I was ready to die What else can I do, boy Lay all my cards out tonight Now that would be spooky. The tune was a favorite of mine because I could sit back with a dram of Jack Daniels’ and feel as though I was there singing along with them. I've never been fatal I'm your baby tonight It features Pete Drake on pedal steel guitar, and two other Nashville musicians, Charlie McCoy on bass guitar and Kenneth Buttrey on drums, both of whom had appeared on Dylan's previous album, Blonde on Blonde. Shut the light, shut the shade, You don't have to be afraid. I’ll be your baby tonight. Michelle Malone released it on the album The Times They Are A Changin' - A Tribute to Bob Dylan, Vol. If we consider “Drifter’s Escape” with its multitude of layers and commentary about society, outsiders, laws, the judicial system and interventions from on high, and think of these two final tracks, it is hard to think how to compare them. We can fly all night, baby If you have never heard the Robert Palmer and UB40 version from 1990, do give it a go. I feel like an angel It was written & produced by L.A. Reid and Babyface. Meanwhile, Ralen must decide where his loyalties truly lie. Feel I can, feel I can, do anything for you, baby Submit lyrics correction → 55k Like. I suspect Dylan was rather pleased, because he was, I think, still wanting to show us his immense versatility. I'll be your baby tonight. In classic pop form the bass takes up four notes of the scale to give us the middle 8. I felt the mocking bird lyric was referring to the bird telling on the lovers. That big, fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon, But we're gonna let it, You won't regret it. Whatever you want is fine That song is in the same form, and so obviously deals with the same situation, except that in the latter song the singer’s announcing his role in the affair rather than telling the woman what to do. Writer(s): Bob Dylan . Of course it is not ground breaking, in the way that Desolation Row and Johanna were but it is still a classic in its own right. That you're making me feel We are actively promoting a link to this interesting topic on The Bob Dylan Project at: Perhaps it is different in the USA from what we think in the UK. You don’t have to worry any more Just call on me, baby Dreams To Remember. Kick your shoes off, do not fear I can do, I can do anything for you, baby Kick your shoes off do not fear Bring that bottle over here I'll be your baby tonight. You've given me ecstasy Looks like I'm fatal I'm ready and able I want every single part Add Comment. But be there for you, baby [Verse 2] I'll Be Your Baby Tonight . I’ll give Down Along the Cove its own article, so let’s leave that blues and focus for a moment on the straight pop song “I’ll be your baby tonight.”. And who will go with who to the big Armistice Dance? 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Dylan’s rarities: Songs that Bob has performed very few times, Tombstone Blues (1965) part XI: Mozart’s weather chart, Dylan Obscuranti: Track 2. And I've got to have it 'Cause I'll be your baby tonight 'Cause I'll be your baby tonight, tonight. Directed by Brea Grant. You've given me ecstasy The song moves in a standard strophic form (A B A) with the typical move of chords in the “middle 8”. photo. Housework. So John Wesley Harding, which starts with a complete re-write of the history of what John Wesley Hardin was actually like, and takes us through the very edges of society, ends right away from the drifters, hobos and outlaws, as it leaves behind the 19th century outlaw and plants us firmly in the 20th century. Shut the light, shut the shade, you don't have to be afraid I'll be your baby to-night. Bb C F I’ll be your baby tonight. Everything else in the song is about relaxing, taking it easy, just let it all happen, have a drink, settle down in my arms spend the night here. R. Rita Coolidge Lyrics. I'm your baby tonight You're Amazing. You are my fantasy I'll be your baby tonight I'll be your baby tonight Submit Corrections. It's all about you, baby 1 in 1991. I'll be your baby tonight. Just an opinion, that’s, Your email address will not be published. R. Robert Palmer Lyrics. It is as if he is saying, “I’ll be your baby tonight, but I can’t tell you where I’ll be (musically, historically, emotionally or physically) by the time we reach tomorrow.”, Index to all the songs reviewed on this site. Whatever you want from me I'll Be Your Baby Tonight: Jim James: December 8, 2017: I'll Be Your Baby Tonight: Clarksdale Bros. 2017: I'll Be Your Baby Tonight: The Shaken Bakers: May 27, 2018: Acoustic: I'll Be Your Baby Tonight written by Bob Dylan instrumental. Perhaps the mockingbird has no meaning at all. You've given me ecstasy Whenever you're ready Plus there’s that lovely melody over the top. I'm your baby tonight [Verse 1] Be my baby (4x) I'll be your baby tonight. Well, that mockingbird’s gonna sail away We’re gonna forget it. Add Comment. Well, that mockingbird's gonna sail away, We're gonna forget it. I'm giving you everything I'll be your baby, tonight Well, that mockingbird's gonna sail away We're gonna forget it That big fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon But we're gonna let it, you won't regret it Kick your shoes off, do not fear Bring that bottle over here I'll be your baby, tonight. You are my fantasy Whatever you want from me Whatever you want from me We’re gonna forget it, Now we have the standard pop modulation up to the dominant…, That big, fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon You are my fantasy As the Fleet Academy, students prepare to celebrate Armistice Day (the anniversary of the end of the Zatarians war), Jax continues to struggle with the revelation that Ralen is married. F Kick your shoes off, do not fear, G Bring that bottle over here. And I'll be your baby tonight, yeah Well, that mockingbird’s gonna sail away By the way, Dylan is back on tour for 2015, believe it or not! But anyway, what’s the bird doing sailing away? I'll be your baby tonight. [Bridge 2] And the harmonica and steel guitar sound perfect, as if the song was written around them. You are my fantasy You've given me ecstasy You've given me ecstasy I'll be your baby tonight Well, that mockingbird's gonna sail away We're gonna forget it That big fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon But we're gonna let it, you won't regret it Kick your shoes off, do not fear Bring that bottle over here I'll be your baby tonight. But we’re gonna let it, You won’t regret it. UB 40 IÂ LL BE YOUR BABY TONIGHT G Close your eyes - … I’ll be your baby tonight. If Dogs Run Free: the meaning of the music and the lyrics, https://thebobdylanproject.com/Song/id/297/Ill-Be-Your-Baby-Tonight, ‘Why does he keep saying everything twice to me?’. [Chorus] The album has been certified quadruple platinum in the US by the … In fact when you come to think about it, the whole middle 8 is nonsense, surreal. Submit lyrics correction → 55k Like. I am still left with the thought that there is something about mockingbirds that I don’t know. Shut the light, shut the shade You don’t have to be afraid I’ll be your baby tonight. [Break] Whatever you want from me This was a quite rightly a hit all over Europe and Australasia – although I am not sure it made an impact in the USA. I'm your baby tonight That big, fat moon is gonna shine like a … All Directions 29: The greatest Dylan album ever? Throw my suitcase out there, too Studio LaCoCo (Atlanta) & Axis Studios (New York City), I'm Your Baby Tonight - American Idol Performance by Haley Reinhart, I’m Your Baby Tonight (Dronez Club Mix) by Whitney Houston, I'm Your Baby Tonight (Extended Remix) by Whitney Houston. You are my fantasy But we’re gonna let it You don’t have to be afraid I'm your baby tonight Who just started to fly I'm helplessly in love with you It also topped the charts in Italy. Bring that bottle over here Required fields are marked *, The meaning behind the music and words of Bob Dylan. I'm your baby tonight I'm giving you everything One source I’ve found said mockingbirds usually symbolise happiness, playfulness. You've given me ecstasy Thus it is a pop song, a highly memorable pop song, and there’s nothing wrong with that. "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" is a 1967 song by Bob Dylan first released on John Wesley Harding. It's your move, so baby I'm giving you everything Whatever you want from me Chords ratings, diagrams and lyrics. Could it be that Dylan is having a laugh here, laughing at what turns up in popular songs? Kick your shoes off, do not fear, Bring that bottle over here. John Wesley Harding Tracklist. But such a lack of knowledge of what the mockingbird and spoon stuff means doesn’t actually stop us enjoying the fun. Well that mockingbird's gonna sail away We're gonna forget it That big fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon But we're gonna let it you won't regret it. G That big, fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon, C N.C. They are from different environments. What makes this piece so memorable is that it is a dead simple song consisting of just 80 words – and that is included the repeated title line. The song topped the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Black Singles chart. It was covered by Saints [SE], Patti Miller, Clarksdale Bros., Ian Gillan featuring Joe Elliott and other artists. I'm giving you everything I'll be your angel In classic pop form the bass takes up four notes of the scale to give us the middle 8. AZLyrics. Submit Corrections. It's your move, now, baby I'm your baby tonight Or something stronger? I'm giving you everything Bb C F I’ll be your baby tonight. After all in love songs “moon” is supposed to rhyme with “June” not “spoon.”  Whoever heard of the moon shining like a spoon? You got a, you got a way that you're making me I'll be your baby tonight. [Chorus] https://thebobdylanproject.com/Song/id/297/Ill-Be-Your-Baby-Tonight. I don’t need them any more I can do any, do anything I’ll be your baby tonight. I’ve even tried to link this in with Harper Lee’s novel, and the movement from innocence to maturity, but really that just seems to be stretching everything a bit too far. It is a very curious middle 8 because of those lines, and it has always puzzled me. It features Pete Drake on pedal steel guitar, and two other Nashville musicians, Charlie McCoy on bass guitar and Kenneth Buttrey on drums, both of whom had appeared on Dylan's previous album, Blonde on Blonde. Whatever you want from me Well, you got a, you got a way that you're making me I'll be your baby tonight. About I'll Be Your Baby Tonight "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" is a 1967 song by Bob Dylan first released on John Wesley Harding. Close your eyes, close the door, You don't have to worry any more. Close your eyes, close the door You don't have to worry any more I'll be your baby tonight Shut the light, shut the shade You don't have to be … View full lyrics Scrobble Stats ? I'll be your baby tonight. I'll be there in a hurry Whatever you want from me Free printable and easy chords for song by Ub40 - Ill Be Your Baby Tonight. What is scrobbling? Scrobbling is when Last.fm tracks the music you listen to and automatically adds it to your music profile. Dylan sang it at the Isle of Wight and loads of people have covered it since. Writer(s): Bob Dylan. I'll be your baby tonight. He could write Desolation Row and bubbly pop songs – and do both brilliantly. Dylan moves on. I went outta my mind Well, that mockingbird's gonna sail away We're gonna forget it That big, fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon But we're gonna let it You won't regret it. And baby, you hold the cards Outro | F | … And ain't it the truth, boy I will fly for you, baby You won’t regret it. Writer(s): Bob Dylan . I'm not in no hurry But it is also a beautiful song that stays in the mind. Your email address will not be published. Mercy Mercy Me / I Want You. [Chorus] Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Have the couple already had that drink he’s offering. I'm your baby tonight. Hold on and enjoy the ride We Made It Happen Sweetheart Tracklist. I’ll be your baby tonight, What we can say for sure is that it presages Tonight I’ll be Staying Here With You which closed the next album – Nashville Skyline. I'll be down for you, baby You've given me ecstasy You are my fantasy I’LL BE YOUR BABY TONIGHT-Bob Dylan 4/4 1234 12 (without intro) Intro: | | | | | Close your eyes, close the door, you don't have to worry any more I'll be your baby to-night. I'll be your baby tonight Well, that mockingbird's gonna sail away We're gonna forget it That big, fat moon is gonna shine like a spoon But we're gonna let it You won't regret it Kick your shoes off, do not fear Bring that bottle over here I'll be your baby tonight Submit Corrections. Whatever I do, boy I'm your baby tonight AZLyrics. I’ll deal with that song later, but here’s the taster just to remind you…, Throw my ticket out the window I'm Your Baby Tonight is the third studio album of American singer Whitney Houston released on November 6, 1990 by Arista Records. [Bridge 1] Be my baby (4x) I'll be your baby tonight. It’s all over in 18 words across 16 bars, and then we have it again. I'm your baby tonight album: "Don't Explain" (1990) Your Mother Should Have Told You. You got the magic Throw my troubles out the door Close your eyes, close the door [Chorus] Baby, decide You are my fantasy It is basically great fun, which is indeed how a song should be. Greatest Hits Tracklist. Shut the light shut the shade You don't have to be afraid I'll be your baby tonight. “I’m Your Baby Tonight” is the title song from Whitney Houston’s 1990 third album. Learn more Recent Listening Trend. From the second you touched me But why I wondered, a mockingbird? I really don’t know but then bird life was never my strong suit. As every review says, it was recorded in 1967 and has Peter Drake on guitar. This song features Pete Drake on pedal steel guitar. You Can't Get Enough Of A Good Thing. From the moment I saw you The Lady's Not for Sale Tracklist. ’Cause tonight I’ll be staying here with you. I'm your baby tonight “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight” and the song that precedes it “Down along the cove” appear to have little to do with the rest of the John Wesley Harding LP, either musically or in terms of sentiment, style, storytelling and lyrics. If you are interested, we are a portal to all the great information related to this topic. I'm your baby tonight Light Years. Baby, let's fly Mess Around. I recall Burl Ives covered “I’ll be your baby tonight” as did Maria Muldaur.