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Bob Dylan

Buckets Of Rain

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  • 2009
  • 1975
  • 2013
  • 1970

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“Buckets of Rain” is a song written by Bob Dylan, released in 1975 on his critically acclaimed album Blood on the Tracks. In the officially released studio recording, “Buckets of Rain” is played in the key of E major. There are only two instruments: acoustic guitar and bass guitar. The guitar is not in standard tuning; rather, it is in “Open E” tuning. Lyrically, “Buckets of Rain” is relatively simple, with five short verses addressing a lover. Oliver Trager describes the song thus: :Closing an otherwise desperate album with a light reappraisal of commitment, “Buckets of Rain” is a final, Sinatra-like tip of the hat sung with the playfulness of an old Piedmont songster. Though Dylan seems to liken the relationship he describes here with the ferocity of a deluge, he... Read on...

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