Bob Dylan Highway '61 Revisited
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- Released: June 1, 2004
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Sony
Rolling Stone - 12/11/03, p.88Ranked #4 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...One of those albums that, quite simply, changed everything..."
Q - 7/01, p.45"...Dylan is in stinging form..."
Q (Magazine) - p.110"[A] dizzying rush of moody disquiet, surreal imagery and freakshow characters culminate in the mighty 'Desolation Row.'"
NME (Magazine) - 10/2/93, p.29Ranked #14 in NME's list of the "Greatest Albums Of All Time."
- $1.29 on iTunes1.Like a Rolling Stone
- $0.99 on iTunes2.Tombstone Blues
- $0.99 on iTunes3.It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
- $0.99 on iTunes4.From a Buick 6
- $0.99 on iTunes5.Ballad of a Thin Man
- $0.99 on iTunes6.Queen Jane Approximately
- $0.99 on iTunes7.Highway 61 Revisited
- $0.99 on iTunes8.Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
- 9.Desolation Row
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Personnel: Bob Dylan (vocals, guitar, harmonica, piano); Michael Bloomfield Charlie McCoy (guitar); Al Kooper, Paul Griffin (piano, organ); Frank Owens (piano); Harvey Goldstein, Russ Savakus (bass); Bobby Gregg (drums).
Engineers include: Peter Dauria, Roy Halee, Frank Laico.
Recorded in Columbia Studios, New York, New York in June-August 1965.
Includes liner notes by Bob Dylan.
Taking the first, electric side of Bringing It All Back Home to its logical conclusion, Bob Dylan hired a full rock & roll band, featuring guitarist Michael Bloomfield, for Highway 61 Revisited. Opening with the epic "Like a Rolling Stone," Highway 61 Revisited careens through nine songs that range from reflective folk-rock ("Desolation Row") and blues ("It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry") to flat-out garage rock ("Tombstone Blues," "From a Buick 6," "Highway 61 Revisited"). Dylan had not only changed his sound, but his persona, trading the folk troubadour for a streetwise, cynical hipster. Throughout the album, he embraces druggy, surreal imagery, which can either have a sense of menace or beauty, and the music reflects that, jumping between soothing melodies to hard, bluesy rock. And that is the most revolutionary thing about Highway 61 Revisited -- it proved that rock & roll needn't be collegiate and tame in order to be literate, poetic, and complex. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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