You Will Go Free

Album: Romeo Unchained (1986)
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  • This T-Bone Burnett-produced song was written by Tonio K on a couch in the living room of his place out by Topanga Canyon. Speaking to Songfacts in a 2013 interview, he explained it was inspired by his then girlfriend, Linda, whom he ended up marrying twice. "It's never exactly 'dear diary' and that specific," he clarified, "but yeah, it was inspired by her at the time."
  • The song is a track from Tonio's third album, Romeo Unchained, which Rolling Stone described as "the best Bob Dylan album since Dylan himself lost interest in the Pop song form."


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