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Dylan Covers (& Mentions)
 
 
Bob Dylan songs covered by other artists (in this time-frame) and songs about Dylan (a few modern references).
If you want to browse through 30,000+ covers, check the link at the end.

The songs that came out of Big Pink are separatd for ease of finding.


All Along The Watchtower Jimi Hendrix Experience (Electric Ladyland) 9/68
All I Really Want To Do The Byrds (Mr Tambourine Man) 6/65
Ballad Of A Thin Man
   as Mr Jones (A Ballad Of A Thin Man)
The Grass Roots (45) 10/65
Blowin' In The Wind Peter, Paul & Mary (45) 6/63
  Stevie Wonder (45) 6/66
Bob Dylan's Dream Peter, Paul & Mary (Album 1700) 3/67
Chimes Of Freedom The Byrds (Mr Tambourine Man) 6/65
Country Pie/Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 The Nice (Five Bridges) 5/70
Daddy You've Been On My Mind Joan Baez (Farewell, Angelina) 10/65
  Judy Collins (Fifth Album) 11/65
  Linda Ronstadt (Hand Sown Home Grown) 3/69
Dear Landlord Joe Cocker (Joe Cocker!) 10/69
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right Peter, Paul & Mary (In The Wind) 10/63
  Joan Baez (In Concert, Part 2) 11/63
Farewell Judy Collins (#3) 6/63
Farewell, Angelina Joan Baez (Farewell, Angelina) 6/63
Girl From The North Country The Blue Things (The Blue Things) 9/66
  Joe Cocker (Mad Dogs & Englishmen) 8/70
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall Joan Baez (Farewell, Angelina) 8/69
  Leon Russell (& The Shelter People) 8/69
Highway 61 Revisited/Friends Terry Reid (Terry Reid) 8/69
Highway 61 Revisited Johnny Winter (Second Winter) 10/69
I Am A Lonesome Hobo Brian Auger & The Trinity with Julie Driscoll (French 45) ?/67
I Don't Believe You Ian & Sylvia (Lovin' Sound) 4/67
I'd Have You Anytime George Harrison (All Things Must Pass) 11/70
I'll Be Your Baby Tonight Linda Ronstadt (Hand Sown Home Grown) 3/69
I'll Keep It With Mine Judy Collins (45) 3/66
  Nico (Chelsea Girl) 10/67
  Fairport Convention (Fairport Convention) 7/69
I Pity The Poor Immigrant Richie Havens (1983) 11/68
  Judy Collins (Who Knows Where the Time Goes) 11/68
If Not For You George Harrison (All Things Must Pass) 11/70
If You Gotta Go, Go Now Manfred Mann (45) 8/65
  Lyme & Cybelle [Warren Zevon & Violet Santangelo] (45) 5/66
  Fairport Convention (Unhalfbricking)  (in French) 11/69
  Flying Burrito Brothers (Burrito Deluxe) 5/70
  Stoneground (Family Album) 11/71
  The Byrds (Ballad Of Easy Rider) 10/69
It's All Over Now Baby Blue as Baby Blue Barry McGuire (Eve Of Destruction) ?/65
  Grateful Dead (Vintage) ?/66
  West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band (Volume 1) ?/66
  Them (Again) 4/66
  The Byrds (Ballad Of Easy Rider) 4/66
  as Baby Blue The 13th Floor Elevators (Easter Everywhere) 11/66
  Druids Of Stonehenge (Creation) ?/68
  as Baby Blue The Chocolate Watchband (The Inner Mystique) 2/68
  as Baby Blue Richie Havens (Stonehenge) 1/70
It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) Roger McGuinn (Easy Rider Soundtrack) ?/69
It Ain't Me Babe Joan Baez (5) 10/64
  The Turtles (It Ain't Me Babe) 5/65
It Takes A Lot To Laugh, Al Kooper-Stephen Stills (Super Session) 7/68
   It Takes A Train To Cry Blue Cheer (New! Improved!) 3/69
  Martha Velez (Fiends & Angels) 8/69
  Leon Russell ((And The Shelter People) 5/71
  Stoneground (Family Album) ?/71
Just Like A Woman Manfred Mann (45) 7/66
  Richie Havens (Mixed Bag) 11/67
  Joe Cocker (With A Little Help From My Friends) 5/69
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues Gordon Lightfoot (45) 10/65
  Judy Collins (In My Life) 11/66
  West (West) ?/68
  Judy Collins (Living) different recording 11/71
Lay Down Your Weary Tune The Byrds (Turn! Turn! Turn!) 1/66
  Jim & Jean (Changes) ?/66
Lay Lady Lay The Byrds (45) 5/69
Like A Rolling Stone The Turtles (It Ain't Me Babe) 9/65
  The Young Rascals (The Young Rascals) 3/66
  Rotary Connection (Rotary Connection) 2/68
  Jimi Hendrix Experience (Historic Performances At Monterey...) 8/70
The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll Judy Collins (Concert) 10/64
Love Is Just A Four-Letter Word Joan Baez (Carry It On Original Sound Track Album) ?/71
Love Minus Zero/No Limit The Turtles (It Ain't Me Babe) 9/65
  The Leaves (45) ?/65
Maggie's Farm Richie Havens (Something Else Again) 2/68
Masters Of War Judy Collins (#3) 6/63
  as Old Masters Leon Russell (Leon Russell) 3/70
Mr Tambourine Man The Byrds (Mr Tambourine Man) 6/65
  Judy Collins (Fifth Album) 11/65
  The Byrds (Pre-Flyte) 9/69
  The Byrds (Untitled) 9/70
My Back Pages The Byrds (Younger Than Yesterday) 7/67
  The Nice (Elegy) 4/71
One Too Many Mornings The Beau Brummels (45) 4/66
  Jaime Brockett (Remember The Wind And The Rain) 10/68
One Too Many Mornings/Sing
   A Happy Song
Sir Douglas Quintet (Together After Five) ?/70
Only A Hobo Rod Stewart (Gasoline Alley) 5/70
Outlaw Blues The Great Society (Conspicuous Only In Its Absence) rec 65 9/68
Percy's Song Fairport Convention (Unhalfbricking) 11/69
  Arlo Guthrie (Washington County) 8/70
Positively 4th Street The Byrds (Untitled) 9/70
Quit Your Lowdown Ways Peter, Paul & Mary (In The Wind) 10/63
She Belongs To Me West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band (Volume 1) ?/66
  The Nice (Nice) 6/69
  Billy Preston (That's The Way God Planned It) 9/69
Spanish Harlem Incident The Byrds (Mr Tambourine Man) 6/65
The Times They Are A-Changin' Peter, Paul & Mary (In Concert) 7/64
  Simon & Garfunkel (Wednesday Morning 3AM) 11/65
  The Beach Boys (Party!) 11/65
  The Byrds ((Turn! Turn! Turn!) 1/66
Time Passes Slowly Judy Collins (Whales & Nightingales) 11/70
To Ramona Flying Burrito Brothers (The Flying Burrito Bros.) 6/71
Tomorrow Is A Long Time Ian & Sylvia (Four Strong Winds) ?/63
  Judy Collins (Fifth Album) 11/65
  Elvis Presley (Spinout soundtrack bonus) * 11/66
  (medley with If I Needed Someone) Street (Street) 6/68
  Rod Stewart (Every Picture Tells a Story) 5/71
When I Paint My Masterpiece The Band (Cahoots) 9/71
When The Ship Comes In Peter, Paul & Mary (A Song Will Rise) 5/65
Wicked Messenger Faces (First Step) 4/70
With God On Our Side Joan Baez (In Concert, Part 2) 11/63
  Manfred Mann (My Little Red Book Of Winners) 9/65

*Note: In a 1969 Rolling Stone interview, Bob said that this was one of the covers he "treasured the most."
 


Songs From Big Pink:
Down In The Flood Sandy Denny (The North Star Grassman And The Ravens) 10/71
I Shall Be Released The Band (Music From Big Pink) 7/68
  Peter, Paul & Mary (Late Again) 8/68
  Joe Cocker (With A Little Help From My Friends) 5/69
  Pearls Before Swine (These Things Too) 8/69
  Joan Baez (Carry It On Original Sound Track Album) ?/71
The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo) Manfred Mann (The Mighty Quinn) 5/68
  Ian & Sylvia (Nashville) 6/68
Million Dollar Bash Fairport Convention (Unhalfbricking) 11/69
Nothing Was Delivered The Byrds (Sweetheart Of The Rodeo) 7/68
Open The Door, Homer Thunderclap Newman (Hollywood Dream) 9/70
Tears Of Rage(Manuel cowriter) Ian & Sylvia (Full Circle) 6/68
  The Band (Music From Big Pink) 7/68
  Gene Clark (White Light) 8/71
This Wheel's On Fire(Danko cowriter) Brian Auger & The Trinity with Julie Driscoll (45) 5/68
  Ian & Sylvia (Nashville) 6/68
  The Band (Music From Big Pink) 7/68
  The Byrds (Dr Byrds & Mr Hyde) 2/69
  Leslie West (Mountain) 7/69
Too Much Of Nothing Spooky Tooth (It's All About) 6/68
  Peter, Paul & Mary (Late Again) 8/68
  Fotheringay (Fotheringay) 8/70
You Ain't Going Nowhere The Byrds (Sweetheart Of The Rodeo) 7/68

 

Over at , texas_vinyl put together this list: Basement Noise - Basement Tapes Covers.

 


Entire albums:
Odetta Sings Dylan Odetta ?/65
How Many Seas Must A White Dove Sail Linda Mason ?/65
Duane Eddy Does Bob Dylan
  (instrumental versions)
Duane Eddy ?/65
Mr 12 String Guitar
  (instrumental versions)
Glen Campbell ?/66
Dylan Jazz The Gene Norman Group ?/66
Sebastian Cabot, Actor; Bob Dylan, Poet:
  A Dramatic Reading With Music
Sebastian Cabot ?/67
Any Day Now Joan Baez 1/69
Words And Music by Bob Dylan† The Hollies ?/69
Lo & Behold† Coulson, Dean, McGuinness, Flint ?/72
The Byrds Play Dylan
  (from regular albums and singles)
The Byrds ?/79

Note: † these records contain songs from Big Pink

 

(& Mentions)
"I think Bob Dylan said that" The Animals, (Story of Bo Diddley), Animal Tracks 1964
"Bobby Dylan he sat, the Mad Hatter..." Donovan, (The Trip), Sunshine Superman 1966
"... smiling face of an unknown
   Bob Dylan"
Eric Burdon & The Animals, (New York 1963-America 1968),
   Every One Of Us
1968
"... just like Dylan's Mr Jones" The Beatles, (Yer Blues), The Beatles 1968
"I don't believe in Zimmerman" John Lennon, (God), Plastic Ono Band 1970
"I asked Bobby Dylan" The Who, (The Seeker), Decca 32670 (45) 1970
"I was in love with Bobby Dylan " Generation X, Ready Steady Go, Generation X 1978
"You're invisible ... Bob Dylan said that" Neil Young, Bandit, Greendale 2003
 
Tell Us Dylan The Sandals, World Pacific 77852 (45) 1966
The Hustler Eric Andersen, (’Bout Changes & Things) 1966
Song For Bob Dylan David Bowie, (Hunky Dory) 1968
Ballad Of Bob Dylan David Peel (The Pope Smokes Dope) 1972
Diamonds And Rust Joan Baez, Diamonds & Rust 1975
  Judas Priest, Sin After Sin 1977
Mr Jones Talking Heads, Naked 1981
Talking Woody, Bob, Bruce & Dan Blues Dan Bern, Smartie Mine 1981
Talking New Bob Dylan Loudon Wainwright III, History 1992

Links!  

Dylancover.com: The songs of Dylan as performed by others
As with so many worthwhile things in the Internet Tubes, this amazing site is gone (damn!). Try this lame link as a substitute.
Or this swell substitute, Second Hand Songs (which is a fun site to browse, too!)

 


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