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Dylan wrote this ballad on Thanksgiving Day 1965 while on tour in Kansas City. It was allegedly inspired by Warhol factory pin up girl Edie Sedgwick, a pinup girl who appears in sleeve photos to Blonde On Blonde and died of a drug overdose in 1971. It could also be about his relationship with fellow folk singer Joan Baez.
Dylan has performed this song more than any other.
Some women's groups criticized this because of its disparaging lyrics.
Joe Cocker, Manfred Mann, Rod Stewart and Richie Havens have all covered this.
This was not released as a single in the UK. Manfred Mann's version hit #10 there in 1966.
In a February 2000 interview with Rolling Stone magazine, presidential candidate Al Gore answered 2 questions by singing parts of this.
of The Righteous Brothers covered this on Damn Near Righteous
, his first new album since the untimely 2003 death of his partner Bobby Hatfield. (thanks, Bertrand - Paris, France)
One of the most popular classical vocalists in the land is lining up a trip to space, which is the inspiration for many of her songs.
The "Lowdown" and "Lido Shuffle" singer makes a habit of playing with the best in the business.
Dexys (Kevin Rowland and Jim Paterson)
"Come On Eileen" was a colossal '80s hit, but the band - far more appreciated in their native UK than stateside - released just three albums before their split. Now, Dexys is back.
Meet the "sassy basket" with the biggest voice in country music.