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Dylan wrote this violent and vengeful song in a hotel room in August 1963. He was in an angry mood when he penned it, as a hotel clerk who thought he looked like a deadbeat had refused him admission. Dylan finally got a room after Joan Baez vouched for his good character.
Rosanne talks about the journey that inspired her songs on her album The River & the Thread
, including a stop at the Tallahatchie Bridge.
Did they really trade their guitarist to The Doobie Brothers? Are they named after something naughty? And what's up with the band name?
After many years working on the Bridge School, Pegi is establishing her career as a singer/songwriter.