#AtoZ Dylan – “L” is for Lay Lady Lay

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

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Sometimes written with the commas (“Lay, Lady, Lay”) and sometimes without, “Lay Lady Lay” was released in 1969, on Dylan’s Nashville Skyline album. It was written for the movie Midnight Cowboy, but ended up not being included in the soundtrack.

Click HERE for a link to the lyrics.

Here is Jedd Hughes singing “Lay, Lady, Lay” at the Loveless Cafe: