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Restless Farewell

(Bob Dylan)

From the album: The Times They Are A-Changin' (1964)

 3.9/5 (82 votes)


chris stone this is another song where the music is from an old folk song same with masters of war, bob dylans dream and a hard rain is going to fall. i have it on a sinnead oconner record but dont know the tile Jan 02, 2010
ramblishoes I love this song too as comment above. The Frank Sinatra performance can be found on youtube. Jan 02, 2009
David Dixon This is a simple folk song. A young Dylan wrote it, sounding old. He has performed it very few times in public-less than ten. But do what you can to find a CD or DVD containing Bob's performance of the song at Frank Sinatra's 80th birthday part. He was singing it right to Frank, with all the intensity, sincerity, and vocal quality he could give. It is a lovely, lovely performance, full of the age and weariness that the lyrics had suggested 30 years earlier. It's a largely forgotten song, but his performances of it are rich indeed. Dec 20, 2007
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Related songs & albums

All songs on The Times They Are A-Changin'
Track Song
1 The Times They Are A-Changin' (Bob Dylan)
2 The Ballad of Hollis Brown (Bob Dylan)
3 With God on Our Side (Bob Dylan)
4 One Too Many Mornings (Bob Dylan)
5 North Country Blues (Bob Dylan)
6 Only a Pawn in Their Game (Bob Dylan)
7 Boots of Spanish Leather (Bob Dylan)
8 When the Ship Comes In (Bob Dylan)
9 The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll (Bob Dylan)
10 Restless Farewell (Bob Dylan)
Restless Farewell appears on these albums
Year Album
1964 The Times They Are A-Changin'