I Shall Be Released (original lyrics)

~ Song

Annotation

Work status:

  • First copyright date: 1967-10-09
  • Copyright renewed in 1967
Annotation last modified on 2012-01-06 08:18 UTC.

Relationships

composer: Bob Dylan (1967)
lyricist: Bob Dylan (1967)
publisher: Dwarf Music (1967 –)
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/5289 [info]
Wikidata: Q3044951 [info]
later translated versions: Jag ska bli fri
Nous serons libres
later versions: Brand New Day
I Shall Be Released (1986 lyrics (only used in 1986 shows; 1987 and later, use the original version))

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1969-08-15 – 1969-08-18 I Shall Be Released (live, 1969-08-15/8: Woodstock Music Festival, Bethel, NY, USA) cover and live Joe Cocker 5:47
1969-08-17 I Shall Be Released (live, 1969-08-17: Woodstock Music Festival, Bethel, NY, USA) live The Band 3:50
1971-12-31 I Shall Be Released (live: 1971-12-31: Academy Of Music, New York City, NY, USA) live The Band ?:??
1971-12 I Shall Be Released (live, 1971-12: Academy of Music, New York, NY, USA) live The Band 4:04
1974-01-04 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-04: Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-06 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-06, evening show: The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-06 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-06, afternoon show: The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA) live The Band 3:24
1974-01-09 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-09: Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-10 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-10: Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON, Canada) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-11 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-11: Forum de Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-14 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-14, afternoon show: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA (PA source)) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-14 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-14, evening show: Boston Gardens, Boston, MA, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-15 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-15: Capitol Center, Largo, MD, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-16 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-16: Capitol Center, Largo, MD, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-17 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-17: Coliseum, Charlotte, NC, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-19 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-19, afternoon show: Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, FL, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-19 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-19, evening show: Hollywood Sportatorium, Hollywood, FL, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-21 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-21: Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-23 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-23: Mid-south Coliseum, Memphis, TN, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-28 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-28: Nassau County Coliseum, Nassau, NY, USA) live The Band ?:??
1974-01-29 I Shall Be Released (1974-01-29: Nassau County Coliseum, Uniondale, NY, USA) live The Band ?:??
1975-07 – 1975-08 I Shall Be Released cover and live Joan Baez 2:15
1975-11-26 I Shall Be Released (1975-11-26: The Civic Center, Augusta, ME, USA) live Joan Baez & Bob Dylan ?:??
1976-11-25 I Shall Be Released (live, 1976-11-25: "The Last Waltz", Winterland Arena, San Francisco, CA, USA) live The Band 3:53
1978-04-01 I Shall Be Released (live, 1978-04-01: Randwick Park, Sydney, Australia) live Bob Dylan ?:??
1979-04-04 I Shall Be Released cover and live Tom Robinson Band 4:19
1981 I Shall Be Released (live, 1981: Amnesty International Gala, Theatre Royal, London, UK) cover and live The Secret Police 9:20
1986-06-15 I Shall Be Released (live, 1986-06-15: Giants Stadium, Meadowlands, NJ, USA) cover and live The Amnesty Allstars 7:55
1987-04-04 I Shall Be Released (live: 1987-04-04: Arizona State University Activity Center, Tempe, AZ, USA) cover and live U2 ?:??
1987-04-20 I Shall Be Released (1987-04-20: Sports Arena, Los Angeles, CA, USA) cover and live U2 ?:??
1989-06-15 I Shall Be Released (1989-06-15: Palacio de Los Deportes, Madrid, Spain) live Bob Dylan ?:??
1989-07-19 I Shall Be Released (1989-07-19: Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, MD, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
1992-10-16 I Shall Be Released (live, 1992-10-16: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY, USA) cover and live Chrissie Hynde 4:26
1995-03-30 I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan feat. Elvis Costello 6:22
2005-07-31 I Shall Be Released (2005-07-31: Les Schwab Amphitheatre, Bend, OR, USA) live Bob Dylan 5:50
2008-10-26 I Shall Be Released (live, 2008-10-26: Bridge School Benefit, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA, USA) cover and live Wilco ?:??
2012-04 I Shall Be Released cover and instrumental Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran 5:07
I Shall Be Released live The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released live The Band 4:18
I Shall Be Released The Band 3:12
I Shall Be Released live The Band 7:16
I Shall Be Released The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan & The Band 3:50
I Shall Be Released The Band 3:14
I Shall Be Released live The Band 4:00
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan / The Band 3:52
I Shall Be Released live The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan & The Band 3:50
I Shall Be Released live The Band 3:37
I Shall Be Released The Band 3:15
I Shall Be Released cover The Killers ?:??
I Shall Be Released cover Mike Mullins 3:41
I Shall Be Released cover and instrumental The Grassmasters 2:58
I Shall Be Released cover Joan Baez 3:57
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 3:56
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 3:04
I Shall Be Released cover Tom Robinson Band 4:34
I Shall Be Released Bobby McFerrin 4:33
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:36
I Shall Be Released cover Aaron Neville 4:09
I Shall Be Released cover Wilco & Fleet Foxes 3:48
I Shall Be Released ("basement tape" sessions) Bob Dylan & The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1978-10-31: Civic Center, St. Paul, MN, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1990-01-30: Theatre de Grand Rex, Paris, France (LTB source)) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan & Joan Baez ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1997-04-20: William T. Boylan Gymnasium-Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1978-10-27: Wings Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan feat. Elvis Costello 5:47
I Shall Be Released (1990-06-27, Laugardalsholl, Reykjavik, Iceland) live Bob Dylan 5:04
I Shall Be Released (1978-12-10: Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1995-07-07: Freilichtbühne, Glauchau, Germany) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1978-11-29: L.S.U. Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan feat. Carole King, Eric Clapton & Van Morrison 5:54
I Shall Be Released (1988-07-18: Meadowbrook Music Theatre, Oakland University, Rochester Hills, MI, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1995-03-31: Brixton Academy, London, England) live Bob Dylan feat. Elvis Costello 5:36
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan feat. Happy Traum ?:??
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan feat. Joan Baez 4:02
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan feat. Joan Baez 4:32
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan feat. Van Morrison & Joni Mitchell 5:32
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan & The Band 3:50
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan with Joan Baez 4:34
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 4:24
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan with Elvis Costello 6:21
I Shall Be Released cover Joan Baez 3:33
I Shall Be Released cover Bryan Adams, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Joan Baez, The Neville Brothers, The Police & U2 7:55
I Shall Be Released Tom Robinson Band 4:37
I Shall Be Released ("basement tape" sessions) Bob Dylan & The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released ("basement tape" sessions) Bob Dylan & The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released ("basement tape" sessions) Bob Dylan & The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released (2001-11-10: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH, USA) live Bob Dylan 5:24
I Shall Be Released (1995-03-15: Unterfrankenhalle, Aschaffenburg, Germany) live Bob Dylan 6:15
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 4:04
I Shall Be Released cover and instrumental Vitamin String Quartet 3:11
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:36
I Shall Be Released cover Maroon 5 4:09
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 feat. Bob Dylan 7:47
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 5:55
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 5:11
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 6:22
I Shall Be Released cover Jack Johnson 4:11
I Shall Be Released cover Tom Robinson Band 4:37
I Shall Be Released cover The Mighty Diamonds 3:57
I Shall Be Released cover Steel Train 4:52
I Shall Be Released (live: Kōkua Festival, HI, USA) cover and live Jack Johnson, Eddie Vedder & Zach Gill 4:44
I Shall Be Released cover クラムボン 3:35
I Shall Be Released cover and live The Secret Police 9:18
I Shall Be Released cover Ange Takats 3:48
I Shall Be Released cover Dave Stewart 4:30
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 3:02
I Shall Be Released cover The Box Tops 2:49
I Shall Be Released The Band 3:13
I Shall Be Released live The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan & The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released The Band 3:14
I Shall Be Released live The Band 4:00
I Shall Be Released live The Band 5:26
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan & The Band 3:55
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan with The Band, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr, Neil Young, Paul Butterfield, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Hawkins, Dr. John, Joni Mitchell, Van Morrison, Muddy Waters, Ronnie Wood, Neil Diamond, Bobby Charles & The Staple Singers 3:20
I Shall Be Released The Band ?:??
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 5:41
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 31:02
I Shall Be Released cover Chatham County Line 4:39
I Shall Be Released cover and live Zac Brown Band 6:04
I Shall Be Released The Band 3:14
I Shall Be Released Nina Simone 3:57
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:36
I Shall Be Released cover and live Joe Cocker 6:00
I Shall Be Released (remix) live Bob Dylan & The Band 3:52
I Shall Be Released cover The Everymen 5:17
I Shall Be Released cover Beth Rowley 3:51
I Shall Be Released cover The Brothers and Sisters 4:10
I Shall Be Released cover Joan Baez 2:15
I Shall Be Released cover Boz 2:49
I Shall Be Released cover Tom Robinson Band 4:34
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 3:06
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 4:01
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 4:49
I Shall Be Released ("basement tapes" sessions) Bob Dylan 3:48
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 3:30
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan & The Band 3:37
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 4:36
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 4:36
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 6:31
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 6:30
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 5:49
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan 6:13
I Shall Be Released live Van Morrison & Bob Dylan 5:13
I Shall Be Released (1990-08-20: Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, BC, Canada) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 3:02
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released ("basement tapes" sessions) Bob Dylan 3:56
I Shall Be Released live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1978-06-26: Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, West Germany) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1989-06-16: Palacio Municipal Deportes Montjuíc, Barcelona, Spain) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1989-06-22: Stadio di Ardenza, Livorno, Italy) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1989-06-11: Vorst National, Brussels, Belgium) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1989-06-07: International Arena, National Exhibition Center, Birmingham, England, UK) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1978-12-12: The Omni, Atlanta, GA, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1990-06-30: Kalvøya-Festivalen, Kalvøya, Sandvika, Norway) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1991-04-20: Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Pelham, AL, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1990-07-07: Torhout-Werchter Rock Festival, Torhout, Belgium) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan 3:04
I Shall Be Released (1994-08-14: Woodstock '94, North Stage, Saugerties, NY, USA) live Bob Dylan 6:35
I Shall Be Released (2001-07-10: Piazza Duomo, Brescia, Italy) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (2008-06-07: Stodola, Warsaw, Poland) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (1989-05-27: Christinehofs Slottspark, Andrarum, Sweden) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released cover Joan Baez 3:57
I Shall Be Released cover and live Jackie Greene & Sal Valentino 6:13
I Shall Be Released cover Wilco & Fleet Foxes 3:25
I Shall Be Released cover Nina Simone 3:55
I Shall Be Released cover Tom Robinson Band 4:11
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 5:25
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:34
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:36
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:37
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:42
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:37
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:38
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:35
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:36
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:36
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:37
I Shall Be Released cover Joe Cocker 4:30
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 5:55
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 5:24
I Shall Be Released cover U2 feat. Peter Gabriel, Sting, Bryan Adams & Lou Reed 7:46
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 ?:??
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 4:19
I Shall Be Released cover U2 6:30
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 5:34
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 4:17
I Shall Be Released cover and live U2 5:39
I Shall Be Released (5.1 mix) The Band 3:14
I Shall Be Released (acoustic) (2001-11-03: Municipal Auditorium, Nashville, TN, USA) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (acoustic) (2000-10-01: Halle Munsterland, Muster, Germany) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (finale) live The Band 4:50
I Shall Be Released (Finale) live The Band 4:34
I Shall Be Released (informal recording) cover Elvis Presley 0:48
I Shall Be Released (live: 2005-07-16: Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA, USA) (2005-11-18: Birmingham 2005: NEC Arena, Birmingham, England, UK) live Bob Dylan ?:??
I Shall Be Released (live) live The Band 4:01
I Shall Be Released (live) cover and live Zac Brown Band 5:19
I Shall Be Released (live) cover and live U2, Peter Gabriel, Sting, Bryan Adams & Lou Reed 7:50
I Shall Be Released (outtake) Bob Dylan 3:56
I Shall Be Released (restored version) Bob Dylan & The Band 3:55
I Shall Be Released (take 1) Bob Dylan and The Band 4:02
I Shall Be Released (take 1) Bob Dylan & The Band 4:04
I Shell Be Released cover U2 4:51