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Carribean Wind (1985) – Bob Dylan

Carribean Wind is another one of those immense Dylan songs one can find perplexing how he deemed it unreleasable material. When writing this post I was tossing up between this and Abandoned Love to declare my favourite. I realised I

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Canadee-I-O (1992) – Bob Dylan

So she bargained with the sailor boy, All for a piece of gold. Straightaway then he led her Down into the hold, Sayin’, “I’ll dress you up in sailor’s clothes, Your jacket shall be blue. You’ll see that seaport town

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Buckets of Rain (1975) – Bob Dylan

Buckets of Rain comes from one of Dylan’s most critically acclaimed records – 1975’s Blood on the Tracks. It is the last song on the record and is certainly different from all which proceeds it. Dylan often does that on

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Murder Most Foul (2020) – Bob Dylan

There I was this morning reading the BBC news homepage…Corona, Corona, Corona, Corona, Bob Dylan, Corona. Wait, this quarantine business isn’t making me see things I wondered? After rubbing my eyes..I read ‘Bob Dylan releases first new music in eight

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Born in Time (1990) – Bob Dylan

Born in Time is the second song  to appear here off Dylan’s widely scorned 1990 album Under The Red Sky. If you would like more information about this album you can visit the 2 x 2 song post. Born in

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Blind Willie McTell (1983) – Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan has such a vast song catalogue he decided to leave a dizzying array of excellent songs off his records. We have showcased some of these before one including Abandoned Love – Is this Dylan’s saddest song?  That must

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Black Muddy River – Bob Dylan (April 6, 1992 – Melbourne, Australia)

The moment I heard this Never Ending tour performance of the Grateful Dead’s Black Muddy River from Bob Dylan I knew I had to add it to my music collection. It’s one of the few songs I can listen to

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Billy 1 (1973) – Bob Dylan

Billy 1 is a track from Bob Dylan’s underrated soundtrack album ‘Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid‘. Billy 1 builds on the instrumental Main Title Theme (Billy) which opens the record. Most people will be familiar with the second song

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Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (Live 1966 and the Last Waltz) – Bob Dylan

It won’t come as much of a surprise that I adore all the versions of this old folk number sung by Bob. I suppose if I had to choose a favourite it would be the Live 1966: The “Royal Albert

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Autumn Leaves (2015) – Bob Dylan

According to Bob Dylan, a singer has to have lived a little to get to the song’s meaning. “You sing that and you have to know something about love and loss and feel it just as much,” Dylan told AARP

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