"Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Bob Dylan cover)" as written by and Bob Dylan....
Oh, oh, oh
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah

Mama, take this badge off of me
I can't use it anymore
It's getting dark,
Too dark to see
Feel I'm knockin' on heaven's door

Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door

Mama, put my guns in the ground
I can't shoot them anymore
That long, black cloud is comin' down
I feel like I'm knockin' on heaven's door

Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door
Yeah, yeah
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door

Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah, yeah
Oh
Yeah, yeah, yeah


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"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" as written by Bob Dylan

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  • +1
    General CommentI think this is a great cover. Avril's voice does the song justice.
    CRYN_OUTon May 25, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentFirst of all..Cpt-Sensible Avril isnt giving punk a bad name, I dont think she truly sees herself as punk-ric..the clash is punk, people who see Avril as punk are juvenile..

    But I love her, and I think she gives the song justice, nad thats coming from a person who hates covers.
    Lover03on April 21, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwow. some people are so closed minded. yeah her voice isnt good live but neither are a lot of singers, and i think that her voice DOES sound great in this song. it is beautiful. the original version is a classic and is amazing too. its so stupid to say that avril should be wiped off of the earth lmao. no one forces you to listen to it so who cares if somebody else does?? and if she wants to sport pink skulls with bows then let her. geez. i think its kinda strange how she went from singing about originality and not changing to fit in, then suddenly she is "the mother fucking princess" haha, but it doesnt bother me enough to complaiiin. w/e
    meganmariemmgon October 29, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentguns n' roses did this song also but avril made a cover and really its my fav. from her ..
    some canadians have told me she is pretty good live ...
    NlCOLEon April 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentummmm...give the credit where it's due: originally by bob...GnR ruined it and i bet avril made it worse
    ZinbobDanon May 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti'm sorry...didn't see the originally by bob dylan annotation...still GnR's sucks ass
    ZinbobDanon May 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhere did you hear this song and how can i hear it?
    avrillavignesfriendon September 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhy do today's shitty artists have to shit all over great rock songs and turn them into shitty pop?!
    Philadelphia Eagleson September 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHEY ZINBOBDAN U SUCK ASS! okay maybe axl and slash and duff and the rest of guns and roses didn't have i a together sometime but they were still a really kick ass band.
    But avril....... i love her little heart break songs to death, i really do she just shouldn't ever cover songs by any band ever, she's just a, i write little crappy songs that rhyme just to get people attentions kind of arist.
    NEVER AGAIN AVRIL NEVER AGAIN!
    mY_sUgAr_HiGh69on October 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwell i fink ur rong 2 my sugar high!
    i fink avrils version iz WAY better than Guns N Roses version. she has a way betta voice n sayin u luv her lil heart break songs 2 death then dissin her?! i dont fink so!!
    .::AvRiL::.on October 16, 2004   Link

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