Told the first father that things weren’t right
My complexion she said is much too white
He said come here and step into the light, he says hmm you’re right
Let me tell the second mother this has been done
But the second mother was with
Dylan makes fun of the significance of numbers in folklore and fairy tales self-reflexively in his own song, “Highway 61.” Like Snow White, the fifth daughter’s skin is “too white” which makes her come off as petty and vain.
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