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  • This song was written about the actor/writer/playwright Sam Shepard during Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue tour. Sam Shepard wrote The Rolling Thunder Logbook, which is an account of the tour.
  • The "woman at home" in this song is Patti Smith, who declined the invitation to join the musicians on the Rolling Thunder Revue. >>
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    Nicole - Massapequa, NY, for above 2
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  • Jeff from Chicago, GaI totally agree.. this is my first exposure to Joni way back when.. I immediately went and got all of her old stuff..
  • Casey from Mission, CanadaThe version of this song in The Last Waltz is amazing, Joni and The Band is just groovin
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