If you have been reading any of the other reviews of the songs of Dylan you will know that I am presenting them as part of an attempt by Dylan to find himself a new muse, a new direction, a new source of inspiration in his post-Christian era — or at least in his post Overtly-Christian era.
It is a blues with an extra minor chord section added in a couple of places in each verse, as a way of extending the verses in order to accommodate the desire for change and extension, and as such there is no experimentation in the music: it is all in the lyrics. That song sticks to the 12 bar format although greatly elongated and makes its experimental difference through all the additional lyrics in the first section of each verse.
Here the extension is in the structure, to take us away from 12 bars and make each verse longer. Now it is possible that this is what Dylan was trying to do — after all that is where he ended up with Brownsville Girl, with perspectives and timings changing throughout the song. Here it is something different however, because Dylan is seemingly just pouring out random lines in relation to his love for the woman.
Indeed it is almost as if he had a collection of phrases written on cards, and he then mixed them all up, pulled them out in random order, and then made a few adjustments to ensure that there were some rhymes — or at least part rhymes.
Here is a brief review of the situation. This is still my source code for what is going on with Who Loves You More. Dylan is experimenting with using words in all shapes and forms as an attempt Take Me Clear From Here - David Ruffin - Men Rockn Roll Are Here To Stay describe events in a non-chronological, indeed non-logical way, and I Bodang Buck - McGuinness Flint - McGuinness Flint not at all sure that we have anything approaching a final version of a song here — rather a collection of lines waiting to be refined and put into a new not necessarily logical order.
Because I know loving means Nearly everything that I need Who loves you more, who La Lune (Naum Gabo Remix) - Various - Domino you true? Oh, baby I do. Oh baby you know I do. Oh baby I do.
But, swear by me, fortune and bold Climb in your head deep in your heart and soul Who loves you more, who loves you true? It is a curious construction, in that the middle 8 turns up repeated times but only with lyrics on the first time around. Meanwhile elsewhere the www. It us a sketchbook song at this stage.
It could have become more, but Who Loves You More (Baby I Do) - Bob Dylan - A Man With No Alibi in the form that we have it, it provided information and ideas that led Dylan onwards in his quest to find a new muse. Your email address will not be published. Untold Dylan. Skip to content. The meaning behind the music and the lyrics.
Who loves you more? By Tony Attwood If you have been reading any of the other reviews of the Who Loves You More (Baby I Do) - Bob Dylan - A Man With No Alibi of Dylan you will know that I am presenting them as part of an attempt by Dylan to find himself a new muse, a new direction, a new source of inspiration in his post-Christian era — or at least in his post Overtly-Christian era.
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