Composer: Bob Dylan
Inspired by the Peter, Paul and Mary version
"Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" was composed by Bob Dylan in 1962 and has been covered by Peter, Paul and Mary (1963), Dick and Dee Dee, Bobby Darin, Dolly Parton, The Seekers, John Anderson, Randy Travis, Arnaldo Baptista, The Georgia Satellites, Cher, Melanie, Kesha, Johnny Cash, Ed Sheeran, Bobby Bare, Jackie DeShannon, Davey Graham, Odetta, Ralph McTell, Rory Gallagher, Stone the Crows, Heinz, Elvis Presley, Burl Ives, Waylon Jennings, Flatt and Scruggs, Steve Young, Donavon Frankenreiter, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Jerry Reed, Joan Baez (who, in addition to covering it herself, also recorded it as a trio with the Indigo Girls), Brett Dennen and Ted Lennon, Joshua Radin, Doc Watson, The Waifs, Vonda Shepard, John Martyn, Metric, Elliott Smith, Billy Bragg, Frank Turner & Mark McCabe, Nick Drake, Sandi Thom, Susan Tedeschi, Emily Haines, Susanna and the Magical Orchestra, Boris Grebenshchikov, Jackie Greene, Bryan Ferry, Julie Felix, Wolfgang Ambros, Arlo Guthrie, Tristan Prettyman, Bree Sharp, Gavin Castleton, The Folkswingers, O.A.R. with Matt Nathanson and Mike Ness, The Kingston Trio, David Wiffen, Billy Paul, guitarist Lenny Breau, Susan Tedeschi, Ryan Montbleau, John Mayer, The Allman Brothers Band, Emilie-Claire Barlow, Cock Robin, Gregory and the Hawk, Barbara Dickson, Chris Thile, Brad Mehldau, and Nick Takenobu Ogawa. The Peter, Paul and Mary cover was the definitive single, reaching #9 pop Billboard Hot 100, #2 easy listening on Billboard's charts.
Johnny Cash adapted portions of the song into his own single "Understand Your Man".
The Four Seasons released a cover of the song as a single in 1965 (with the title "Don't Think Twice") under the pseudonym The Wonder Who? Their "joke" version reached the #12 position on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and eventually sold one million copies.
Hugues Aufray, a French singer and friend of Bob Dylan, recorded a French version entitled "N'y pense plus, tout est bien," in 1964.
Lill Lindfors, a Swedish singer, recorded the song in Swedish as Låt mej va' - de e' bra for her 1967 album Du är den ende.
Steel Train recorded a studio version of the song for a Bob Dylan tribute compilation released on Drive Thru Records in 2005, with distinct, intricate guitar melodies and lush instrumentation. They continued to perform the song live while on tour that following year.
Fashawn's "Samsonite Man" features a heavy sampling of Billy Paul's version.
Eric Clapton's version appears on the 1993 live Dylan tribute album The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration.
Diablo Cody sang the song on an episode of her web-series "Red Band Trailer."
Electropop singer Kesha has recorded a version for the 2012 compilation album Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan Honoring 50 Years of Amnesty International.
Dolly Parton's version of the song appears on her 2014 studio album Blue Smoke.
Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson's version appears on their 2015 album Django and Jimmie.
Source: Wikipedia - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don%27t_Think_Twice,_It%27s_All_Right
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