Lay Lady Lay peaked at no 18 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 11 October 1969.
Music historian Joel Whitburn said the song was written for Dylan’s wife Sarah Lowndes. In a 1971 interview, Dylan said the song was written for Barbra Streisand.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lay_Lady_Lay
Dylan wrote this for the 1969 movie Midnight Cowboy. Harry Nilsson’s “Everybody’s Talkin’,” which was released the year before, was chosen for the theme song instead.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/bob-dylan/lay-lady-lay
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