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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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Jeff from Chicago, Ga
I 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, Canada
The version of this song in The Last Waltz is amazing, Joni and The Band is just groovin
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