Maggies Farm - Bob Dylan - Dylan Revisited – All Time Best (CD)

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This explanation, although obviously a supposition, at least makes sense in terms of the song, the fact that it is played with electric guitars, and the fact that it has been used so often by Dylan as an opening to concerts.

Here is an explanation as to why — b ecause this song is the introduction to all the other songs that follow. So of course it is the introduction. The site is developing its own theoretical approach to the music of Bob Dylan. You can read about that approach as it evolves here. There are details of the author, and the context of these reviews here. The index of all the songs reviewed is here. A lot of old blues songs stay on the tonic all the way through to the last 4 bars, just as this one does.

Also, having played this song both in a band setting and solo busking, the rhythm can be expressed in a very driving manner, which adds to the musical interest of the song.

I found that I never tired of playing this song in a busking context, mainly as I can relate so strongly to the lyrics, but also because it is so easy to lay down a driving rhythmical groove played in E, with the main chord being E7, played on the 5th position using open low E, B on the 7th fret and E on the same fret of the lower 2 strings for bass lines to push the rhythm along. As with most of the Dylan songs that I know, if you play them repeatedly over time and in different contexts, in different states of mind and in different stages of inebriation LOL!

Hard to say if there is any one true meaning. Like all great art there are layers of meaning and each person can take something of their own from the experience. Thanks for the great website, great info and insights! Cheers, Tony. Making nearly every song into an autobiographical comment by Dylan is to narrow its meaning too much; it is indeed too early written to be about Maggie Thatcher, but fits in with the exploitation of wage earner by the bosses of industry, nevertheless.

Artists - B. Maggie's Farm is found on the album Real Live. Bob Dylan — Maggie's Farm. I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more. No, I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more.

Well, I wake in the morning, Fold my hands and pray for rain. I got a head full of ideas That are drivin' me insane. It's a shame the way she makes me scrub the floor. I ain't gonna work for Maggie's brother no more. No, I ain't gonna work for Maggie's brother no more. Well, he hands you a nickel, He hands you a dime, He asks you with a grin If you're havin' a good time, Then he fines you every time you slam the door. I ain't gonna work for Maggie's pa no more.

No, I ain't gonna work for Maggie's pa no more. Well, he puts his cigar Out in your face just for kicks. His bedroom window It is made out of bricks. The National Guard stands around his door. Ah, I ain't gonna work for Maggie's pa no more. I ain't gonna work for Maggie's ma no more. No, I ain't gonna work for Maggie's ma no more. Well, she talks to all the servants About man and God and law.

Everybody says She's the brains behind pa. She's sixty-eight, but she says she's twenty-four. They sing while you slave and I just get bored. Edit Lyrics. Maggie's Farm song meanings. Gods and Generals. Masked and Anonymous.

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Maggie's Farm è da sempre considerata una canzone di protesta contro le canzoni di protesta. Dylan, diventato famoso grazie a queste, non ne può più di essere unicamente accostato al folk impegnato e rivendica la sua libertà creativa.

8 Replies to “Maggies Farm - Bob Dylan - Dylan Revisited – All Time Best (CD)”

  1. "Maggie's Farm" is a song written by Bob Dylan, recorded on January 15, , and released on the album Bringing It All Back Home on March 22 of that year. Like many other Dylan songs of the period, "Maggie's Farm" is based in electric blues.
  2. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Bob Dylan - Maggie's Farm at Discogs. Complete your Bob Dylan collection/5(13).
  3. Then he fines you every time you slam the door No, I ain’t gonna work on Maggie’s farm no more Well, I try my best To be just like I am But everybody wants you Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits Volume II ( - Original Release) BUY. Hard Rain ( - Live) BUY. Bob Dylan at Budokan ( - Live).
  4. Dylan recorded "Maggie's Farm" at one of his first rock sessions on January 14, , backed by two electric guitarists, piano, bass, and drums, and it was released on his Bringing It All Back Home album on March In England, where the song would turn out to have a special history, it was released as a single and made the Top
  5. “Maggie’s Farm” appears on Dylan’s album, Bringing It All Back Home. Dylan performed for the third year in a row at the Newport Folk Festival on July 25, , but this time he was.
  6. Maggie’s Farm IS a protest song against all the forces that hold us back. I tried singing along to it once to a security guard who was trying to stop me dancing to it at a Dylan show. The man was looking in the wrong direction. Bob Dylan was on stage and he was trying to stop somebody dancing! He didn’t get the deeper meaning of course.
  7. "Maggie's Farm" is a song written by Bob Dylan, recorded on January 15, , and released on the album Bringing It All Back Home on March 22 of that year. Like many other Dylan songs of the –66 period, "Maggie's Farm" is based on electric blues. It was released as a single in the United Kingdom on June 4, , and peaked at #22 on the.
  8. Folk musicologists agree that Dylan’s “Maggie’s Farm” is based upon his knowledge of an old folk tune by the Bentley Boys called “Down On Penny’s Farm.” It is one of the tracks on Harry Smith’s six disc LP “Anthology of American Folk Music” which.

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