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The song was originally recorded during the Time Out of Mind Hustle Op - ScarLenn - Uit Het Oor, Uit Het Hart (File, Album) demo sessions in Fall ; official album sessions in Januarybut it was ultimately left off the album.
Dylan rerecorded the song for Love and Theft in May Described as having beauty and gravitas, the song features a pop chord progression and with a riff and lyrical theme similar to " Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again ". Three outtakes of the song from the Time Out Of Mind sessions were included in Dylan's "official" bootleg album Tell Tale Signs: Rare and Unreleased — two versions on the generally released discs and one on a bonus disc included with the Deluxe Edition of the album.
Dylan offered the song to Sheryl Crow who recorded it for her The Globe Sessionsreleased inbefore Dylan revisited it for Love and Theft. Crow's version reworked the song's melody, phrasing, and arrangement, and has been described contrastingly as "remarkable"  and as "forgettable, head-bopping pop".
InRolling Stone named "Mississippi" the 17th best song of the decade, calling it "A drifter's love song that seems to sum up Dylan's entire career, and a rambling classic that ranks up there with ' Tangled Up in Blue '.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the Pussycat Dutch band song released insee Mississippi song. Retrieved Rolling Stone. American Songwriter. Bob Dylan. Discography Awards Bibliography Songs written by Dylan. Book Category. Sheryl Mississippi Rolling Stone - Various - Soul Collection Vol. 4 . Discography Awards and nominations Charles A.
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