Tangled Up in Blue – Bob Dylan

Tangled Up in Blue

This is my arrangement of the Bob Dylan classic, Tangled Up in Blue, from his acclaimed Blood on the Tracks album. I mostly just followed the original arrangement for the version found on the album, but eliminated the E chords (substituting A in one instance) to make it easier to play on ukulele. The song isn’t really hard to play as the same chord progression is used for every verse.

In live performances Dylan has changed and rearranged much of the lyrics (and sometimes the music) as he does with many of his songs. The lyrics in the above arrangement are those found on the original album, though when I perform it myself I often use some of Dylan’s alternate lyrics, some of which can be found here.

Here is a video of me playing TIB and here a live Dylan performance from the mid-70s, both with alternate lyrics.

The original can be downloaded from Amazon.com here.

Elijah Wilbury

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