Annotation

Work status:

  • Lyrics were first published in Broadside #21.
  • First copyright date: 1963-02-15
  • Copyright renewed in 1991
Annotation last modified on 2012-01-08 07:29 UTC.

Relationships

composer:Bob Dylan (1962)
lyricist:Bob Dylan (1962)
publisher:Warner/Chappell (1963 – 1991)
Special Rider Music (1991 –)
lyrics page:http://genius.com/Bob-dylan-ballad-of-hollis-brown-lyrics [info]
Wikidata:Q2881101 [info]
later translated versions:Ballade de Hollis Brown
L'Histoire d'Hollis Brown

Recordings

DateTitleAttributesArtistLength
performance
1963-03-03Ballad of Hollis Brown (Westinghouse Broadcasting Co., 3-3-63)liveBob Dylan?:??
1963-04-12Ballad of Hollis Brown (live, 1963-04-12: NYC Town Hall)liveBob Dylan?:??
1963-04-25Ballad of Hollis Brown (The Bear, Chicago, 4-25-63)liveBob Dylan?:??
1963The Ballad of Hollis Brown (live at Carnegie Hall, 1963)liveBob Dylan6:03
1965-06-01Ballad of Hollis Brown (live at BBC Studios, London, England - June 1, 1965)liveBob Dylan4:54
1985-07-13The Ballad of Hollis Brown (live, 1985-07-13: Live Aid 1985)liveBob Dylan?:??
2008-11-08Ballad of Hollis Brown (2008-11-08: Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI, USA)liveBob Dylan?:??
2008-11-15Ballad of Hollis Brown (2008-11-15: K-Rock Centre, Kingston, ON, Canada)liveBob Dylan?:??
2009-03-28The Ballad of Hollis Brown (2009-03-28: Malmö Arena, Malmö, Sweden)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan6:02
Ballad of Hollis BrownEntombed4:06
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-25: Tarrant County Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-11: Forum de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-14, evening show: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-06, afternoon show: The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band7:17
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-26, evening show: Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, TX, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan4:08
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan7:10
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1989-05-30: Jäähalli, Helsinki, Finland)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (2009-04-18: Mandela Forum, Firenze, Italy)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (2009-04-25: O2, London, England, UK)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-02-09, afternoon show: Coliseum, Seattle, WA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-29: Nassau County Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-31, afternoon show: Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-19, evening show: Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, FL, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-02-14, afternoon show: Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-02-14, evening show: Forum, Inglewood, CA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-02-11, evening show: Coliseum, Oakland, CA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1965-06-01: BBC TV Studios, London, England, UK)Bob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1962-07-xx through 1963-03-xx: Witmark & Sons studio sessions)Bob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverBilly Childish4:38
Ballad of Hollis Brown ("Original Mono Recordings" remix)Bob Dylan5:05
Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverRise Against5:12
Ballad of Hollis Brown (stereo remix)Bob Dylan5:05
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan4:58
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan5:48
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan5:55
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan, Ron Wood & Keith Richards4:36
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan, Ron Wood & Keith Richards6:02
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan5:54
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan7:43
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan5:04
Ballad of Hollis BrownNina Simone4:57
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan & The Band4:45
Ballad of Hollis Brown (live, 1974-01-14: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band4:24
Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverIggy and The Stooges7:57
Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverDoolin'4:48
Ballad of Hollis Brown (original mono studio mix)Bob Dylan5:05
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan & The Band4:45
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-15: Capitol Center, Largo, MD, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (2008-08-16: Event Center, Borgata Resort Spa and Casino, Atlantic City, NJ, USA)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (2008-06-07: Stodola, Warsaw, Poland)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (2008-10-25: Interior Savings Centre, Kamloops, BC, Canada)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (original stereo studio mix)Bob Dylan5:05
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan6:13
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan5:43
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan5:46
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan5:19
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan3:40
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan5:44
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan5:46
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan4:10
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan4:17
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1963-04-12: Town Hall, New York City, NY, USA)liveBob Dylan6:24
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan5:07
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-14, afternoon show: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA (PA source))liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan5:06
Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan4:11
Ballad of Hollis BrownliveBob Dylan6:04
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-28: Nassau County Coliseum, Nassau, NY, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (2008-08-30: Main Festival Stage, Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day Festival, Snowmass Town Park, Snowmass Village, CO, USA)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-22: Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-26, afternoon show: Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, TX, USA)liveBob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-10: Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-21: Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (2004-10-30: Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, USA)liveBob Dylan5:44
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-19, afternoon show: Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, FL, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-23: Mid-south Coliseum, Memphis, TN, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-17: Coliseum, Charlotte, NC, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (1974-01-09: Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (cut) (1974-01-16: Capitol Center, Largo, MD, USA)liveBob Dylan & The Band?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (Mx. Co 77003-2)Bob Dylan?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown (studio: 1976-04-15: "The Trio Tape": Bellevue Biltmore Hotel, Clearwater, FL, USA)Bob Dylan, Rob Stoner, Howard Wyeth & Scarlet Rivera?:??
Ballad of Hollis Brown #4Bob Dylan, Ron Wood & Keith Richards3:49
Ballad of Hollis Brown Jam #1Bob Dylan, Ron Wood & Keith Richards4:03
Ballad of Hollis Brown Jam #2Bob Dylan, Ron Wood & Keith Richards6:43
Ballad of Hollis Brown Jam #3Bob Dylan, Ron Wood & Keith Richards2:26
The Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan?:??
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverStephen Stills4:12
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverNina Simone4:55
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverNina Simone4:56
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverThe Neville Brothers5:47
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverEntombed4:06
The Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan feat. Mike Seeger5:23
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverLeon Russell3:40
The Ballad of Hollis BrownBob Dylan?:??
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverNazareth9:12
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverDavid Lynch5:12
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverTony Joe White3:30
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverNina Simone4:58
The Ballad of Hollis BrowncoverThe Pretty Things6:30
The Ballad of Hollis Brown (Carnegie Hall Hootenanny)liveBob Dylan?:??
The Ballad of Hollis Brown (live: 2005-11-26: The Point Theatre, Dublin, Ireland) (2005-11-18: Birmingham 2005: NEC Arena, Birmingham, England, UK)liveBob Dylan?:??
The Ballad of Hollis Brown (The Gaslight Café, NYC)liveBob Dylan?:??