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Blood On The Tracks, for me. Maybe you have a different (wrong) opinion.
All the ones where his voice is fucked are basically unlistenable despite the content being very good in many cases.
a very good record and his voice is just about still at the level he can bend it to his will.
(if you can get past the awful voice and shit songs and noodly doodly instrumentation)
The Times They Are A-Changin and Blood On The Tracks. Might click in another decades time. I've tried to listen to Dylan properly but I always think forget this and stick some noisier stuff on.
Start with Bringing It All Back Home, then Highway 61 Revisited and finish up with Blonde on Blonde. I hated Dylan for years but now love these 3 albums.
*boos and slow hand claps like a child*
about the ghost with the toast?
And neither is 'Street Legal'.
Genuinely excited to hear this.
Should be 'A Band (that are crap)'.
for Royter and thewarn.
So many good songs played with such wilful abandon. 'Sign On The Cross', 'I'm Not There', 'Tears Of Rage', 'This Wheel's On Fire', 'I Shall Be Released', 'Too Much Of Nothing', 'Quinn The Eskimo', Nothing Was Delivered', 'Million Dollar Bash', 'Lo And Behold' and so on.
Trim that extended version on the Bootleg Series Vol. 11 down and yuo've got one of his best albums.
'Shadow's in the Night' may not be to my taste, and there are moments I have a little smirk at, but overall it's well executed and sits somewhere in the middle ground between a background album and something worth engaging with. Not the greatest of praise, but a fair album nonetheless, and completely listenable. I'm not much of a Dylan fan in general though.
Although there are fine moments on Love & Theft and Modern Times.
and it actually is Blood On The Tracks as well. It's such a shame boring bloody Jesus ruined so much of the time when he still had his voice
Barring empire burlesque and street legal, but for non raging fans, it's probably Oh Mercy.
I tried listening to Modern Times once though and had to turn it off.
But it's still a very good record.
He's properly embraced his growly old man and I think his voice sounds better than any time since the early 70s.
Personally, I'd say Time Out of Mind/Love and Theft/Modern Times are 9/10, 10/10 and 9/10 respectively.
Together Through Life is interesting but filler, Tempest has some fantastic moments.
I think he's still incredibly relevant and interesting
I can't unhear it.
Deep, deep acoustic blues. Think an older, realer, just-about-equally-throaty Mark Lanegan.
Good As I Been To You is definitely worth a listen but World Gone Wrong is essential, some mesmeric stuff on there.
You can see why they were ignored, as Dylan only gets the hyperbolic praise as a songwriter/"poet", but for me he's one of the great singers. Obviously no instrument can be played forever though.
I'm a big fan of jokerman
Love & Theft is my favorite from his later period.