Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Baby I'm in the Mood for You

I want you so bad
Sometimes. Other times I want
To do other things.

This is a song from 1962 that was left off "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan." It surfaced in the "Biograph" anthology in 1985, and there are two takes on the hard-to-find "The 50th Anniversary Collection" copyright extension album. I don't know whether one of those two takes is the one on "Biograph."

The situation is pretty simple: There are a number of things that Bob finds himself in the mood for, but then again, as he says, sometimes he's in the mood for you.

Here is the unexpurgated list of things for which Bob is in the mood at one time or another:

  1. Leave lonesome home
  2. Hear milk cow moan
  3. Hit highway road
  4. You
  5. Overflowin’ fill
  6. Final will
  7. Walkin’ hill
  8. You
  9. Lay down, die
  10. Climb up to sky
  11. Laugh until cry
  12. You
  13. Sleep in pony’s stall
  14. Nothin’ at all
  15. Fly like cannonball
  16. You
  17. Back up against wall
  18. Run till have to crawl
  19. Nothin’ at all
  20. You
  21. Change house around
  22. Change this here town
  23. Change world around
  24. You






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