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
Sandy Denny covered the song on her 1971 album The North Star Grassman and the Ravens, 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".