"Percy's Song" is a song written by Bob Dylan. It was an outtake from the 1963 sessions for Dylan's third album, The Times They Are A-Changing. It was not officially released until 1985, on the compilation Biograph. In the notes to that album, Dylan credits Paul Clayton for the song's "beautiful melody line."
Dylan wrote the song from the point of view of a character. The song relates the story of a fatal car crash and a subsequent manslaughter… read more