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Subterranean Homesick Blues 1

Bob Dylan an.

(Official lyrics @ www.bobdylan.com)


14 Jan 1965
cd imgBRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME
cd imgGREATEST HITS
cd imgGREATEST HITS (Gold)
cd imgBIOGRAPH
cd imgTHE BEST OF BOB DYLAN Vol. 2
cd imgTHE ESSENTIAL BOB DYLAN
cd imgDYLAN 2007
cd imgSUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES (Vinyl EP)

  Bringing It All Back Home session 2 - 14.jan.1965, take 1 remake  
  Bringing It All Back Home session 2 - 14.jan.1965, take 3 remake  

Johnny's in the basement
Mixin' up the medicine
I'm on the pavement
Thinkin' 'bout the government
The man in the trench coat
Badge out, laid off
Says he's got a bad cough
Wants to get it paid off.
Look out kid
It's somethin' you did
God knows when
But you're doin' it again
You better duck down the alley way
Lookin' for a new friend
The man in the coonskin cap
By the big pen
Wants eleven dollar bills
You only got ten.

Maggie comes fleet foot
Face full of black soot
Talkin' that the heat put
Plants in the bed but
The phone's tapped anyway
Maggie says that many say
They must bust in early may
Orders from the D.A.
Look out kid
No matter what you did
Walk on your tip toes
Don't try ''no doz''
Better stay away from those
That carry around a fire hose
Keep a clean nose
Watch the plain clothes
You dont need a weather man
To know which way the wind blows.

Get sick, get well
Hand around an ink well
Ring bell, hard to tell
If anythin' is gonna sell
Try hard, get barred
Get back, write braille
Get jailed, jump bail
Join the army if you fail.
Look out kid
You're gonna get hit
But losers, cheaters
Six time users
Hang around the theaters
Girl by the whirlpool
Lookin' for a new fool
Don't follow leaders
Watch the pawkin' meters.

Ah, get born, keep warm
Short pants, romance, learn to dance
Get dressed, get blessed
Try to by a success
Please her, please him, buy gifts
Don't steal, don't lift
Twenty years of schoolin'
An' they put you on the day shift.
Look out kid
They keep it all hid
Better jump down a manhole
Light yourself a candle
Don't wear sandals
Try t'avoid the scandals
Don't wanna be a bum
You better chew gum
The pump don't work
Cause the vandals took the handles.  up
    

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Subterranean Homesick Blues 2


13 Jan 1965
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 2
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 12 THE CUTTING EDGE (DeLuxe Edition)

  Bringing It All Back Home session 1 - 13.jan.1965, take 1  

Johnny's in the basement
Mixin' up the medicine
I'm on the pavement
Lookin' 'bout the government
The man in the trench coat
Badge out, laid off
Says he's got a bad bill
Wants to get it paid off
Look out kid
It's somethin' you did
God knows when
But you're doin' it again
You better duck down the alley way
Lookin' for a new friend
Man in the coonskin cap
In the big pen
Wants eleven dollar bills
And you only got ten.

Maggie comes fleet foot
Face full of black soot
Talkin' that the heat put
Plants in the bed but
The phone's tapped anyway
Maggie says that many say
They must bust in early may
Orders from the D.A.
Look out kid
It dont matter what you did
Walk on your tip toes
Don't try ''no doz''
Better stay away from those
That carry around a fire hose
Keep a clean nose
Be careful of the plain clothes
You dont need a weather man
To know which way the wind blows.

Well, get sick, get well
Hand around an ink well
Ring bell, hard to tell
If anythin' is gonna sell
Try hard, get barred
Get back, write braille
Get jailed, jump bail
Join the army if you fail.
Look out kid
You're gonna get hit
By losers, cheaters
Six time users
Hang around the theaters
The girl by the whirlpool
Lookin' for a new fool
Don't follow leaders
An' watch the parkin' meters.

Get born, keep warm
Short pants, romance, learn to dance
Get dressed, get blessed
Try to by a success
Please her, please him, buy gifts
Don't steal, don't lift
Twenty years of schoolin'
An' they put you on the day shift
Look out kid
They keep it all hid
Better jump down a manhole
Light yourself a candle
Don't wear sandals
Try t'avoid the scandals
If you don't wanna be a bum
You better not chew gum
The pump don't work
Cause the vandals took the handles.  up
    

 Recording dates & record list

13 Jan 1965 2 THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 2
THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 12 THE CUTTING EDGE (DeLuxe Edition)
14 Jan 1965 1 BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME
GREATEST HITS
GREATEST HITS (Gold)
BIOGRAPH
THE BEST OF BOB DYLAN Vol. 2
THE ESSENTIAL BOB DYLAN
DYLAN 2007
SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES (single)
14 Jan 1965 THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 12 THE CUTTING EDGE (DeLuxe Edition) #2
10 June 1988 SAN FRANCISCO BAY BLUES (b)
4 Sep 1988 WANTED MAN (b)
19 Oct 1988 STUCK INSIDE OF NEW YORK (b)
29 Apr 2002 PARIS FIRST 2002 (b)