- Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
"Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)" Song by Bob Dylan from the album Blonde on Blonde Released May 16, 1966 Recorded March 9, 1966 Genre Rock Length 3:30 Label Columbia Writer Bob Dylan Producer Bob Johnston Blonde on Blonde track listing "Just Like a Woman"
"Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)"
"Temporary Like Achilles"
"Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine) (Mark Ronson Re-version)" Single by Bob Dylan Released September 24, 2007 Format Online Single Genre Rock Length 3:35 Label Columbia Writer(s) Bob Dylan Bob Dylan singles chronology Someday Baby (2006) "Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)" (Mark Ronson Re-Version
Dreamin' of you
"Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)" is the first track of the second disc of the 1966 album Blonde on Blonde, the seventh album from singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Dylan released the song as a single twice during his career, once in 1974, charting at #66 in the US, and again in 2007, charting at #51 in the UK.
Recorded at Columbia Music Row Studios in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 9, 1966, it featured veteran Nashville studio musicians Wayne Moss, Charlie McCoy, Kenneth A. Buttrey, Hargus Robbins, Jerry Kennedy, Joe South, Bill Aikins, and Henry Strzelecki. Robbie Robertson, lead guitarist on Dylan's 1965 and 1966 tours with the group later to become known as The Band, also appears on the track. Prevalent on the recording are trombone, piano, guitar, harmonica, bass guitar, drums, and electronic organ.
Music and lyrics
The song consists of three verses with a bridge after the second verse. It is done in a bluesy style, with a moderate tempo. The lyrics speak of a man who has grown tired of constantly guessing at his partner's feelings and is going to move on with his life rather than continue fighting the unpredictability of his partner. The song presents a feeling of change and movement that was one of the trademarks of the 1960s. This song has a swinging beat and is representative of the album's sound as a whole.
"Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)" gained significant visibility when it was frequently the concert opening and encore song on the Bob Dylan and The Band 1974 Tour. One such performance was included as the first track on the resulting live album later that year, Before the Flood. On this version, Dylan shouts out the last word of each verse for emphasis but did not always do so during the tour. Released as a single, it was a chartal dud, reaching only #66 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Mark Ronson reworked and remixed the song in promotion for Dylan's 2007 compilation Dylan. Despite not appearing on the album, this version was released as an online single. A music video of the song is available on Dylan's official website. This version also charted at #51 in the UK.
- Patti Labelle covered the song on her 1977 debut solo album.
- Todd Rundgren covered the song.
- The Yardbirds covered this as a single. It appears on the BBC Sessions disc.
- Mudcrutch covered it nightly on their 2008 tour.
SongsSide 1: Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 · Pledging My Time · Visions of Johanna · One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
Side 2: I Want You · Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again · Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat · Just Like a Woman
Side 3: Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine · Temporary Like Achilles · Absolutely Sweet Marie · 4th Time Around · Obviously 5 Believers
Side 4: Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
Bob Dylan Studio albums
- Bob Dylan
- The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
- The Times They Are a-Changin'
- Another Side of Bob Dylan
- Bringing It All Back Home
- Highway 61 Revisited
- Blonde on Blonde
- John Wesley Harding
- Nashville Skyline
- Self Portrait
- New Morning
- Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid
- Planet Waves
- Blood on the Tracks
- The Basement Tapes
- Slow Train Coming
- Shot of Love
- Empire Burlesque
- Knocked Out Loaded
- Down in the Groove
- Oh Mercy
- Under the Red Sky
- Good as I Been to You
- World Gone Wrong
- Time Out of Mind
- Love and Theft
- Modern Times
- Together Through Life
- Christmas in the Heart
Live albums Compilations The Bootleg Series
- Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991
- Vol. 4: Bob Dylan Live 1966, The "Royal Albert Hall" Concert
- Vol. 5: Bob Dylan Live 1975, The Rolling Thunder Revue
- Vol. 6: Bob Dylan Live 1964, Concert at Philharmonic Hall
- Vol. 7: No Direction Home: The Soundtrack
- Vol. 8: Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased 1989-2006
- Vol. 9: The Witmark Demos: 1962–1964
Concerts and tours Never Ending Tour Films Writings Books about Dylan
- The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia
- Bob Dylan, Performing Artist
- Invisible Republic
- The Cambridge Companion to Bob Dylan
- American folk music revival
- Bob Dylan bootleg recordings
- List of Basement Tapes songs
- The Bootleg Series
- List of artists who have covered Bob Dylan songs
- Related topics
- Songs recorded by Bob Dylan
- Songs written by Bob Dylan
- Great White Wonder
- The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams
- The Masked Marauders
- Theme Time Radio Hour
- The Best of Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour
- Traveling Wilburys
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