Down in the Flood

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"Down in the Flood"
Song by Bob Dylan from the album Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. II
Published 1967
Released November 17, 1971
Recorded September 24, 1971
Genre Folk rock
Writer Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. II track listing
"You Ain't Goin' Nowhere"
"Down in the Flood"
"Down in the Flood"
Song by The Derek Trucks Band from the album Already Free
Published 2008
Released November 4, 2008
Genre Blues rock, Jam rock
Label Legacy Recordings
Writer Bob Dylan
Already Free track listing
"Down in the Flood"
Something To Make You Happy

Down in the Flood is a song by Bob Dylan, copyrighted and originally recorded by Dylan in 1967 with The Band. This version was later released on the 1975 album The Basement Tapes. Dylan re-recorded the song with Happy Traum using slightly different chords for his 1971 compilation album, Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. II. A third official version was a 2003 re-recording featured on the album, Masked & Anonymous: Music from the Motion Picture, the soundtrack to the film Masked & Anonymous. A live version performed with The Band was released on the 2001 reissue of Rock Of Ages

Cover versions[edit]

Sandy Denny covered the song on her 1971 album The North Star Grassman and the Ravens,[1] as did The Derek Trucks Band for their 2009 Grammy Award-winning album Already Free. Blood, Sweat & Tears also covered the song on their fifth album, New Blood released in 1972 with Jerry Fisher singing lead.

Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs also covered the song on their 1968 album, "Changin' Times".


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