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Bob Dylan

Let Me Die In My Footsteps

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“Let Me Die in My Footsteps” is a song written by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan in February 1962. The song was selected for the original sequence of Dylan’s 1963 album, The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan, but was replaced by “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall”. This version was recorded at Columbia studios on April 25, 1962, during the first Freewheelin session, and was subsequently released in March 1991 on The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961-1991. A later version, recorded as a demo for M. Witmark & Sons publishing company in December 1962, was released in October 2010 on . The song’s first release, however, was in September 1963 on The Broadside Ballads, Vol. 1, an album of topical songs compiled by folk musician Pete Seeger and Sis Cunningham, publisher of... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Before I go down under the ground ... Let me die in my footsteps

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