Song facts: Dylan has said that whenever he sings “All Along the Watchtower” he feels as though it’s a tribute to Jimi Hendrix, even though it was Dylan who wrote and first recorded the song.

Harmonica type: diatonic

Verse 1
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There must be some kind of way outta here
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Said the joker to the thief
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There's too much confusion
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I can't get no relief
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Business men, they drink my wine
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Plowmen dig my earth
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None will level on the line
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Nobody offered his word

Verse 2
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No reason to get excited
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The thief, he kindly spoke
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There are many here among us
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Who feel that life is but a joke
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But you and I, we've been through that
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And this is not our fate
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So let us stop talkin' falsely now
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The hour's getting late

Verse 3
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All a-long the watchtow-er
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Princes kept the view
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While all the women came and went
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Barefoot servants, too
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Outside in the cold dis - tance
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A wildcat did growl
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Two riders were approaching
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And the wind began to howl

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