Highway #61 Revisited. (Bob Dylan)

As recorded by Johnny Winter,
From the album Second Winter

God said, "Abraham, Kill me a son."
Abe said, "Man, you must be puttin' me on."
God say, "No."
And Abe say, "What?"
God said, "You can do what you want Abe, but now,"
"Next time you see me comin', man, you better run."
Abe said, "Where you want this killin' done?"
God said, "Out on Highway 61."

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, "Man, ain't but one place I know."
And Sam said, "Tell me quick man, I got to run."
Well, Howard just pointed with his gun,
And said. "That way down Highway 61."

Well, Mack the Finger said to Louie the King,
"I got forty-eight red, white and blue shoestrings,"
"And a thousand telephones that will not ring,"
"Tell me man, 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 believe it can be easily done,
"Just take everything down to Highway 61."

Well, 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, "Hmmm, Come here, step into the light."
He said, "Yes, you're right."
"Gonna 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 third world war.
He found a promoter who almost fell off the floor.
He said, "I never engaged in this type of thing before."
"But, yes, I think it can be very easily done."
"Just put some bleachers out in the sun,"
"And have it out on Highway 61."
Now the rovin' gambler, he was very bored.
He was tryin' to create a third world war.
He found a promoter who almost fell off the floor.
He said, "I never engaged in this type of thing before."
"But, yes, I think it can be very easily done."
"Just put some bleachers out in the sun,"
"And have it out on Highway 61."
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Songwriters: BOB DYLAN
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