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Bob Dylan


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  • 2001
  • 1969
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“Mississippi” is the second song on Bob Dylan’s 2001 album “Love and Theft”. The song was originally recorded during the Time Out of Mind (1997) sessions, but was ultimately left off the album; Dylan rerecorded the song for “Love and Theft” in May 2001. Three outtakes (two versions on two general discs and one on the bonus disc) of this song from Time Out Of Mind sessions were included in Dylan’s “official” bootleg album . Described as having beauty and gravitas, the song features a pop chord progression and with a riff and lyrical theme similar to “Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again”. Dylan offered the song to Sheryl Crow, who recorded it for her The Globe Sessions, released in 1998, before Dylan revisited it for Love and Theft. Crow’s version... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Stayed in Mississippi a day too long ... Only one thing I did wrong

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