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Dylan Bob - Highway 61 Revisited[Album] tab

Highway 61 Revisited

I got all these tabs off a website.I also made just a couple corrections and added the chords to each verse instead of just one[well at least the songs that are hard to remeber].

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Like a Rolling Stone
Tombstone Blues
It Takes a Lot To Laugh,It Takes a Train to Cry
From a Buick 6
Ballad of a Thin Man
Queen Jane Approximentaly
Highway 61 Revisited
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
Desolation Row
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1.Like A Rolling Stone
Chords:
Dm7       C      G         F[barre chord]
000211  032010   320033   133211
C                                 Dm7 
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
        C                                F                     G
You threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you?
C                           Dm7                       C
People'd call, say, "Beware doll, you're bound to fall"
        F                               G
You thought they were all    kiddin' you
F                  G
 You used to laugh about
F                             G
 Everybody that was hangin' out
F             C      Dm7   C
 Now you don't talk so loud
F             C      Dm7      C
 Now you don't seem so proud
  Dm                                        F                    G
About having to be scrounging for your next meal.

                   C      F   G
How does it feel
                   C      F   G
How does it feel
                         C        F   G
To be without a home
                              C         F    G
Like a complete unknown
                      C         F     G
Like a rolling stone?

Ah,You've[C] gone to the[Dm7] finest school all[C] right, Miss Lonely
But you[F] know you only used to get[G] juiced in it
And no[C]body has ever taught you[Dm7] how to live on the[C] street
But now you're[F] gonna have to get[G] used to it
[F]You said you'd never [G]compromise
[F]With the mystery tramp, but now you[G] realize
[F]He's not[C] selling any[Dm7] alibis[C]
[F]As you stare into the[C] vacuum[Dm7] of his[G] eyes
And[Dm] say do you want to[F] make a[G] deal?

[Chorus:C F G,over and over]
How does it feel 
How does it feel
To be on your own
With no direction home
Like a complete unknown
Like a rolling stone?

You[C] never turned around to[Dm7] see the frowns on the jugglers and the[C] clowns
When they[F] all come down and did[G] tricks for you
You[C] never understood that it[Dm7] ain't no good
You[C] shouldn't let other[F] people get your[G] kicks for you
[F]You used to ride on the chrome horse with your[G] diplomat
[F]Who carried on his shoulder a[G] Siamese cat
[F]Ain't it[C] hard when you di[Dm7]scover that[C]
[F]He really[C] wasn't[Dm7] where it's[G] at
[Dm]After he took from you[F] everything he could[G] steal.

[Repeat chorus chords:C F G]
How does it feel
How does it feel
To be on your own
With no direction home
Like a complete unknown
Like a rolling stone?

[C]Princess on the[Dm7] steeple and all the[C] pretty people
They're[F] all drinkin', thinkin' that they[G] got it made
[C]Exchanging all[Dm7] precious gifts 
[C]But you'd better[F] take your diamond ring,[G] you'd better pawn it babe
[F]You used to be[G] so amused
[F]At Napoleon in rags[G] and the language that he used
[F]Go to him now, he[C] calls you, you[Dm7] can't refuse[C]
[F]When you ain't got[C] nothing, you got[Dm7] nothing to[G] lose
You're in[Dm]visible now, you got no secrets[F] to conce[G]al.

[Repeat chrous chords:C F G]
How does it feel
How does it feel
To be on your own
With no direction home
Like a complete unknown
Like a rolling stone?
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2.Tombstone Blues
[Capo on 2nd fret]

[Repeat E,A,E throughout whole song]
       E                                      A               E
The sweet pretty things are in bed now of course
       E                                       A     E
The city fathers they're trying to endorse
       E                        A                   E
The reincarnation of Paul Revere's horse
            E                  A             E
But the town has no need to be nervous

The ghost of Belle Starr she hands down her wits
To Jezebel the nun she violently knits
A bald wig for Jack the Ripper who sits
At the head of the chamber of commerce

A
Mama's in the fact'ry
              E
She ain't got no shoes
A 
Daddy's in the alley
       E
He's lookin' for food 
A
I'm in the kitchen 
                E
With the tombstone blues

The hysterical bride in the penny arcade
Screaming she moans, "I've just been made"
Then sends out for the doctor who pulls down the shade
Says, "My advice is to not let the boys in"

Now the medicine man comes and he shuffles inside
He walks with a swagger and he says to the bride
"Stop all this weeping, swallow your pride
You will not die, it's not poison"

Mama's in the fact'ry
She ain't got no shoes
Daddy's in the alley
He's lookin' for food
I'm in the kitchen
With the tombstone blues

Well, John the Baptist after torturing a thief
Looks up at his hero the Commander-in-Chief
Saying, "Tell me great hero, but please make it brief
Is there a hole for me to get sick in?"

The Commander-in-Chief answers him while chasing a fly
Saying, "Death to all those who would whimper and cry"
And dropping a bar bell he points to the sky
Saying, "The sun's not yellow it's chicken"

Mama's in the fact'ry
She ain't got no shoes
Daddy's in the alley
He's lookin' for food
I'm in the kitchen
With the tombstone blues

The king of the Philistines his soldiers to save
Puts jawbones on their tombstones and flatters their graves
Puts the pied pipers in prison and fattens the slaves
Then sends them out to the jungle

Gypsy Davey with a blowtorch he burns out their camps
With his faithful slave Pedro behind him he tramps
With a fantastic collection of stamps
To win friends and influence his uncle

Mama's in the fact'ry
She ain't got no shoes
Daddy's in the alley
He's lookin' for food
I'm in trouble
With the tombstone blues

The geometry of innocent flesh on the bone
Causes Galileo's math book to get thrown
At Delilah who's sitting worthlessly alone
But the tears on her cheeks are from laughter

Now I wish I could give Brother Bill his great thrill
I would set him in chains at the top of the hill
Then send out for some pillars and Cecil B. DeMille
He could die happily ever after

Mama's in the fact'ry
She ain't got no shoes
Daddy's in the alley
He's lookin' for food
I'm in the kitchen
With the tombstone blues

Where Ma Raney and Beethoven once unwrapped their bed roll
Tuba players now rehearse around the flagpole
And the National Bank at a profit sells road maps for the soul
To the old folks home and the college

Now I wish I could write you a melody so plain
That could hold you dear lady from going insane
That could ease you and cool you and cease the pain
Of your useless and pointless knowledge

Mama's in the fact'ry
She ain't got no shoes
Daddy's in the alley
He's lookin' for the fuse
I'm in the streets
With the tombstone blues
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3.It Takes A Lot To Laugh,It Takes A Train To Cry
[Capo on 1st fret]

Chords:
G        C/g      G7        D      Dsus4     C
320003   320013   320001  000232   000233  032010
           G            C/g           G      C/g
Well, I ride on a mailtrain, baby,
G7      C/g      G      C/g  G  C/g  G
  Can't buy a  thrill.
          C/g         G  C/g G     C/g
Well, I've been up all night,
G          C/g     G
Leanin' on the window sill.
         G    G7(/f)
Well, if I die
     C              D    
On top of the hill
       G  C/g     G      C/g
And if I don't make it,
 G    C/g     G    C/g    G
 You know my baby  will.

Don't the moon look good, mama,
Shinin' through the trees?
Don't the brakeman look good, mama,
Flagging down the "Double E"?
Don't the sun look good
Goin' down over the sea?
Don't my gal look fine
When she's comin' after me?

Now the wintertime is coming,
The windows are filled with frost.
I went to tell everybody,
But I could not get across.
Well, I wanna be your lover, baby,
I don't wanna be your boss.
Don't say I never warned you
When your train gets lost.
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From A Buick 6
               C
I got this graveyard woman, you know she keeps my kid

But my soulful mama, you know she keeps me hid
F                                                                              C
She's a junkyard angel and she always gives me bread
               G                                                                                               C
Well, if I go down dyin', you know she bound to put a blanket on my bed.

Well, when the[C] pipeline gets broken and I'm lost on the river bridge
I'm cracked up on the highway and on the water's edge
[F]She comes down the thruway ready to sew me up with thread[C]
Well, if I[G] go down dyin', you know she bound to put a blanket on my bed.

Well, she don't[C] make me nervous, she don't talk too much
She walks like Bo Diddley and she don't need no crutch
[F]She keeps this four-ten all loaded with lead[C]
Well, if I[G] go down dyin', you know she bound to put a blanket on my bed.

Well, you know I[C] need a steam shovel mama to keep away the dead
I need a dump truck mama to unload my head
[F]She brings me everything and more, and just like I said[C]
Well, if I[G] go down dyin', you know she bound to put a blanket on my bed
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Ballad of a Thin Man
[Capo on 2nd Fret]
Chords:
Am       G#[barre chord]      F#[barre chord]  Em
002210   466544              244322             022000

Intro:
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-----------1--1--3--1------------------
-----------2--2--2--2------------------
-----------2--2--3--2------------------
---0--------------------------0----0---
-0--0---------------------------0------
[4 Times]

Am
You walk into the room
G#
With your pencil in your hand
G
You see somebody naked
       F#
And you say, "Who is that man?"
F
You try so hard
        Dm
But you don't understand
C                  Em
Just what you will say
             Am
When you get home
  C                  Em            
Because something is happening here
        Am
But you don't know what it is
F              Am
Do you, Mister Jones? [intro two times]

[Am]You raise up your head                     
[G#]And you ask, "Is this where it is?"                
[G]And somebody points to you and says
[F#]"It's his"
[F]And you say, "What's mine?"
And somebody[Dm] else says, "Where what is?"
And you say, "[C]Oh my God
Am[F] I here all a[Am]lone?"

Be[C]cause something is[Em] happening here
But you[Am] don't know what it is 
[F]Do you, Mister[Am] Jones? [intro two times]

[Am]You hand in your ticket
[G#]And you go watch the geek
[G]Who immediately walks up to you
[F#]When he hears you speak
And[F] says, "How does it feel
To[Dm] be such a freak?"
And you say, "Im[C]possible"
As he[F] hands you a[Am] bone

Be[C]cause something is[Em] happening here
But you[Am] don't know what it is
[F]Do you, Mister[Am] Jones?[intro two times]

[Am]You have many contacts
[C]Among the lumberjacks
To[F] get you facts
When someone attacks your imagi[Am]nation
But nobody has any respect
[C]Anyway they already expect you
To just[F] give a check
To tax-de[C]ductible[G] charity organi[G#]zations

[Am]You've been with the professors
[G#]And they've all liked your looks
[G]With great lawyers you have                  
[F#]Discussed lepers and crooks	    		 
[F]You've been through all of
F. Scott Fitz[Dm]gerald's books
You're[C] very well read
[F]It's well[Am] known

Be[C]cause something is[Em] happening here
But you[Am] don't know what it is
[F]Do you, Mister[Am] Jones?[intro two times]

[Am]Well, the sword swallower, he comes up to you
[G#]And then he kneels
[G]He crosses himself
[F#]And then he clicks his high heels
And[F] without further notice
He[Dm] asks you how it feels 
And he[C] says, "Here is your[F] throat back
Thanks for the[Am] loan"

Be[C]cause something is[Em] happening here
But you[Am]don't know what it is
[F]Do you, Mister[Am] Jones?[intro two times]

[Am]Now you see this one-eyed midget
[G#]Shouting the word "NOW"
[G]And you say, "For what reason?"
[F#]And he says, "How?"
[F]And you say, "What does this mean?"
And he[Dm] screams back, "You're a cow
[C]Give me some milk
[F]Or else go[Am] home"

Be[C]cause something is[Em] happening here
But you[Am] don't know what it is 
[F]Do you, Mister[Am] Jones?[intro two times]

[Am]Well, you walk into the room
[G#]Like a camel and then you frown
[G]You put your eyes in your pocket
[F#]And your nose on the ground
[F]There ought to be a law
A[Dm]gainst you comin' around
[C]You should be made
To[F] wear earpho[Am]nes

Be[C]cause something is[Em] happening here
But you[Am] don't know what it is
[F]Do you, Mister[Am]Jones?[intro two times]
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Queen Jane Approximentaly

Chords:
Csus    C/g     F/g
X12211  320013  313211


                  F           Em            Dm            C       Csus C
When your mother sends back all your invitations
                F        Em               Dm   G        
And your father to your sister he explains
                   C                 F                                C         Am
That you're tired of yourself and all of your creations
C/g                      F/g                  C        F
Won't you come see me, Queen Jane?
C                         F                     C
Won't you come see me, Queen Jane?

Now when[F] all of the flower[Em] ladies want[Dm] back what they have[C] lent you  [Csus] [C]
And the[F] smell of their[Em] roses does[Dm] not re[G]main
And all of your[C] children[F] start to re[C]sent you  [Am]
[C/g]Won't you come[F/g] see me, Queen Jane?
[C]Won't you come[F] see me, Queen[C] Jane?

Now[F] when all the[Em] clowns that[Dm] you have com[C]missioned [Csus]  [C]
Have[F] died in[Em] battle[Dm] or in[G] vain
And you're[C] sick of[F] all this repe[C]tition   [Am]
[C/g]Won't you come[F/g] see me, Queen[C] Jane?  [F]
[C]Won't you come[F] see me, Queen[C] Jane?

When[F]all of your ad[Em]visers[Dm] heave their [C]plastic  [Csus]  [C]
At your[F]feet to[Em] convince you[Dm] of your[G] pain
Trying to [C]prove that your con[F]clusions should be more[C] drastic  [Am]
[C/g]Won't you come[F/g] see me, Queen[C] Jane?  [F]
C]Won't you come[F] see me, Queen[C] Jane?

Now when[F] all the[Em] bandits that you[Dm] turned your other[C] cheek to  [Csus] [C]
All lay[F] down their ban[Em]dana[Dm] and[G] complain
And you[C] want somebody[F] you don't have to[C] speak to  [Am]
[C/g]Won't you come[F/g] see me, Queen[C]Jane?   [F]
[C]Won't you come[F] see me, Queen[C] Jane?
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Highway 61 Revisited
[Capo 1st fret]
[Just strum each chord one time]

[A]God said to Abraham "Kill me a son" [A]  Abe said "Man,you must be puttin' me on
[A]God said "No",Abe say "What?"[A] God said "You can do what you want Abe but
The[D7]next time you see me comin' you better run [A]   [A]
Oh,[E7]Abe said "Where do you want this kiliin' done?" [A]God said "Out on Highway 61"

Well Georgia Sam he had a bloody nose,Welfare Department they wouldn't give him no clothes
He asked poor Howard "Where can I go?" Howard said "There's only one place I know"
Sam said"Well,tell me quick man I got to run"
0l' Howard just pointed with his gun and said "That way down on Highway 61"

Well Mack the Finger said to Louie the King ,"I got forty red white and blue shoe strings,
And a thousand telephones that don't ring,do you know where I can get rid of these things?"
And Louie the King said "Let me think for a minute son"
And he said "Yes,I think it can be easily done,just take everything down to Highway 61"

Now the fifth daughter on the twelfth night,told the first father that things weren't right
"My complexion she said is much too white",He said "Come here and step into the light"
He says "Hmm you're right",let me tell the second mother this has been done
But the second mother was with the seventh son,and they were both out on Highway 61.

Now the rovin' gambler he was very bored,he was tryin' to create a next world war
He found a promoter who nearly fell off the floor,he said "I never engaged in this kind of thing before,
But yes I do think it can be very easily done,
We'll just put some bleachers out in the sun,and have it on Highway 61."
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Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

Chords:
 Em/d 
 00453 

Intro:
Em/d D      D C        C/g  G

                    G               C/g         
When you're lost in the rain in Juarez
 G         C/g             G     C/g  G
And it's Eastertime too
               G          C/g
And your gravity fails
        G              C/g                 G          C/g  G     
And negativity don't pull you through
         C
Don't put on any airs
                                                             G     C/g  G
When you're down on Rue Morgue Avenue
                        D
They got some hungry women there
                                                     G
And they really make a mess outa you

Now if you see Saint Annie
Please tell her thanks a lot
I cannot move
My fingers are all in a knot
I don't have the strength
To get up and take another shot
And my best friend, my doctor
Won't even say what it is I've got

Sweet Melinda
The peasants call her the goddess of gloom
She speaks good English
And she invites you up into her room
And you're so kind
And careful not to go to her too soon
And she takes your voice
And leaves you howling at the moon

Up on Housing Project Hill
It's either fortune or fame
You must pick up one or the other
Though neither of them are to be what they claim
If you're lookin' to get silly
You better go back to from where you came
Because the cops don't need you
And man they expect the same

Now all the authorities
They just stand around and boast
How they blackmailed the sergeant-at-arms
Into leaving his post
And picking up Angel who
Just arrived here from the coast
Who looked so fine at first
But left looking just like a ghost

I started out on burgundy
But soon hit the harder stuff
Everybody said they'd stand behind me
When the game got rough
But the joke was on me
There was nobody even there to call my bluff
I'm going back to New York City
I do believe I've had enough
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Desolation Row

Dropped C tuning (C-A-d-g-b-e')
Capo 4th fret 

  C           Csus4  C
  |   .   .   .      |    
|-0---0-0-0---0000-|-0------
|-1---1-1-1---1111.|-1------
|-0---0-0-0---0000-|-0------
|-2---2-2-2---3333-|-2--etc 
|-3---3-3-3---3333.|-3------
|-0---0-0-0---0000-|-0------

                       C              F        C
They're selling postcards of the hanging
              F                                C
They're painting the passports brown
       G     
The beauty parlor is filled with sailors
F                       C
The circus is in town
C        
Here comes the blind commissioner
               F                 C
They've got him in a trance
       G     
One hand is tied to the tight-rope walker
 F                           C
The other is in his pants
              F
And the riot squad they're restless
          C                           F
They need somewhere to go
    C                        G
As Lady and I look out tonight
          F               C
From Desolation Row

Cinde[C]rella,[F] she seems so[C] easy
"It[F] takes one to know one," she[C] smiles
And[G] puts her hands in her back pockets
[F]Bette Davis style[C]
And[C] in comes Romeo, he's moaning
"You Be[F]long to Me I Be[C]lieve"
And [G]someone says," You're in the wrong place, my friend
[F]You better[C] leave"
And the[F] only sound that's left
[C]After the ambulances[F] go
Is [C]Cinderella[G] sweeping up
On[F] Desolation[C] Row

Now the[C] moon is[F] almost[C] hidden
The[F] stars are beginning to[C] hide
The[G] fortunetelling lady
Has even[F] taken all her things in[C]side
All ex[C]cept for Cain and Abel
And the[F] hunchback of Notre[C] Dame
[G]Everybody is making love
Or[F] else expecting[C]rain
And the[F] Good Samaritan, he's dressing
He's getting[C] ready for the [F]show
He's[C] going to the[G] carnival tonight
On[F] Desolation[C] Row

Now O[C]phelia,[F] she's 'neath the[C] window
For[F]her I feel so af[C]raid
On her[G] twenty-second birthday
She al[C]ready is an old[F]maid
To[C] her, death is quite romantic
She[F] wears an iron[C] vest
Her pro[G]fession's her religion
Her[F] sin is her lifeless[C]ness
And [F]though her eyes are fixed upon
[C]Noah's great rain[F]bow
She[C] spends her time[G] peeking
Into[F] Desolation[C] Row

[C]Einstein,[F] disguised as[C] Robin Hood
With his[F] memories in a[C] trunk
[G]Passed this way an hour ago
With his[F] friend, a jealous[C] monk
He[C] looked so immaculately frightful
As he[F] bummed a cigar[C]ette
Then he[G] went off sniffing drainpipes
And re[F]citing the alpha[C]bet
Now[F] you would not think to look at him
But he was[C] famous long a[F]go
For[C] playing the electric[G] violin
On[F] Desolation[C] Row

Dr.[C] Filth,[F] he keeps his[C] world
In[F]side of a leather[C] cup
But[G] all his sexless patients
They're[F] trying to blow it[C] up
Now his[C] nurse, some local loser
She's in[F] charge of the cyanide[C] hole
And sh[G] also keeps the cards that read
"Have[F] Mercy on His[C] Soul"
[F]They all play on penny whistles
[C]You can hear them[F] blow
If you[C] lean your head out[G] far enough
From[F] Desolation[C] Row

Across the[C] street they've[F] nailed the[C] curtains
They're getting[F] ready for the[C] feast
The [G]Phantom of the Opera
A [F]perfect image of a[C]priest
They're[C] spoonfeeding Casanova
To[F] get him to feel more as[C]sured
Then they'll[G] kill him with self-confidence
After [F]poisoning him with[C] words
And the[F] Phantom's shouting to skinny girls
"Get[C] Outa Here If You Don't[F] Know
Casa[C]nova is just being[G] punished for going
To[F] Desolation[C] Row"

Now at[C] midnight[F] all the[C] agents
And the [F]superhuman[C] crew
Come[G] out and round up everyone
That[F] knows more than they[F] do
Then they[C] bring them to the factory
Where the[F] heart-attack mac[C]hine
Is[G] strapped across their shoulders
And[F] then the kero[C]sene
Is[F] brought down from the castles
By in[C]surance men who[F] go
Check to[C] see that nobody is es[G]caping
To[F] Desolation[C] Row

[C]Praise be to[F] Nero's[C] Neptune
The Ti[F]tanic sails at[C] dawn
And[G] everybody's shouting out 
"[F]Which Side Are You[C] On?"
And[C] Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot
[F]Fighting in the captain'[C] tower
While cal[G]ypso singers laugh at them
And[F]fishermen hold[C] flowers
Be[F]tween the windows of the sea
Where[C] lovely mermaids[F] flow
And[C] nobody has to[G] think too much
About [F]Desolation[C] Row

Yes, I re[C]ceived your[F] letter [C]yesterday
About the[F] time the door knob[C] broke
When you[G] asked how I was doing
Was [F]that some kind of[C]joke?
All these[C] people that you mention
Yes, I[F] know them, they're quite[C] lame
I had to[G] rearrange their faces
And give them[F] all another[C]name
[F]Right now I can't read too good
Don't[C] send me no more letters[F] no
[C]Not unless you[G] mail them
From [F]Desolation[C]Row

There it is.The music to one of the greatest albums ever.

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