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Favorites: Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited

I’m an unapologetic Bob Dylan fan.  I’ll even listen to the crappy late ’70s/early ’80s born-again Christian albums that everyone agrees are absolute crap.  But my favorite, the one that I could listen to over and over again for the rest of my days, the one that would be in my “Desert Island Discs” top ten, is… 161 more words

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Career Best: Bob Dylan's Best Songs

We’ve covered Dylan’s Top 12 Albums, so let’s move on to Dylan’s songs. I have to be honest though- the record companies have done a good job of fully cataloging Dylan’s career by releasing countless live albums and collections of all the different versions of even the deep cuts on his albums. 1,582 more words

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Al Kooper's Refusal and Highway 61 Revisited

Before I listen to this album today, I email Al Kooper, who played organ on “Like a Rolling Stone.” Kooper lives in Somerville–essentially Boston–and I hope he might be willing to meet up at some point and discuss my Dylan hypothesis. 589 more words

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1217 Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan (1965)

This song was written and recorded by Bob Dylan in 1965. It was first released as a single with Gates Of Eden on the B-side. It reached number two on the Billboard chart and number four on the UK Singles chart. 94 more words

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Bob Dylan as Legal Muse

In the turbulent 60’s Bob Dylan’s music and lyrics captured the imagination of a whole generation and became the soundtrack for America’s civil rights and anti-war movements. 224 more words

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Bob Dylan (pt 2)

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Dylan started out as every bit the folkie. Heavily influenced by artists such as Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Leadbelly and Robert Johnson, he actually visited Woody in the hospital as he lay dying of Huntington’s Disease. 1,038 more words

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