When you're lost in the rain in Juarez And it's Eastertime too And your gravity fails And negativity don't pull you through Don't put on any airs When you're down on Rue Morgue Avenue They got some hungry women there And they really make a mess outta you. Now if you see Saint Annie Please tell her thanks a lot I cannot move My fingers are all in a knot I don't have the strength To get up and take another shot And my best friend, my doctor Won't even say what it is I've got. Sweet Melinda The peasants call her the goddess of gloom She speaks good English And she invites you up into her room And you're so kind And careful not to go to her too soon And she takes your voice And leaves you howling at the moon.
What Dylan here is gives a nightmare story incorporating other nightmares through quick references. This, Dylan is saying, is the nightmare of the real meaning of the blues, taken on 30 years from the days of Robert Johnson. The form is so stretched that it takes us a second or two to realise it.
Phil started singing this in He sang a number of variations to the lyrics: this is the version on "Terrapin Station Limited Edition. Click [D] to see the original Dylan line and [P] to get back to Phil's version.
February 25, According to WikipediaTom Thumb first appeared in these stories in the sixteenth century. The gist of the typical story there are many versions is that an old couple want a baby. Merlin grants them their wish, and thus little Tom Thumb is born.
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It was originally recorded on August 2,and released on the album Highway 61 Revisited. II and as two separate live versions recorded at concerts in the first of which appeared on the B-side of Dylan's " I Want You " singlewith the second being released on The Bootleg Series Vol. Lightfoot's version was recorded only weeks after Dylan's original had been released and reached 3 on the Canadian RPM singles chart.
This song is by Bryan Ferry and appears on the album Dylanesque Lyrics licensed by LyricFind. Sign In Don't have an account?