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"If Not for You" is a song by Bob Dylan, recorded for his album New Morning. Dylan recorded the album version in August , having first recorded the. If not for you. Babe, I couldn't find the door. Couldn't even see the floor. I'd be sad and blue. If not for you. If not for you. Babe, I'd lay awake all night. Wait for the.
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Dylan performed "If Not for You" with George Harrison during rehearsals for the Concert for Bangladesh in New York in , but did not perform the song at the concert itself. Since then, however, Dylan has performed the song over 80 times.
Over the following months, and despite having a wealth of extra material of his own, Harrison thought enough of the song to record it in London for his All Things Must Pass set. His was a characteristically melody-centric version of the track, which more clearly defined the song's verse and bridge sections and eschewed the Dylan preference for spontaneity.
Mikal Gilmore describes it as "surprisingly beautiful",  while to musical biographer Simon Leng, it's a "gleaming pop creation". Harrison finally got a chance to perform "If Not for You" live, again at Madison Square Garden , on 16 October during the all-star concert celebrating Dylan's first three decades in the music industry.
The musicians who performed on Harrison's studio version of the song are believed to be as follows: Basing her version on the Harrison arrangement rather than Dylan's arrangement,  singer Olivia Newton-John enjoyed considerable international success with "If Not for You". The top 40 chart performance on WLS-radio  was much earlier than, and very different from on? Numerous other artists have covered "If Not For You". From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
For other uses, see If Not for You disambiguation. Billboard Hot  25 U. Billboard Easy Listening  1 U. The Billboard Hot Charts: Harrison and Dylan formed a strong friendship towards the end of the s, and in collaborated on the song I'd Have You Anytime , which became the opening song on All Things Must Pass.
In Harrison also attended some of the sessions for Dylan's album New Morning. If Not For You was the opening song on that album. A languid early version featuring Harrison on guitar was recorded on 1 May at Columbia's Studio B in New York, and is thought to be Harrison's first recorded instance of slide guitar. Harrison evidently liked the song, enough to record his own interpretation based on the early Dylan version.