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The Gaslight Tapes
""The Gaslight Tapes 1962" capture Dylan performing his first self-penned compositions as well as traditional folk and blues songs before fame came knocking at his door."
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This one should be fairly straightforward for Dylan fans:
"Oh, where have you been, my blue eyed son?
Oh, where have you been, my darling young one?
I've stumbled on the side of twelve misty mountains
I've walked and I've crawled on six crooked highways"
Talkin' World War III Blues"
Masters of War
A Hard Rain's A - Gonna Fall
Down the Highway
These lyrics belong to which of Dylan's own compositions?
"It ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
It don't matter, anyhow
And it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
If you don't know by now"
Don't Think Twice it's All Right
Honey, Just Allow me One More Chance
I Shall be Free
Dylan took these lyrics from a poem:
"He says, "Hezekiah, you believe in the Church?"
Hezekiah says, "Well, the Church is divided, ain't they,
And... they can't make up their minds.
I'm just like them, I can't make up mine either."
Which traditional folk song do these lyrics belong to?
"No more driver's lash for me
No more, no more
No more driver's lash for me."
The Prisoner's Song
Just A Closer Walk With Thee
No More Auction Block
(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle
These lyrics are more blues than folk inspired, which song is it?
"Takes a good woman mama,
To satisfy my weary soul."
Rocks and Gravel
Weary Blues From Waitin'
Ragged & Dirty
These lyrics are taken from one of the oldest-known folk songs, which one?
"Oh slowly, slowly she got up
To the place where he was lyin',
And when she pulled the curtain back,
Said, "Young man, I b'lieve you're dying!"
Sweet Polly Oliver
Dylan is at his finest when singing this song, which traditional song is it?
"Let me eat when I'm hungry, let me drink when I'm dry
Hmm, dollar when I'm hard up, religion when I die
The whole world's a bottle an' life's but a dram
When a bottle gets empty it sure ain't worth a damn."
Whiskey in the Jar
Moonshine Blues (Moonshiner)
Whiskey, You're the Divil
Maloney Wants a Drink
Which sweet little ditty do these lyrics come from?
"I build me a cabin
On a mountain so high
So I can see Nelly
As she goes ridin' by."
The Little Turtle Dove
Listen to the Mockingbird
Turkey in the Straw
The Cuckoo is a Pretty Bird
Which Celtic tune are these lyrics from?
"Oh, I wish I was in London, hmm, hmm,
Or some other seaport town;
Get myself a steamboat
To sail the ocean 'round."
Pretty Polly Oliver
This song is quite possibly one of Dylan's first protest songs:
"Don't you remember, Ma, when I went off to war
You thought it was the best thing I could do?
I was on the battleground, you were home . . . acting proud.
You wasn't there standing in my shoes."
No Man's Land
Which song are the following lyrics from?
"You prayed to the Lord above
Oh please send you a friend
You prayed to the Lord above
Oh please send you a friend
Your empty pockets tell yuh
That you ain't a-got no friend."
The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
Ballad of Hollis Brown
With God on Our Side
Only a Pawn in Their Game
Dylan puts his stamp on another old blues song; which song are these lyrics from?
"Sometime I'm thinking, you're too good to die
Sometime I'm thinking, you're too good to die
Other times I'm a-thinking you ought to be buried alive."
Kind Hearted Woman Blues
Love in Vain
Little Queen of Spades
Stop Breakin' Down Blues
Dylan was a huge fan of the blues singer that wrote these lyrics:
"Did you ever hear that coffin sound,
Have you ever heard that coffin sound,
Did you ever hear that coffin sound,
Means another poor boy is under ground."
Black Snake Moan
See that my Grave is Kept Clean
These lyrics are from a traditional blues work-song; which one?
"Wake up on a lifetime, hold up your own head
Well you may get a pardon and then you might drop dead."
Death Letter Blues
Ain't Goin Down the Well no More
Ain't no More Cane (on the Brazos)
These lyrics are taken from which song?
"Yonder come a baby all dressed in white,
hey baby won't you stay all night."
Look Up, Look Down
My Gal's Done Quit Me
Church Bells Blues
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