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The song was first released by The Byrds on their album Sweetheart of the Rodeo. A straightforward interpretation suggests that the lyrics describe a failed deal, possibly a drug deal, in which the promised goods were not delivered. Music critic Robert Shelton considered the song as one of several of Dylan's songs from this period whose theme is the search for salvation.
Philippe Margotin and Jean-Michel Guesdon describe the lyrics as dark and threatening. The two complete versions do not include drums. Dylan had intended to donate "Nothing Was Delivered" to other singers rather than release it himself. Hjort particularly praises McGuinn's arrangementtaking the song "from Dylan's triplet feel to a country shuffle. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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