard indicates this song is adapted from Lenny Carr's "Alabama Woman Blues" Brownie McGhee's "Solid Road". Heylin calls it an arrangement of a traditional song. Although Dylan is credited with full authorship, this is very similar to a traditional song of the same name. Of this song Dylan has said [source?] "I learned one verse from Big Joe Williams, and the rest I put together out of lines that seemed to go with this story. "
(above by Ben Taylor) Return to Roots of Bob
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