Work status:

  • Had the temporary working title "Solid Road"
  • First copyright date: 1963-02-15
  • Note: Copyrighted as "Solid Road"
Annotation last modified on 2012-01-03 01:56 UTC.


lyricist:Bob Dylan (in 1962-04)
writer:[traditional] (special purpose artist)
additional composer:Bob Dylan (in 1962-04)
publisher:Sony/ATV Music Publishing France
Special Rider Music
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!)
later versions:It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
version of:Alabama Woman Blues
Rocks and Gravel Makes a Solid Road
Solid Road
Stavin Chain Blues
Take Rocks and Gravel to Make a Solid Road – Railroad Blues


1962-04-25Rocks and Gravel (Solid Road)Bob Dylan2:58
1962-07-02Rocks and GravelliveBob Dylan4:05
1962-10Rocks and GravelliveBob Dylan5:00
1962-11-01Rocks and GravelBob Dylan2:31
Rocks & Gravel (1962-04-xx: Cynthia Gooding's Apartment, New York City, NY, USA)Bob Dylan3:56
Rocks and GravelliveBob Dylan5:12
Rocks and Gravel (1962-07-xx: studio outtake, solo version, mono)Bob Dylan2:49
Rocks and Gravel (1962-03-01: Cynthia Gooding's Apartment, New York City, NY, USA)Bob Dylan3:18
Rocks and Gravel (mono)Bob Dylan2:23
Rocks and GravelliveBob Dylan?:??
Rocks and GravelliveBob Dylan4:59
Rocks and Gravel (1962-07-02: Finjan Club, Montréal, QC, Canada)liveBob Dylan7:27
Rocks and GravelliveBob Dylan4:44
Rocks and GravelliveBob Dylan5:14
Rocks and GravelBob Dylan2:24
Rocks and Gravel (alternate take) (1962-11-xx, stereo)Bob Dylan2:14
Rocks and Gravel (Solid Road) (Finjan Club, Montreal)liveBob Dylan2:22
Rocks and Gravel (Solid Road) (mx. co 70096-3)Bob Dylan?:??
Rocks and Gravel (Solid Road) (mx. co 76986-2)Bob Dylan?:??