I was going to post a link to this video of John Martyn at Cropredy when I heard the sad news, but the truth is, it doesn't do anyone justice.

So listen to the version John Martyn did with Levon Helm instead.

And as an aside, why does Bob Dylan's similarly-paced version1 sound merely plodding, while Martyn and Helm manage to make it sound, oh, I don't know, majestic?

  1. I’m not sure Levon was even there; he is certainly not much in evidence if he was. He wasn’t

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