Rock Me Mama

Words and music Bob Dylan
Recorded during the sessions for Pat Garret & Billy The Kid (Feb 1973)
Tabbed and transcribed by Eyolf Østrem

The words are absolutely not clear. Brackets mean that I can't hear what he's singing, and whatever is within them is only an approximation to the sounds I hear, just to have something there to sing. Words outside the brackets are slightly more certain, but only slightly.

At least the chords are clear.


G   D
[...]
G                       C
Don't go looking at the moon tonight,
   G                      D
ah don't get [...] by the moon tonight
C       G
no way

[Hey my molly won't you say goodbye]
[...] wondring why
I know it's alright but I don't cry
no way

G                   D
Rock me mama to the wind and rain,
G                   C
Rock me mama like a fast bound train
G     D
Hey,
      C         G
mama, rock me.

Rock me mama, like a wagon wheel
Rock me mama any way you feel
Hey,
mama, rock me.

Rock me mama to the wind and rain,
Rock me mama like a fast bound train
Hey,
mama, rock me.

Rock me mama to the wind and rain,
Rock me mama like a fast bound train
Hey,
mama, rock me.

Rock me mama, like a wagon wheel
Rock me mama any way you feel
Hey,
mama, rock me.

Rock me mama like the wind and rain,
Rock me mama like a fast bound train
Hey,
mama, rock me.

Rock me mama, like a wagon wheel
Rock me mama any way you feel
Hey,
mama, rock me.

[Old child running on the ...]
[... child trodding ...]
[...]

[...] looking on the road tonight
[...] shinin' on a blue moonlight
[...]

Rock me mama like the wind and rain,
Rock me mama like a fast bound train
Hey,
mama, rock me.

Rock me mama, like a wagon wheel
Rock me mama any way you feel
Hey,
mama, rock me.