Dating during 1960s
(And in fact a pop-oriented cover by Manfred Mann got to #2 in 1965 in Britain; an even more unlikely French-language cover by Fairport Convention, "Si Tu Dois Partir," made #21 in the UK in 1969.) The decision not only not to put it out as a single, but not to release it at all, is one of many such curious decisions on the part of Dylan and Columbia throughout the singer's career.Incidentally, Manfred Mann and Fairport Convention were not the only well-known performers to give the song an airing.Also the co-producer, with the Mamas & the Papas' John Phillips, of the Monterey Pop Festival.9.Sis Cunningham & Gordon Freisen: The husband-and-wife team that co-founded Broadside, the magazine that helped give major 1960s songwriters -- and future folk-rockers -- Bob Dylan, Janis Ian, Tom Paxton, Eric Andersen, the Fugs, Phil Ochs, and Richard Farina their start by printing their songs and in some instances making some of their early recordings.12.Shel Talmy: Far more famous as the producer of the early hits by the Kinks and the Who, but also a major contributor to British folk-rock as producer for the Pentangle, Bert Jansch, Roy Harper, and Ralph Mc Tell.13.Nik Venet (sometimes spelled Nick Venet): In the late 1960s, producer of laid-back folk-rockers and antecedents of Southern California country-rock and soft rock, including Fred Neil, Hearts and Flowers, Linda Ronstadt & the Stone Poneys, and John Stewart.14.A great cover of a Richard & Mimi Farina song with an ascending harpsichord riff, barrelhouse honky-tonk piano, and convincing rock'n'roll vocals that totally outdistances the original.
The song that, as the critical phrase went, rocked the Bible and got away with it.4.
From their classic Surrealistic Pillow album, with Jerry Garcia contributing guitar.
Judy Collins, "Hard Lovin' Loser." Yet another hit single that should have been, from her In My Life album.
Erik Jacobsen: Folk banjo player turned producer, he produced the earliest and best recordings by the Lovin' Spoonful and Tim Hardin, as well as some obscure folk-rock by the Charlatans, Jerry Yester, and a pre-Mamas and the Papas Cass Elliot.15.
Bill Lee: Bassist for innumerable folk records of the early and mid-1960s, including ones for Ian & Sylvia, Judy Collins, and Odetta, popularizing the concept of adding accompaniment to folk sessions. Naomi Hirshhorn: Invested ,000 for a five percent interest in the then-unknown Byrds as they were starting, enabling them to finally buy state-of-the-art instruments, including a 12-string Rickenbacker guitar for Roger Mc Guinn, a Fender bass for Chris Hillman (who was previously using a cheap Japanese bass) and a full drum kit for Michael Clark (who was previously using cardboard boxes! Phil Ochs, "I Ain't Marchin' Anymore" (1966 electric single version).