Song facts: The melody of  “Don’t Think Twice, It’s Alright” is based on an older song, “Who’s Gonna Buy Your Chickens When I’m Gone”, which was taught to Bob Dylan by the folksinger Paul Clayton.

Harmonica type: diatonic

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It ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
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It don't matter, anyhow
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And it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe
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If you don't know by now
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When your rooster crows at the break of dawn
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Look out your window and I'll be gone
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You're the reason I'm travellin' on
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Don't think twice, it's all right

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It ain't no use in turnin' on your light, babe 
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That light I never know
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And it ain't no use in turnin' on your light
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Babe
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I'm on the dark side of the road
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Still I wish there was somethin' 
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You would do or say
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To try and make me change my mind and stay
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We never did too much talkin' anyway 
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So don't think twice, it's all right

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It ain't no use in callin' out my name, gal 
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Like you never did before
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It ain't no use in callin' out my name, gal 
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I can't hear you anymore
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I'm a-thinkin' and a-wonderin' 
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All the way down the road
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I once loved a woman, a child I'm told
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I gave her my heart, but she wanted my soul
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But don't think twice, it's all right

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I'm walkin' down that long, lonesome road, babe 
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Where I'm bound, I can't tell
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But goodbye's too good a word, gal
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So I'll just say fare thee well
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I ain't sayin' you treated me unkind
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You could have done better, but I don't mind
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You just kinda wasted my precious time
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But don't think twice, it's all right

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