#AtoZ Dylan – “K” is for Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

“All I can do is be me, whoever that is.” ~ Bob Dylan

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“Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” was written for the soundtrack of the 1973 film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. 

Click HERE for a link to the lyrics.

It’s been covered by Eric Clapton and Guns N’ Roses, and by Warren Zevon in 2003, when he was suffering from lung cancer (Zevon died shortly after the album release). Here is a version by Avril Lavigne from 11 years ago: