Bob Dylan: Maggie's Farm Meaning
Song Released: 1965
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Maggie's Farm Lyrics
No, I ain't gonna work on Maggie's farm no more.
Well, I wake in the morning,
Fold my hands and pray for rain.
I got a head full of ideas
That are drivin' me insane.
It's a shame the way she...
anonymous Nov 27th, 2008 11:30pm report
Maggies Farm is anti government. It is a slam on how the government treats the people, especially those who are not wealthy. We are their slaves and the government speakes out of both sides of their mouths to us. They promise on thing and deliver another with a smile.
anonymous Oct 9th, 2019 10:22pm report
It's a song about the struggles of the workforce in America and their mistreatment, poor wages, and disrespect by their employers.
anonymous Feb 5th, 2018 2:00am report
During his time in Woodstock in the early 60's, Dylan worked part time on Maggiore's Farm in Kingston, NY. It was manual labor, and the pay wasn't great, but Dylan wrote the song as a way to say, 'I quit...'
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