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I Threw It All Away

(Bob Dylan)

From the album: Nashville Skyline (1969)

 4.5/5 (89 votes)


Mark What a great, simple straightforward song. One of my top 5. Jan 12, 2012
chris stone one of my top ten. love is all there is Nov 25, 2009
jferdyk People - be a little poetic. Stop and listen. This song encompasses it all. This is the best Bob Dylan song ever. Why? I'll tell you. A troubadour is offering the ultimate life lesson which he has learned, to anyone open to hearing it. All the mysterious Dylan lyrics of other songs are here transformed. The lyrical message is now straightforward, and it is now the identity only of the storyteller which remains mysterious. But, it matters not. Let him just be "the troubadour." And in this transformation of mysterious lyric to mysterious teller, the mystery is stripped from the words themselves. Its a tale of love and life and truth. Accept it, if you can. Feb 22, 2009
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Related songs & albums

All songs on Nashville Skyline
Track Song
1 Girl from the North Country (Duet with Johnny Cash) (Bob Dylan)
2 Nashville Skyline Rag (Bob Dylan)
3 To Be Alone With You (Bob Dylan)
4 I Threw It All Away (Bob Dylan)
5 Peggy Day (Bob Dylan)
6 Lay Lady Lay (Bob Dylan)
7 One More Night (Bob Dylan)
8 Tell Me That It Isn't True (Bob Dylan)
9 Country Pie (Bob Dylan)
10 Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You (Bob Dylan)
I Threw It All Away appears on these albums
Year Album
1969 Nashville Skyline
1976 Hard Rain
2013 The Bootleg Series, Vol. 10: Another Self Portrait (1969-1971)