Gotta Serve Somebody

Song composer(s)

Dylan, Bob

Grateful Dead Recordings

Dylan and The Dead (1989)

Dead Related Recordings

No Dead related recordings entered

Other Recordings

Slow Train Coming : Bob Dylan (1979)
Biograph : Bob Dylan (1986)
Luther Ingram : Luther Ingram (1986)
Dead Ringers : Dead Ringers (1993)
Just Like A Woman - Judy Sings Dylan : Judy Collins (1993)
Greatest Hits, Vol. 3 : Bob Dylan (1994)
Father Father : Pops Staples (1994)
That's The Way It Should Be : Booker T & The Mgs (1994)
Bug Alley : Gary Hoey (1996)

Performance History

Played during the Dylan/Dead sets in 1987

Played at the Dylan/Dead rehearsals in May 87

Not performed by the Grateful Dead without Dylan.


First recorded by Dylan on May 4, 1979.

Possibly partially inspired by Woody Guthrie's "Little Black Train"