"Quinn the Eskimo (Bob Dylan cover)" as written by and Bob Dylan....
Some are building monuments and others they're jotting down notes
Everybody's in despair, every little girl and boy
But when Quinn the Eskimo gets there, everybody's gonna jump for joy

Come all without, come all within
You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn
Come all without, come all within
You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn

'cause I can do just like the rest and I like my sugar sweet
Guarding fumes and making haste just ain't my cup of meat
Everybody's feeding pigeons out on a limb
But when Quinn the Eskim gets there, pigeons gonna run to him

Come all without, come all within
You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn
Come all without, come all within
You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn

I can't recite them all
Tell me where it hurts you, honey and I'll tell you who to call
Everybody ain't getting no sleep 'cause there's someone on everyones toes
But Quinn the Eskimo gets there, everybody's gonna wanna doze

Come all without, come all within
You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn
Come all without, come all within
You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn


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    Song MeaningAccepting that this song is about drugs, why do we listen to it? It is harmful and disgusting.
    StevenRosson May 10, 2013   Link
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    General CommentThe song is definitely NOT about drugs. It's about the movie, "Eskimo Nell" starring Anthony Quinn as Inuk the Eskimo hence "Quinn the Eskimo". At least, that's what Bob Dylan says it's about ...
    Harangueron June 06, 2013   Link

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