dinsdag 29 september 2015

Bob Dylan/Eric Clapton Not Dark Yet













"Not Dark Yet" is een song van Bob Dylan, komt van zijn album uit 1997 Time Out of Mind en kwam uit als single op 2 Maart 1998. Het staat ook op het album The Passion of the Christ: Songs Inspired By,en op de soundtrack van de film Wonder Boys "Not Dark Yet" word ook gespeeld op het einde van de dokumentaire Why We Fight. Het nummer is o.a gecoverd door Robyn Hitchcock voor zijn album met Dylan covers uit 2002 Robyn Sings.


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World Arena, Colorado Springs, CO, USA Date: Sunday, 6th June 1999

De Clapton interpetaties van Dylan songs weet ik altijd erg te waarderen,dit is weer zo,n voorbeeld.


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Eric Clapton Not Dark Yet Liverpool Echo Arena 13th May 2009


Not Dark Yet

Shadows are falling and I've been here all day
It's too hot to sleep time is running away
Feel like my soul has turned into steel
I've still got the scars that the sun didn't heal
There's not even room enough to be anywhere
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there
Well my sense of humanity has gone down the drain
Behind every beautiful thing there's been some kind of pain
She wrote me a letter and she wrote it so kind
She put down in writing what was in her mind
I just don't see why I should even care
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there
Well, I've been to London and I've been to gay Paree
I've followed the river and I got to the sea
I've been down on the bottom of a world full of lies
I ain't looking for nothing in anyone's eyes
Sometimes my burden seems more than I can bear
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there
I was born here and I'll die here against my will
I know it looks like I'm moving, but I'm standing still
Every nerve in my body is so vacant and numb
I can't even remember what it was I came here to get away from
Don't even hear a murmur of a prayer
It's not dark yet, but it's getting there.
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