"I'll Keep It with Mine" is a song written by Bob Dylan in 1964, first officially released by folk singer Judy Collins as a single in 1965. Dylan attempted to record the song for his 1966 album Blonde on Blonde.
Dylan recorded the song at least twelve times. The first version was recorded solo, on piano, and was released on the Biograph retrospective. The album notes contradictorily indicate it was recorded "on a particularly productive June night in 1964" and also note it (correctly) as January 14, 1965. A full-band rehearsal of the song, recorded during the early Blonde on Blonde sessions on January 27, 1966 (per album booklet), was released on The Bootleg Series Volumes 1-3). The roughness of the rehearsal is combined with the fact that the recording starts well into the first verse, which is briefly interrupted by producer Bob Johnston on a talkback speaker, saying, "What you were doing." During the seventh session for Blonde on Blonde, at the Columbia Music Row Studios, Nashville, Tennessee, Dylan recorded at least ten instrumental takes of the song between February 15 and 16. However, not every attempt was a complete take, as takes 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7 are false starts, and...