Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited

 (Mono Version)




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Taking the first, electric side of Bring It All Back Home to its logical conclusion, Bob Dylan hired a full rock & roll band, featuring guitarist Micheal 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 Revisted) had not only changed his sound, but his persona, trading the folk troubadour for a streetwise, cynical hipster. Throughout the album, he alternates between 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.



1. Like A Rolling Stone
2. Tombstone Blues
3. It Takes A Lot To Laught, It Takes A Train To Cry
4. From A Buick 6
5. Ballad of A Thin Man
6. Queen Jane Approximately
7. Highway 61 Revisited
8. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
9. Desolation Row

Customer Reviews (4.50 Stars) 2 person(s) rated this product.

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posted on 09/11/2015
4 Stars
i have the same problem!


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posted on 07/17/2015
5 Stars
Reviewer: Lowel Jones
This pressing is odd I don't know if anybody could call this a flaw or not.With my mono cartridge this lp plays and sounds perfect except for side one track three in that it skips , but with the stereo cartridge it does not skip plays perfect.I could play it with the stereo cartridge but it does not sound as good.


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