Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (Bob Dylan version)

~ Song

Annotation

Work status:

  • First attempted copyright date: filed in 1964-01, rejected/withdrawn on 1964-02-05 (in favor of Eric Von Schmidt's version)
  • In October 1965, Dylan added two verses, and arranged the song for electric rather than acoustic instruments.
Annotation last modified on 2012-01-09 02:14 UTC.

Relationships

additional lyricist and arranger:Bob Dylan (in 1965-10)
lyricist:Blind Boy Fuller
writer:[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
additional composer:Eric Von Schmidt
composer:[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist)
Reverend Gary Davis
lyrics page:https://genius.com/Bob-dylan-baby-let-me-follow-you-down-lyrics [info]
http://lyrics.wikia.com/Bob_Dylan:Baby,_Let_Me_Follow_You_Down [info] (until 2020-09-21)
Wikidata:Q101248846 [info]
version of:Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (Eric Von Schmidt version)

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
recordings
1961-11-20Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (original mono studio mix)Bob Dylan2:35
1961-11-20 – 1961-11-22Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (officially released stereo studio recording)Bob Dylan2:35
1965-10-29 – 1965-10-31Baby Let Me Follow You Down (Partial, intro Clipped) (live at the Back Bay Theater, Boston, Massachusetts - October 29 or 31, 1965)liveBob Dylan3:26
1965-10-30Baby Let Me Follow You Down (live at Bushnell Memorial Hall, Hartford, CT - October 30, 1965)liveBob Dylan3:21
1965-12-04Baby Let Me Follow You Down (1965-12-04: Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA, USA)liveBob Dylan?:??
1965-12-04Baby Let Me Follow You Down (live at the Berkeley Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA - December 4, 1965)liveBob Dylan3:57
1966-02-26Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:44
1966-04-13Baby Let Me Follow You Down (1966-04-13: Sydney Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia)liveBob Dylan?:??
1966-04-13Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-04-13: Sydney, Australia)liveBob Dylan4:03
1966-04-19Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:50
1966-04-20Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:18
1966-04-29Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:19
1966-05-01Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:45
1966-05-05Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:37
1966-05-06Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:46
1966-05-10Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:51
1966-05-11Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-05: Capitol Theatre, Cardiff, UK)liveBob Dylan3:38
1966-05-12Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:37
1966-05-14Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:26
1966-05-15Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:37
1966-05-16Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:32
1966-05-17Baby Let Me Follow You Down (1966-05-17: Manchester, UK)Bob Dylan & The Hawks?:??
1966-05-17Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:46
1966-05-17Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:46
1966-05-19Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:41
1966-05-20Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:43
1966-05-21Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:47
1966-05-24Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:37
1966-05-26Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-05-26: The Royal Albert Hall, London, UK)liveBob Dylan3:43
1966-05-26Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live at Royal Albert Hall, London, UK – May 26, 1966)liveBob Dylan3:43
1966-05-27Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:44
1976-11-25Baby Let Me Follow You DownliveThe Band with Bob Dylan2:56
1976-11-25Baby Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1976-11-25: "The Last Waltz", Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, CA, USA)liveThe Band with Bob Dylan2:44
1976-11-25Baby Let Me Follow You Down (5.1 mix)liveThe Band with Bob Dylan2:45
1976-11-25Baby Let Me Follow You Down (reprise) (live, 1976-11-25: "The Last Waltz", Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco, CA, USA)liveThe Band with Bob Dylan3:03
1976-11-25Baby Let Me Follow You Down (reprise)live and partialThe Band with Bob Dylan2:59
1976-11-25Baby Let Me Follow You Down (reprise) (5.1 mix)live and partialThe Band with Bob Dylan3:03
1984Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1984: Austin, TX, USA)coverRoky Erickson2:37
[Eat the Document Soundtrack: Scene 52]: Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan1:15
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:58
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (1961-12-22: [hotel room], Minneapolis, MN, USA)Bob Dylan?:??
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (1962-10-xx: "Billy Faier Show")liveBob Dylan?:??
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (1963-04-xx through 1964-06-xx: Witmark & Sons studio sessions)Bob Dylan?:??
Baby Let Me Follow You DowncoverMarianne Faithfull2:26
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan1:58
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan?:??
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:56
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan4:14
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan1:59
Baby Let Me Follow You DownliveThe Band & Bob Dylan4:10
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:53
Baby Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan2:55
Baby Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:22
Baby Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan?:??
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan?:??
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (reprise) (live)liveBob Dylan?:??
Baby Let Me Follow You Down (Reprise)liveThe Band & Bob Dylan2:46
Baby, Let Me Follow You Downcover and liveRobyn Hitchcock3:07
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan?:??
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:35
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBryan Ferry2:13
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:36
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:36
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan3:04
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan3:46
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan?:??
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:36
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:36
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (album version)Bob Dylan2:35
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan?:??
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan?:??
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan?:??
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan?:??
Baby, Let Me Follow You Downcover and instrumentalThe Grassmasters2:38
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan3:39
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:58
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan1:53
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:56
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:37
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan?:??
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan2:02
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan3:05
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan3:39
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-05-17: Free Trade Hall, Manchester, UK)liveBob Dylan3:59
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-04-20: Festival Hall, Melbourne, Australia)liveBob Dylan3:25
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-04-29: Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden)liveBob Dylan3:31
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-05-14: Odeon Theatre, Liverpool, UK)liveBob Dylan3:39
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-05-15: Demontfort Hall, Leicester, UK)liveBob Dylan3:41
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-05-20: ABC Theatre, Edinburgh, UK)liveBob Dylan3:40
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownliveBob Dylan & The Band4:02
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan3:47
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live)liveBob Dylan4:47
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-02-26: Island Gardens, Hempstead, NY, USA)liveBob Dylan3:44
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan & The Band2:30
Baby, Let Me Follow You DownBob Dylan1:56
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-05-10: Colston Hall, Bristol, UK)liveBob Dylan3:26
Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (live, 1966-04-13: Stadium, Sydney, Australia)liveBob Dylan6:01
Mama, Let Me Lay It on You (Baby, Let Me Follow You Down)coverHot Tuna4:48