GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY

Latest update on 19/10/2015

Artist: Bob Dylan
Author: Bob Dylan
Label: Columbia
Year: 1963

See also: Scarborough Fair. Oldest recording on Bootleg Series Vol 9: The Witmark Demos.

Covers:

1964:

Hamilton Camp

1965:

Turtles

1965:

Link Wray

1966:

Boz Scaggs

1966:

Hugues Aufray [hit Fr as La Fille du Nord]

1969:

Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash [on Nashville Skyline]

1970:

Joe Cocker

1970:

Flatt & Scruggs

1970:

Ramblin' Jack Elliott

1971:

Mitch Ryder

1972:

Clancy Brothers

1974:

Roy Harper [as North Country]

1974:

Rod Stewart

1977:

Mylon LeFevre

1979:

Eddy Mitchell [as La Fille du Nord]

1983:

Alan Price

1990:

Walter Trout

1992:

Jimmy Lafave

1993:

Fairport Convention

1994:

Bruce Hornsby

1996:

Phil Carmen

1998:

Country Gentlemen

1998:

Mojave 3

1999:

Johnny Cash

2000:

Waylon Jennings

2000:

Altan

2009:

Rosanne Cash

2014:

Neil Young

2015:

Kinky Friedman

According to Roy Harper on his lp Valentine this song had to be considered as traditional. Dylan didn't react. At least the lyric line "She was once a true friend of mine" came from Martin Carthy's Scarborough Fair (see there and under Lord Franklin).

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