Plague, Disease & Loneliness – A Bob Dylan Playlist

Stay safe, stay observant and may God be with you.
– Bob Dylan

One year, and still not over. Let’s seek “comfort” in the words & music of Bob Dylan.

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PLAGUE

No Time to Think

Recorded: April 27, 1978
Released: Street-Legal – June 15, 1978

Mercury rules you and destiny fools you like the plague with a dangerous wink
And there’s no time to think.



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Lou Reed – Foot Of Pride – The Best Dylan Covers

Lou Reed – Foot of Pride – The Best Dylan Covers

“That’s the song I picked to do at Bobfest (in New York in 1992). I’d been listening to it almost every day for two months. It’s so fucking funny: ‘Did he make it to the top? Well, he probably did and dropped.’ There are so many verses, it was impossible to learn. G.E. Smith, who was playing with me, turned the pages. There is a lot of anger here. It’s not the Three Stooges.”
– Lou Reed

Foot of Pride is an outtake from the Infidels sessions. As with most Dylan albums, outtakes and rough mixes from Infidels were bootlegged and these sessions had some very interesting gems. A take of Foot of Pride with Bob Dylan was later released on The Bootleg Series Vol. 1-3.

Bob Dylan has not performed the song live (to my knowledge) but Lou Reed does a great job.

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