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Just Like a Woman

(Bob Dylan)

From the album: Blonde On Blonde (1966)
 Classic   Single  

 4.7/5 (353 votes)


roger This just defines the sexual woman. It's like he could find the right words to get in there an tear it down to the bare floor. "You are just a little girl with a lot of pretense." Obviously written about Edie Sedgewick A road map for men. May 20, 2011
Diana So right, Who cares. Another Song that Dylan so artfully presents both the erotic and loving. Women do tend to especially like this one. Sep 13, 2009
who cares In the early days, Dylan rarely if ever ventured into the unabashed realm of desire. Always, human emotions were covered in symbolism, allegory, simile, and hidden signs. In this song, I think we find his first plain-as-day "i desire you" emotion. "North country" might have been the closest predecessor, but this one grabs you in the heart (or groin, depending on your orientation), and says to you, "Get your butt over here, cause we're gonna be in love tonight." The sweetness and honesty of his lyrics, his vocalization, as well as the melody and chord structure, are captivating. I've heard more than one female friend remark how deeply the song stirred their own sexual arousal. It's absolutely beautiful, and tender and powerful. Lovers will love this song. Jul 31, 2009
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2 Pledging My Time (Bob Dylan)
3 Visions of Johanna (Bob Dylan)
4 One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later) (Bob Dylan)
5 I Want You (Bob Dylan)
6 Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again (Bob Dylan)
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11 Absolutely Sweet Marie (Bob Dylan)
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Just Like a Woman appears on these albums
Year Album
1966 Blonde On Blonde
1967 Greatest Hits
1974 Before The Flood
1979 At Budokan
1985 Biograph
1997 The Best of Bob Dylan
1998 The Bootleg Series Vol. 4 - Live 1966
2000 The Essential Bob Dylan
2002 The Bootleg Series Vol. 5 - Live 1975
2007 Dylan
2010 The Best of the Original Mono Recordings
2015 The Bootleg Series Vol. 12: The Cutting Edge (1965-1966)