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Blind Willie McTell - Baby It Must Be Love

Blind Willie McTell

Baby It Must Be Love

Released: November 4th, 1940

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How Blind Willie was such an influence on Bob Dylan is evident in the lyric from 'Baby It Must Be Love' – quick fire cheek and irony as rounded up by a melodic tag line of resolution at the end of each phrase.

Blind Willie McTell - Baby It Must Be Love

As taken from Willie's 'Last Session' album, this track sees his straightforward delivery at it's best. It's simple and direct, arguably to the point of not seeing him make the most of the melody hook. And it brings home and affirms the notion that the man was a brilliant lyricist whose style would go on to have a great effect on the very best.

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