New or Updated Lyrics

Janvier 27th-30th, 2023 [ lyric updates from FRAGMENTS: TIME OUT OF MIND SESSIONS (1996-1997) (B.S. Vol. 17) ]
Can't Wait
Cold Irons Bound
Dirt Road Blues
Dreamin' of You
Love Sick
Marchin' to the City
Make You Feel My Love
Not Dark Yet
Standing in the Doorway
Red River Shore
'Til I Fell in Love With You
Tryin' to Get to Heaven
The Water Is Wide
January 11th, 2023
Not Dark Yet [ Official video, from forthcoming Bootleg Series Vol. 17, version 1]
November 17th, 2022
Love Sick [ Official video, from forthcoming Bootleg Series Vol. 17, version/take 2]
October 30th, 2022
I Can't Seem To Say Goodbye [youtube video, tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis, live encore, Nottingham, October 30th, 2022]
September 19th, 2022
More Than Flesh And Blood [as sung by Helena Springs, september 1979]
September 8th, 2022
I Can't Be Satisfied [attempted transcription of live recording from November 2nd, 1992, song by Muddy Waters]
Farewell To The Gold [fixed]
August 26nd, 2022 [new lyrics from 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION 1964]
Johnny Cuckoo
Money Honey
Stoned On The Mountain [incomplete attempted transcription]
January 22nd, 2022 [updated lyrics for 1963 live versions]
Talkin' World War III Blues
January 18th, 2022 [updated lyrics from the 1981 Europe tour : TROUBLE NO MORE (B.S. Vol. 13) and AVIGNON (bootleg)]
When You Gonna Wake Up
January 14th, 2022 [added the part of lyrics as sung for the 1st two songs on BOB DYLAN - 1970]
I Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound [Tom Paxton]
Universal Soldier [Buffy Sainte-Marie]
December 21st, 2021 [corrected lyrics for various 1961 recordings]
San Francisco Bay Blues [Feb & May & Oct 19th & Nov 23rd, 1961 recordings]
November 29th, 2021 [from The Minneapolis Hotel Tape, Dec. 1961]
Long John ["Long lost John runnin' thru the corn" incomplete attempted transcription]
November 23th, 2021 [added all songs from album Triplicate, 2017]
November 16th, 2021 [Carnegie Chapter Hall, 1961]
He Was A Friend Of Mine [ free download courtesy of The Bob Dylan Center, Tulsa UK, prev. uncirc.]
November 2021
And It Stoned Me  [duet with Van Morrison, the Hill of the Muses, Athens, 1989]
Crazy Love  [duet with Van Morrison, the Hill of the Muses, Athens, 1989]
One Irish Rover  [duet with Van Morrison, the Hill of the Muses, Athens, 1989]
Lady Came From Baltimore  [corrections, live 1994 ]
Lakes Of Pontchartrain  [corrections, live 1988 ]
October 2021
Spanish Is The Loving Tongue  [BOTT 1974 session 2]
Tombstone Blues  [Newport Folk Festival 1965 (live) debut version, thanks to Jan Henning (pm)]
You Changed My Life  [BS-13 version]
September 17th-25th, 2021 [ news & updates from SPRINGTIME IN NEW YORK: THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 16 / 1980-1985 ]
Takes previously uncirculating?
   ▹ Rundown rehearsals:
Mary Of The Wild Moor
A Couple Of More Years
This Night Won't Last Forever
We Just Disagree
Let's Keep It Between Us
Sweet Caroline
Abraham, Martin And John
   ▹ Shot Of Love sessions:
Need a Woman
Mystery Train
Price Of Love (no lyrics yet)
I Wish It Would Rain
Let It Be Me
Cold, Cold Heart
Fur Slippers
   ▹ Infidels sessions:
Don't Fall Apart On Me Tonight   [slow, alt take 1]
Neighborhood Bully
Too Late   [acoustic version, complete unedited take]
Foot of Pride
Clean Cut Kid   [not the bootleg version from INFIDELS sessions]
Baby What You Want Me To Do
Tell Me
Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground
I and I
   ▹ Empire Burlesque sessions:
I'll Remember You
Seeing The Real You At Last
Emotionally Yours
Clean Cut Kid   [not the bootleg version from EMPIRE BURLESQUE sessions]
When The Night Comes Falling From The Sky   (both versions)
Dark Eyes

Tracks previously known from bootlegs:
   ▹ Shot Of Love sessions: Between Saved And Shot (cd bootleg, Dandelion 1999)
Don't Ever Take Yourself Away  -  Borrowed Time  -  Is It Worth It?  -  Yes Sir, No Sir
   ▹ Infidels sessions: Rough Cuts (2cd bootleg, Black Nite Crash 1994), Down in the Flood (cd bootleg, Archivio 1991)
Jokerman  -  Don't Fall Apart On Me Tonight (alt take 2]  -  This Was My Love  -  Sweetheart Like You
Julius and Ethel  -  Union Sundown  -  Someone's Got a Hold Of My Heart
   ▹ Empire Burlesque sessions: Outside The Empire (cd bootleg, Wanted Man 1994), Clean Cuts (cd bootleg, Sick Cat 1992)
Tight Connection To My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love)  -  Straight A's In Love  -  New Danville Girl
August 30th, 2021 [ from SHADOW KINGDOM "film concert" ]
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Most Likely You'll Go Your Way And I'll Go Mine
Queen Jane Approximately
To Be Alone With You
Watching The River Flow
When I Paint My Masterpiece
What Was It You Wanted
August 23th, 2021 [ from BLIND WILLIE MCTELL 7" single ]
Blind Willie McTell  [take 1, exclusive to single, previously uncirculating]
Blind Willie McTell  [take 5, "full band", same take as bootleg version]
August 23th, 2021 [ from forthcoming SPRINGTIME IN NEW YORK: THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 16 / 1980-1985 ]
Too Late  [full band version, previously uncirculating]
June 16th, 2021
I Can't Leave Her Behind [ SWINGIN' PIG restaured audio version, quite incomplete re-attempted transcription ]
May 13th, 2021 [Bailey 1962 recording]
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right [ free download "heretofore unknown", courtesy of The Bob Dylan Center, Tulsa UK]
May 2021 [ updates and corrections ]
Black Cross [Carnegie Chapter Hall 1961]
Lord Protect My Child
Meet Me In The Morning
Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again [BOB session 9, take 14]
Talkin' New York [Carnegie Chapter Hall 1961]
Tangled Up In Blue [versions from MORE BLOOD MORE TRACKS: THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14]
T.V. Talkin' Song [alt take]
April 2021 [ updates and corrections, with Terry Gans' book at hand ]
Too Late [previously uncirculating, from Uncut june 2021 issue, acoustic version, edit version]
Blind Willie McTell
Foot Of Pride
I And I
Neighborhood Bully
Sweetheart Like You
April 16th, 2021 [new lyrics from DYLAN...REVISITED (Uncut june 2021 issue) ]
Too Late  [early version of Foot Of Pride, with thanks to Expecting Rain website]
March 9th, 2021 [new or updated lyrics from BOB DYLAN - 1970 ]
Alberta (takes 2-5)
Alligator Man
Bring Me a Little Water, Sylvie
Cant Help Fallin in Love
Come All You Fair and Tender Ladies
Honey Just Allow Me One More Chance
If Not For You
I Forgot to Remember to Forget
Jamaica Farewell
Lily of the West
Little Moses
Long Black Veil
One More Weekend
Sign on the Window
Spanish is the Loving Tongue
Telephone Wire
Things About Comin' My Way
Went to See the Gypsy
February 2021 [updated lyrics from "The THEO BIKEL audio letter tape" ]
The Times They Are a-Changin'
When The Ship Comes In
Jan 2021 [new, from TROUBLE NO MORE: THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 13 / 1979-1981]
Making a Liar Out of Me   [thanks to Expecting Rain website]
June 25th, 2020 [lyrics for ROUGH AND ROWDY WAYS]
I Contain Multitudes
False Prophet
My Own Version Of You
I've Made Up My Mind to Give Myself to You
Black Rider
Goodbye Jimmy Reed
Mother of Muses
Crossing the Rubicon
Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
Murder Most Foul
May 2020 [updated lyrics for TROUBLE NO MORE: THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 (DeLuxe Edition)]
Dead Man, Dead Man
May 8th, 2020 [released on youtube May 7th, 2020 and on ROUGH AND ROWDY WAYS on June 19th, 2020]
False Prophet
April 2020 [updated lyrics for TRAVELIN' THRU: THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 15 / 1967-1969]
Western Road
April 17th, 2020 [iTunes download, released on youtube April 17th, 2020 and on ROUGH AND ROWDY WAYS on June 19th, 2020]
I Contain Multitudes
March 27th, 2020 [iTunes download, released on youtube March 26th, 2020 and on ROUGH AND ROWDY WAYS on June 19th, 2020]
Murder Most Foul
November 2019 [songs found on YouTube, attempted, not much sense]
I Once Knew A Man
Don't Start Me Talking
November 2019 [new or updated lyrics for the songs on TRAVELIN' THRU: THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 15 / 1967-1969]
Big River
Jimmie Rodgers Medley No. 1
Jimmie Rodgers Medley No. 2
Wanted Man
Western Road
October 2019 [new lyrics]
Boogie Woogie Country Girl
A Pirate Looks At Forty
June 2019 [updated lyrics for the songs on THE ROLLING THUNDER REVUE: THE 1975 LIVE RECORDINGS]
Easy And Slow
If You See Her, Say Hello
I Shall Be Released
Knockin' On Heaven's Door
Never Let Me Go
Simple Twist Of Fate
Tangled Up In Blue
Wild Mountain Thyme
Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
November 2018 [updated lyrics for the songs of MORE BLOOD, MORE TRACKS: THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 14 (DeLuxe Edition)]
Buckets Of Rain
Idiot Wind
If You See Her, Say Hello
Lily, Rosemary And The Jack Of Hearts
Meet Me In The Morning
Shelter From The Storm
Simple Twist Of Fate
Tangled Up In Blue
Up To Me
You're A Big Girl Now
You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
November 2017 [new and updated lyrics for the songs of TROUBLE NO MORE: THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 13 / 1979-1981 (DeLuxe Edition)]
Ain't Gonna Go To Hell For Anybody
Ain't No Man Righteous, No Not One
Blessed Is The Name
Caribbean Wind
City Of Gold
Covenant Woman
Cover Down, Pray Through
Dead Man, Dead Man
Every Grain Of Sand
I Will Love Him
Jesus Is The One
Pressing On
Stand By Faith
Thief On The Cross
Trouble In Mind
Ye Shall Be Changed
Yonder Comes Sin
You Changed My Life
January 2016 [new and updated lyrics from 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION 1964]
Joshua Gone Barbados   [Eric Von Schmidt]
December 2015 [new and updated lyrics of THE CUTTING EDGE: THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 12 / 1965-1966 (DeLuxe Edition)]
Love Minus Zero / No Limit
Outlaw Blues
On The Road Again
If You Gotta Go, Go Now
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry   [ Phantom Engineer]
Sitting on A Barbed Wire Fence
Positively 4th Street
Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Queen Jane Approximately
Visions of Johanna
She's Your Lover Now
4th Time Around
Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again
Just Like a Woman
Temporary Like Achilles
Obviously 5 Believers
Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
December 2015 [new and updated song lyrics from THE BASEMENT TAPES COMPLETE: THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 11 ]
Ain't No More Cane
Bourbon Street   [but still unfinished !]
900 Miles From Home
Song For Canada
February 2013 [new and updated lyrics for all takes on THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION]
Goin' Down To New Orleans
Sally Gal
Rambling, Gambling Willie
Corrina, Corrina   [with extra verse]
Rocks And Gravel
Baby Please Don't Go
Milk Cow's Calf Blues
Baby I'm In The Mood For You
Wichita Blues
Worried Blues
Lonesome Whistle Blues
That's All Right, Mama
Mixed Up Confusion
Whatcha Gonna Do
I Shall Be Free
I Rode Out One Morning
February 2013 [new and updated lyrics for all takes on MINNEAPOLIS PARTY TAPE and MINNEAPOLIS HOTEL TAPE]
January 2013 [updates URL/links to songs at]
Most Of The Time   [5th set of lyrics added, from TELL TALE SIGNS disk 3]
On A Rainy Afternoon   [attempted lyrics]
December 2012 [lyrics from TEMPEST]
November 2010 [updates for THE WITMARK DEMOS 1962-1964]
Boots Of Spanish Leather   [update]
Bound To Lose, Bound To Win
Ballad Of Hollis Brown   [update]
Dreamin' Of You   [fixed]
Farewell To The Gold (The Miner's Song)
Hallelujah   [L. Cohen]
I Shall Be Free   [update]
Long Ago, Far Away   [update]
Man On The Street   [update]
Quit Your Low Down Ways   [update]
Talkin' Bear Mountain Picnic Blues   [update]
Talkin' John Birch Paranoid Blues   [update]
When I Got Troubles
August 2009 [alternate lyrics from TELL TALE SIGNS, disk 3]
Born In Time
Can't Wait
Duncan And Brady
Marchin' To The City
Mary And The Soldier
July 2009 [lyrics from TOGETHER THROUGH LIFE]
Beyond Here Lies Nothin'
Life Is Hard
My Wife's Home Town
If You Ever Go To Houston
Forgetful Heart
This Dream Of You
Shake Shake Mama
I Feel A Change Comin' On
It's All Good
October 2008 [lyrics from TELL TALE SIGNS, thanks to TTS lyrics thread]
Red River Shore
Dreamin' Of You
Marchin' To The City
32-20 Blues
Can't Escape From You
October 2008 [lyrics update]
Ain't Talkin'   [MODERN TIMES alternate version]
Born In Time   [OH MERCY alternate version]
Can't Wait   [TIME OUT OF MIND alternate version]
Cocaine Blues
Everything Is Broken
Mississippi   [OH MERCY alternate versions]
Most Of The TIme   [OH MERCY alternate version]
Tell Ol' Bill
June 2008
January 2008
I'm Not There (1956)   [lyrics from "Deciphering I'm Not There" by Les Kokay (Isis issue 136)]
August 2006 [lyrics from MODERN TIMES]
Thunder On The Mountain
Spirit On The Water
Rollin' And Thumblin'
When The Deal Goes Down
Someday Baby
Workingman's Blues #2
Beyond The Horizon
Nettie Moore
The Levee's Gonna Break
Ain't Talkin'
November 2005
Outlaw Blues   [lyrics from alt. take on EXCLUSIVE OUTTAKES FROM NO DIRECTION HOME : The Soundtrack]
October 2005
Tell Ol' Bill   [North Country (Music from the motion picture)]
Got Love If You Want It   [a 1987 DOWN IN THE GROOVE outtake, by James Moore]
September 2005 [alt lyrics from songs of THE BOOTLEG SERIES Vol. 7 NO DIRECTION HOME]
When I Got Troubles   [loot from Eyolf's pages with thanks]
Rambler, Gambler
This Land Is Your Land
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
When The Ship Comes In
It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Desolation Row ['spoonfeeeding Casanova the boiled guts of birds']
Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again
Visions Of Johanna
I Shall Be Free No 10   [alt lyrics, Highway 61 Interactive CDRom]
Money Honey
August 2005
Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad   [Woody Guthrie, sung on Basement Tapes, 1967]
Talkin' Fishin' Blues   [Woody Guthrie, sung in 1961, 2 versions]
Rock Of Ages   [Alexander M. Toplady, Thomas Hastings, 1750's]
December 2003
People Putting People Down   [by John Prine, sung in 1991]
Thank God   [by Hank Willams, sung at Chabad Telethon, sep. 1986]
All I Really Want To Do   [correction Philharmonic Hall version, Oct. 31st, 1964]
November 2003
Down Along The Cove   [Frankfurt, Nov. 6, 2003 version, from Dylan Pool]
October 2003
Sitting On A Barbed Wire Fence   [alt. "screwdriver cliff" version ]
I Will Love Him   [with help from Dylan Poolers]
September 2003 (1992 David Bromberg Sessions, mp3 files, from Eyolf's pages, thanks)
Kaatskill Serenade
Polly Vaughn
Sloppy Drunk
September 2003 (lyrics to Fall 2002 covers and others, mp3 files)
Accidentally Like A Martyr   [Warren Zevon]
Boom Boom Mancini   [Warren Zevon]
Brown Sugar   [Mick Jagger/Keith Richards]
Lawyers, Guns And Money   [Warren Zevon]
Mutineer   [Warren Zevon]
Something   [George Harrison]
The End Of The Innocence
Viola Lee Blues
White Dove
I Will Sing
Caribbean Wind   [ correction of 03/31/1981 Shot of Love sessions, thanks to Michi Ganzfried-CH ]
Johnny Todd   [ Basement Tapes, thanks to Stanislav Tomik-SK ]
August 2003
The Groom's Still Waiting At The Altar   [ corrections of 2 versions, San Francisco11/15/1980 version added ]
You Don't Know Me   [theft from Eyolf's pages, with thanks]
Dixie   [from Masked And Anonymous soundtrack]
Diamond Joe (Trad)   [from Masked And Anonymous soundtrack]
Down In The Flood   [from Masked And Anonymous soundtrack]
June 2003 [alt. lyrics from A Tree With Roots]
All American Boy   [corrections, thanks to Tale (by email, he'll know who he is!) with link to 'Original lyrics']
Open The Door, Homer
Nothing Was Delivered
April 2003 [more alt. lyrics from Genuine Bootleg Series Vol. 3 and various mp3 files]
Miss The Mississippi   [1992 David Bromberg Sessions]
Gonna Change My Way Of Thinking   [March 2002 lyrics from "The Gospel Songs Of Bob Dylan"]
She's Love Crazy   [Paris 1978]
Handy Dandy   [alt. lyrics from Genuine Bootleg Series Vol. 3]
Sign Language   [from Eric Clapton "No Reason to Cry"]
This Old Man
TV Talkin' Song   [alt. lyrics from Genuine Bootleg Series Vol. 3]
March 2003 [new or alt. lyrics from Genuine Bootleg Series Vol. 3]
Anyway You Want Me
The Death Of Emmett Till   [7th version]
House Of The Risin' Sun
If Not For You
I Rode Out One Morning   [from Eyolf's pages, thanks]
If You Gotta Go, Go Now
Nobody 'Cept You
Percy's Song
Rita May
February 2003
Cross The Green Mountain   [on Gods And Generals, mailed by James Whitworth, thanks]
December 2002 (update of Bootleg Series Vol.5 lyrics)
Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
Simple Twist Of Fate
November 2002 (new lyrics)
Train Of Love   [on Kindred Spirits, from Eyolf's pages, thanks]
I Can't Get You Off Of My Mind   [on Timeless, from Eyolf's pages, thanks]
July 2002 (new song/lyrics)
Waitin' For You
May 2002 (new lyrics)
Man Of Constant Sorrow   [April 2002 version]
February 2002 (new lyrics)
Answer Me
Dirty Lies   [from Eyolf's pages, thanks]
Red Cadillac And A Black Moustache   [from Eyolf's pages, thanks]
When First Unto This Country   [thanks to Hans Marijnissen-NL]
October 2001 (new lyrics)
Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
Mississippi   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
Lonesome Day Blues   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
High Water (For Charley Patton)   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
Moonlight   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
Honest With Me   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
Cry A While   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
Sugar Baby   [LAT, starting from Artur J-PL]
September 2001 (new lyrics)
Devilish Mary
God Knows   [alt. OH MERCY outtake lyrics]
Most Of The Time   [alt. OH MERCY outtake lyrics]
August 2001 (new lyrics)
Bye And Bye   [LAT, from Artur J-PL]
Floater (Too Much To Ask)   [LAT, from Artur J-PL]
Po' Boy   [LAT, from Artur J-PL]
Summer Days   [LAT, from Artur J-PL]
The Bells Of Rhymney   [Basement tapes attempted transcription, with a map of Wales at hand]
Lonesome Town   [thanks to Per Weber-DK]
Rainy Day Women # 12 & 35   [1974 alt. lyrics, thanks to Per Weber-DK]
See That My Grave Is Kept Clean   [1962 Gaslight Tapes lyrics, thanks to Per Weber-DK]
Shelter From The Storm   [alt. version with extra verse, thanks to Marco Bakker-NL]
Wild Mountain Thyme   [1961, 1975, 1988 lyrics added]
June 2001 (new lyrics)
The Man In Me   [2 alt. lyrics added (1978)]
March 2001 (new lyrics)
Love Her With A Feeling   [thanks to James'TheEskimo' Whitworth]
January 2001 (new lyrics)
Farewell   [alt. lyrics added]
A Roving Blade   [from Eyolf's pages, thanks]
Whatcha Gonna Do   [2 alt. lyrics added]
December 2000 (new lyrics)
Honky Tonk Blues
Political World   [alt. lyrics]
Shooting Star   [alt. lyrics]
The Times We've Known   [from Eyolf's pages, thanks]
November 2000 (new lyrics)
Don't Ever Take Yourself Away
Heart of Mine   [May 1981, alt. lyrics, with extra verse]
Mystery Train
Somebody Touched Me
Watered-Down Love   [May 1981, alt. lyrics, with extra verse, "mistake my kindness for weakness"]
October 2000 (new lyrics)
Abraham, Martin And John
Alabama Getaway
All I Have To Do Is Dream
The Auld Triangle
Ballad Of Donald White   [March 1962 version, additional "Seattle, Washington" verse]
Enough Is Enough
The Girl I Left Behind
The Girl On The Greenbriar Shore
Goin' Down To New Orleans
Grand Coulee Dam
Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie
Sally Gal   [4 versions, some uncomplete]
Hangknot, Slipknot
Talkin' Columbia
Talkin' Hugh Brown
Talkin' Inflation Blues
Talkin' Merchant marine
To Each Is Own
To Fall In Love With You
Roll On John
Back Door Blues   [Who You Really Are]
Wonder When My Swamp's Gonna Catch On Fire   [Telephone Wire]
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere   [Another version (a few words missing, "Now look here dear Sue" lyrics) from The Genuine Basement Tapes Vol.4]