Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Dylan wrote it for someone else

This is a list that I made of songs that Bob Dylan wrote, but that he didn't perform on any commercial release of his own. Happy to take additions, subtractions, corrections, emendations and so on.

Ain't No Man Righteous (Jah Malla: Jah Malla)
Ballad of Easy Rider (Easy Rider soundtrack)
Champaign, Illinois (Carl Perkins: On Top)
City of Gold (The Dixie Hummingbirds: Masked and Anonymous)
Coming From the Heart (The Road Is Long) (The Searchers: The Searchers)
Dirty Lie (The Secret Sisters: Put Your Needle Down)
Fur Slippers (B.B. King/various artists: Shake, Rattle & Roll soundtrack)
Go Away, Little Boy (Lone Justice: Live at the Paradise Theatre)
Gypsy Blood (Live 1981. Steve Ripley)
Heartland (Willie Nelson: Across the Borderline)
I Can't Leave Her Behind (Stephen Malkmus: I'm Not There)
I'd Have You Anytime (George Harrison: All Things Must Pass)
I Don't Want to Do It (George Harrison: Porky's Revenge soundtrack)
If I Don't Be There By Morning (Eric Clapton: Backless)
I Must Love You Too Much (The Band: High on the Hog)
Jack O' Diamonds (Fairport Convention: Fairport Convention)
Jammin' Me (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Let Me Up (I've Had Enough))
Legionnaire's Disease (Delta Cross Band: Up Front)
Let's Keep It Between Us (Bonnie Raitt: Green Light)
Love Is Just a Four-Letter Word (Joan Baez: Any Day Now)
Love Rescue Me (U2: Rattle and Hum)
Masquerade (Gerry Goffin: Back Room Blood)
Shirley Temple Don't Live Here Anymore (Mr. Alice)
Sign Language (Eric Clapton: No Reason to Cry)
Steel Bars (Michael Bolton: Time, Love and Tenderness)
Stepchild (Solomon Burke: Don't Give Up on Me)
The Wanderin' Kind (The Legendary Paul Butterfield Rides Again)
Walk Out in the Rain (Eric Clapton)
Wanted Man (Johnny Cash)

1 comment:

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