Jeff Buckley, Rosanne Cash, John Mellencamp, and more.. cover Dylan’s “Farewell, Angelina”

Farewell Angelina
The bells of the crown
Are being stolen by bandits
I must follow the sound

Dylan attempted to record “Farewell, Angelina” only once, during the first session for his 1965 album Bringing It All Back Home on January 13, 1965. Dylan’s one recording of the song was eventually issued in 1991 on The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991 and again on The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge 1965–1966.

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Joan Baez – Farewell Angelina – The Best Dylan Covers

The Fantastic cover photo is shot by Richard Avedon

Joan Baez – Farewell Angelina – The Best Dylan Covers

 

Farewell Angelina” is a song written by Bob Dylan in the mid-1960s, and recorded by Joan Baez.

Dylan attempted to record “Farewell Angelina” only once, during the first session for his 1965 album Bringing it All Back Home, and he abandoned all attempts to record the song again. Dylan’s one recording of the song was eventually issued in 1991 on The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991.

Joan Baez included this song on her 1965 album Farewell Angelina. In the UK the song was issued at the same time as a single. Baez’s version, though only about half as long as Dylan’s recording, was very similar in structure and showed her moving away from pure folk music with the use of string bass accompaniment. Continue reading “Joan Baez – Farewell Angelina – The Best Dylan Covers”