"Like a Rolling Stone (Bob Dylan cover)" as written by and Bob Dylan....
Once upon a time you dressed so fine
Threw the bums a dime in your prime, didn't you
Peopled called you, said "beware the doll, you're bound to fall",
You thought they were all kidding you
You used to laugh about
Everybody else that was hanging out
Now you don't talk so loud
Now you don't seem so proud
About having to be scrounging around for your next meal

How does it feel
How does it feel
To be on your own
In no direction home
Like a complete unknown
Like a rolling stone


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    General Commentbob dylan cover, awesome song. the video is amazing too. he does some really cool flippy stuff with his right hand.
    Darkness_5555on March 28, 2003   Link
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    General CommentGood job leaving out all of the lyrics.
    Solid F0x0rzon June 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentif it is so damned important to you solid...then why dont you just go look up bob dylan?

    btw, i submitted *most* of the jimi hendrix lyrics on this website 3 years ago when i was 16 years old...and i did not log in for quite a while so they deleted my old account (which was something like "jamaconbacon" or something)
    rockbiteron June 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think that MOST artists that are singer-songwriters just ought to stick their own songs. (Jimi could get away with All Along the Watchtower)
    trapperjohnon July 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti really want to hear this song
    heyjude55on April 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentJimi's voice really shines in this version of the song. Almost as good as the original.
    hydroman1071on June 05, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Almost"? Hendrix could take another person's song and then completely shred that motherfucker, doing more than justice to it but bringing it to a completely different level. This is one of those songs.

    It's pretty damn rare though. It's on Google Video and in the Martin Scorsese documentary, but that's about it as far as I can tell.
    JB_Finesseon September 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI may be able to get it, if anyone wants to have it.
    attackofthehearton September 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit's on the monterey international pop festival cd. also they just rereleased the dvd of that performance.
    caitybateson December 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthendrix said that no one can write better lyrics than like a rolling stone
    thepinkfloydsoundon September 30, 2008   Link

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