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You're A Big Girl Now 1

Bob Dylan © 1974 Ram's Horn Music

(Official lyrics @ www.bobdylan.com)


27 Dec 1974
cd imgBLOOD ON THE TRACKS
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #8

  Blood On The Tracks session 5, Sound 80 Studio, Minneapolis - 27.dec.1974  

Our conversation was short and sweet
It nearly knocked me off of my feet  
And i'm back in the rain oh-oh
And you are on dry land
You made it there somehow
You're a big girl now.

Bird on the horizon, sittin' on a fence
He's singin' his song for me at his own expense
And i'm just like that bird oh-oh
Singin' just for you oh-oh
Hope that you can hear
Hear me singin' through these tears.

Time is a jet plane, it moves too fast
Oh, but what a shame that all we've shared can't last
I can change i swear oh-oh
See what you can do
I can make it through
You can make it too.

Love is so simple, to quote a phrase
You've known it all the time, i'm learnin' it these days
Oh, i know where i can find you oh-oh
In somebody's room
It's a price i have to pay
You're a big girl all the way.

A change in the weather is known to be extreme
But what's the sense of changing horses in midstream
I'm going out of my mind oh-oh
With a pain that stops and starts
Like a corkscrew to my heart
Ever since we've been apart.  up
    

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You're A Big Girl Now 2


16 Sep 1974
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition)

16 Sep 1974
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #2

16 Sep 1974
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #3

  Blood On The Tracks session 1, A & R Studios, NYC - 16.sep.1974, take 1  
  Blood On The Tracks session 1, A & R Studios, NYC - 16.sep.1974, take 2  
with verses 2and 3 exchanged
  Blood On The Tracks session 1, A & R Studios, NYC - 16.sep.1974, take 3  

Our conversation was short an' sweet
It nearly swept me off-a my feet
An' i'm back in the rain
You are on dry land
You made it there somehow
You're a big girl now.

Bird on the horizon, sittin' on a fence
He's singin' his song for me at his own expense
An' i'm just like that bird
Singin' just for you
I hope that you can hear
Hear me singin' through these tears.

Love is so simple, to quote a phrase
You've known it all the [time/while], i'm learnin' it these days
Oh, i know where i can find you
In somebody's room
It's a price i have to pay
You're a big girl all the way.

Time is a jet plane, it moves too fast
Oh, but what a shame it is that all we've shared can't last
I can change i swear
See what you can do
I can make it through
You can make it too.

A change in the weather [can be/might] extreme
But it ain't like changing horses in midstream
I'm going out of my mind
With a pain that stops and starts
Like a corkscrew to my heart
Ever since we've been apart.  up
    

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You're A Big Girl Now 3


17 Sep 1974
cd imgBIOGRAPH
cd imgMORE BLOOD ON THE TRACKS
cd imgBLOOD TAKES (vinyl bootleg)
cd imgBLOOD ON THE TAPES (T-520)
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #5

17 Sep 1974
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #4

19 Sep 1974
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #6

  Blood On The Tracks session 2, A & R Studios, NYC - 17.sep.1974, take 1 remake  
  Blood On The Tracks session 2, A & R Studios, NYC - 17.sep.1974, take 2 remake  
= BLOOD ON THE TAPES (bootleg cd), track 6, 4:21
= MORE BLOOD ON THE TRACKS (bootleg cd), track 5
= BLOOD TAKES (vinyl bootleg LP), track A3 -->
  Blood On The Tracks session 2, A & R Studios, NYC - 19.sep.1974, take 1 remake 2, two verses only  

Our conversation was short an' sweet
It nearly swept me off-a my feet
An' i'm back in the rain
You are on dry land
You made it there somehow
You're a big girl now.

Bird on the horizon, sittin' on a fence
He's singin' his song for me at his own expense
An' i'm just like that bird
Singin' just for you
I hope that you can hear
Hear me singin' through these tears.

Love is so simple, to quote a phrase
You've known it all the [while/time], i'm learnin' it these days
Oh, i know where i can find you
In somebody's room
It's a price i have to pay
You're a big girl all the way.

Time is a jet plane, it moves too fast
Oh, but what a shame that all we've shared can't last
I can change i swear
See what you can do
I can make it through
You can make it too.

A change in the weather can be extreme
But it ain't like changing horses in midstream
I'm going out of my mind
With a pain that stops and starts
Like a corkscrew to my heart
Ever since we've been apart.  up
    

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You're A Big Girl Now 4


23 May 1976
cd imgHARD RAIN

  Live, Rolling Thunder Revue 2, Fort Collins CO - 23.may.1976  

Our conversation was short and sweet
It nearly knocked me off-a my feet
And I'm back in the rain
And you are on dry land
You made it there somehow
You're a big girl now.

Bird on the horizon, sitting on a fence
He's singin' his song for me at his own expense
And I'm just like that bird
Singin' just for you
I hope you can hear
Hear me singin' through these tears.

Love is so simple, to quote a phrase
You've known it all the time, I'm learnin' it these days.
Oh, i know where i can find you
In somebody's room
It's a price i have to pay
You're a big girl all the way.

Time is a jet plane, it moves too fast
Oh, but what a shame if all we've shared can't last.
Well i'll change, i swear
See what you can do
I can make it through
You can make it too.

A change in the weather is always extreme
But what the sense of changing horses in midstream?
I'm going out of my mind
With a pain that stops and starts
Like a corkscrew to my heart
Ever since we've been apart.  up
    

 Recording dates & record list

16 Sep 1974 2 THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition)
THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #2
THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #3
17 Sep 1974 3 BIOGRAPH
16 Sep 1974 3 MORE BLOOD ON THE TRACKS (b)
BLOOD TAKES (vb)
BLOOD ON THE TAPES (b)
17 Sep 1974 3 THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #5
THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #4
19 Sep 1974 3 THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #6
19 Sep 1974 THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #7
27 Dec 1974 1 BLOOD ON THE TRACKS
THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS (DeLuxe Edition) #8
23 May 1976 4 HARD RAIN
Jan 1978 THE RUNDOWN REHEARSAL TAPES (b)
30 Jan 1978 THE RUNDOWN REHEARSAL TAPES (b) #2
30 Jan 1978 DARKNESS AT THE BREAK OF NOON (b)
30 Jan 1978 RUNDOWN TO MAGGIE (b)
20 Feb 1994 TRIPLE NIGHT (b)
20 Feb 1994 THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY (b)
13 Apr 1994 THE REAL VOICE OF AMERICA (b)
19 Apr 1996 THE MAINE EVENT (b)
7 Oct 2002 DON'T SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER (b)