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This review is from: Bringing It All Back Home (Audio CD)
Few musicians in popular music have reached the creative zenith that Bob Dylan did in the mid-sixties. His musical imagination at that point was astonishing.
Even the most cursory listen today to "Bringing it all back home" is delightful. The wordplay and comic juxtapositions on the likes of "Subterranean Homesick Blues" demand to be analyzed, but in someways, examining it further misses the
His distinctive vocal style- simultaneously sad, joyous and anguished is something few artists have been capable of capturing. "It's Alright Ma" is perhaps the greatest of all his lyrical masterpieces, a pointed attack at our technically modern, yet spiritually undeveloped society, that needs nothing more than his guitar and harminica to accompany it. This is the first of the two albums he made in 1965 ("Highway 61 Revisited", the other)and ideally both should be listened to back to back to appreciate them in their full glory.