Wednesday, June 21, 2006

The Concluding "Dylan Song of the Day"

Click the link above to hear a sample or go here: and scroll down to the bottom of the page to hear the whole song.

You must leave now, take what you need, you think will last.
But whatever you wish to keep, you better grab it fast.
Yonder stands your orphan with his gun,
Crying like a fire in the sun.
Look out the saints are comin' through
And it's all over now, Baby Blue.

The highway is for gamblers, better use your sense.
Take what you have gathered from coincidence.
The empty-handed painter from your streets
Is drawing crazy patterns on your sheets.
This sky, too, is folding under you
And it's all over now, Baby Blue.

All your seasick sailors, they are rowing home.
All your reindeer armies, are all going home.
The lover who just walked out your door
Has taken all his blankets from the floor.
The carpet, too, is moving under you
And it's all over now, Baby Blue.

Leave your stepping stones behind, something calls for you.
Forget the dead you've left, they will not follow you.
The vagabond who's rapping at your door
Is standing in the clothes that you once wore.
Strike another match, go start anew
And it's all over now, Baby Blue.

Dylan 1965


mean_owen said...

Hey Baby,

Although I'm not on the same page with some of the opinions expressed here, I want to thank you for your excellent work reporting from GC.

Thanks for all your hard work.

Anonymous said...

Just a short note to express my thanks for all of your good work. It was amazing to get a such a timely account. Great work.