Clothes Line Saga (Song from the "Basement Tapes" (Bob Dylan & The Band, 1967))

~ Song

Annotation

Work status:

  • Had the temporary working title "Answer to Ode"
  • First copyright date: 1970-01-05
  • Note: Copyrighted as "Clothes Line"

Trivia:

  • Written as an answer to Bobbie Gentry's "Ode to Billy Joe".
Annotation last modified on 2012-01-03 01:43 UTC.

Relationships

lyricist and composer:Bob Dylan (in 1967)
publisher:Dwarf Music (from 1970 to present)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
Clothes Line SagacoverSuzzy & Maggie Roche3:15
Clothes Line SagaBob Dylan & The Band2:58
Clothes Line Saga ("basement tapes" sessions)Bob Dylan3:25
Clothes Line Saga ("basement tapes" sessions)Bob Dylan and The Band2:57
Clothes Line Saga ("basement tape" sessions)Bob Dylan & The Band?:??
Clothes Line Saga ("basement tape" sessions)Bob Dylan & The Band?:??
Clothes Line Saga (false start) ("basement tape" sessions)Bob Dylan & The Band?:??
Clothes Line Saga (includes false start) ("basement tape" sessions)Bob Dylan & The Band?:??
Clothes Line Saga (restored version)Bob Dylan & The Band2:59
Clothesline SagaBob Dylan & The Band3:20
Clothesline SagaBob Dylan & The Band3:18
Clothesline Saga (Answer to Ode) ("basement tapes" sessions)Bob Dylan3:22