Subterranean Homesick Blues
Bob Dylan
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Johnny's in the basement
Mixing up the medicine
I'm on the pavement
Thinking about the government

The man in the trench coat
Badge out, laid off
Says he's got a bad cough
Wants to get it paid off

Look out kid
It's somethin' you did
God knows when
But you're doin' it again
1965
39
Year
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 39 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1965
  • peaked at No. 9 on the UK Singles chart in 1965
  • the song was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • ranks #340 on Rolling Stone magazine's 2010 list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
  • from the album Bringing It All Back Home (1965)
  • Dylan's first charted hit on the Hot 100
  • written by Bob Dylan
  • produced by Tom Wilson
  • recorded at Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, NY
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