in the wild: "misremembers"

Mark Mandel thnidu at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 15 01:06:03 UTC 2008

I left out the source for "disremember":

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 6:33 PM, Mark Mandel <thnidu at> wrote:
> -- Ah! I misremembered the lyric. (You knew that had to come up in this
> thread, didn't you.) From The Death Of Emmett Till, by Bob Dylan<>
> :
>     Some men they dragged him to a barn an' there they beat him up
>     They said they had a reason but i disremember what
> The official lyrics site <> has
> "I can't remember what", but this is how I heard the song, and probably how
> it was recorded, seein' as it ain't just *my *memory.

Mark Mandel

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