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Huck's Tune

Bob Dylan © 2006 Special Rider Music

(Official lyrics @ www.bobdylan.com)


13 May 2006
cd imgLUCKY YOU (Music From The Motion Picture)
cd imgTHE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 8 TELL TALE SIGNS RARE AND UNRELEASED 1989-2006
cd imgFRIENDS WILL ARRIVE: STUDIO SESSIONS TAKE 1 (T-1062)

  Criteria Recording Studio, Miami FL - 13.may.2006  

Well I wandered alone through a desert of stone
And I dreamt of my future wife
My sword's in my hand and I'm next in command
In this version of death called life
My plate and my cup are right straight up
I took a rose from the hand of a child
When I kiss your lips, the honey drips
I'm gonna have to put you down for a while.

Every day we meet on any old street
And you're in your girlish prime
The short and the tall are comin' to the ball
I go there all the time
Behind every tree, there's somethin' to see
The river is wider than a mile
I tried you twice, you can't be nice
I'm gonna have to put you down for a while.

Here comes the nurse with money in her purse
Here come the ladies and men
You push it all in and you've no chance to win
You play 'em on down to the end
I'm laying in the sand, gettin' a sunshine tan
Moving along, ridin' in style
From my toes to my head, you knock me dead
I'm gonna have to put you down for a while.

I count the years and I shed no tears
I'm blinded to what might have been
Nature's voice makes my heart rejoice
Play me the wild song of the wind
I found hopeless love in the room above
When the sun and the weather were mild
You're as fine as wine, I ain't handin' you no line
I'm gonna have to put you down for a while.

All the merry little elves can go hang themselves
My faith is as cold as can be
I'm stacked high to the roof and I'm not without proof
If you don't believe me, come see
You think I'm blue, I think so too
In my words, you'll find no guile
The game's gotten old, the deck's gone cold
And I'm gonna have to put you down for a while.

The game's gotten old, the deck's gone cold
I'm gonna have to put you down for a while.  up
    

 Recording dates & record list

13 May 2006 1 LUCKY YOU (Music From The Motion Picture)
THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 8 TELL TALE SIGNS RARE AND UNRELEASED 1989-2006
FRIENDS WILL ARRIVE: STUDIO SESSIONS TAKE 1 (b)