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The song is a dialogue between the last man and woman left alive following an apocalyptic catastrophe : Dobson has stated that the initial inspiration for "Morning Dew" was the film On the Beach which is focused on the survivors of virtual global annihilation by nuclear holocaust. The actual writing of the song occurred in while Dobson was staying with a friend in Los Angeles: Dobson would recall how the guests at her friend's apartment were speculating about a nuclear war's aftermath and "after everyone went to bed, I sat up and suddenly I just started writing this song [although] I had never written [a song] in my life".
Dobson would not record a studio version of the song untilthat being for her Bonnie Dobson album. It was this version which introduced the song to Tim Rose who in recorded "Morning Dew" for his self-titled debut album after soliciting permission to revise the song with a resultant co-writing credit. Dobson agreed without having any intended revision specified and was subsequently much discomforted to learn that the changes were minimal. As of the February release of the Tim Rose single version of "Morning Dew" the standard songwriting credit for the song has been Bonnie Dobson and Tim Rose: Dobson, who in averred she'd never met Rose d.
The Grateful Dead introduced "Morning Dew" into their repertoire as their opening number at the Human Be-In in January that same month the group recorded their self-titled debut album featuring "Morning Dew" and released that March.
In "Morning Dew" became a Top 20 single in Ireland via a recording by Sugar Shack which reached 17 that February: a UK release of the single was planned but cancelled. In the summer Blip - Various - Soma Case Logic Lulu charted in the US with her version of "Morning Dew" taken from her album Lulu Sings 'To Sir With Love : the track was ranked as high as 8 at key Top 40 station 93 KHJ in LA but typically was afforded moderate ranking on lesser market hit parades with an achieved national peak of In Australia "Morning Dew" charted with a 59 peak, and in Canada it Between The Lines - Janis Ian - The Best Of Janis Ian Morning Dew - Jeff Beck Group - East & West Sixa precursor to bands Deep Purple and Quatermassrecorded the song as a single in June of An early Dave Edmunds band, Human Beans, released a version before Jeff Beck covered "Morning Dew" in his debut album Truth.
Duane and Gregg Allman covered this song as a demo for a planned album, originally under the band name The 31st of February. The album was never completed, Yo-Yo Ma - Obrigado Brazil the two shortly thereafter formed Morning Dew - Jeff Beck Group - East & West Allman Brothers Band. It was later released under their names. In the New Zealand band Retaliation recorded the song.
Scottish hard rock band Nazareth covered it on their self-titled debut album in Australian band Hush covered the song on their album, Aloud 'n' Live Irish group Clannad recorded the song on their first album InThe Grateful Dead performed several covers Morning Dew - Jeff Beck Group - East & West the song; perhaps none better than the one played at a concert at Cornell University on May 8th, Blackfoot recorded it on their album Vertical Smiles in Robert Plant with Strange Sensation recorded a version on their album Dreamland.
Man On The Other Side - Laurie Lee / Christopher Logue / Professor C. Northcote Parkinson* - Contemp recorded a version on their album Dark Side of the Chant. Skating Polly recorded a version on their album The Big Fit. The National recorded a version of the song in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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