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Highway 61 Revisited (album) by Bob Dylan 

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Highway 61 Revisited
Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan (1965)
Overall rank: 20th   Overall chart history
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89/100 (from 1,639 votes)
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Accolades: Best album of 1965 (1st)
Top 10 albums of the 1960s (7th)
Top 20 albums of all time (20th)

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Highway 61 Revisited is ranked as the best album by Bob Dylan.

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From yuppie 05/15/2016 16:24
I would rename this album: The Best Of Bob Dylan.
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From garycottier 04/02/2016 11:05
Probably Dylan's most important and significant artistic statement. Highway 61, is where he goes completely electric. Even though, blonde on blonde, is my personal favourite Dylan album, this record is surely his most influential. The opening track off course is one of the greatest songs in popular music, a strawberry fields forever, a, bohemian rhapsody, a, smells like teen spirit, where nothing would ever be the same again. It's stunning. Tombstone blues, is another favourite of mine, 'the Sun's not yellow, it's chicken ', fantastic. You can't really say there's a weak track here, although if I had to be picky, I would say, queen Jane approximately, is not quite up there with the rest of the songs, and yes, I do think, desolation row, is one of those tracks I have to be in the right mood to completely enjoy. But these are just minor personal quibbles, it takes nothing away from the genius of this album. Lyrically, he is way ahead of his contemporaries. The Beatles released the, help!, album, at the same time as Dylan released highway 61, and although the rolling stones were starting to use social commentary in their songs with their, satisfaction, single, they're still light years behind Dylan. In reality, did anyone really catch up? Highway 61 revisited, excellent.
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From Brandon8 03/28/2016 01:03
Dylan plugged in at the right time. Like A Rolling Stone is a classic along with Ballad of a Thin Man, Queen Jane Approximately, and Desolation Row. Tombstone Blues is electric. No weak tracks.
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From Ih8uFL 03/10/2016 14:25
Bob Dylan is one of the geniuses who takes you to other world with his lyrics, one of the best album I´ve ever heard.
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From Bungalowracoon 02/21/2016 17:03
I bought this album in february 2016 due to the position on the overall chart and the amazing reviews

After Two listens - liking it a lot - very very good

Will rate after a few more listens
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From ArtyomJay 02/14/2016 15:48
Dylan was at the rising of his lyrics, individuality, music that was more bright with more guitars and keyboards. Great.
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From Dravahh 01/29/2016 18:14
A masterpiece!
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From somefatguy157 01/23/2016 20:09
Bob is at his best. This absolute perfect album has become a piece of Americana that will never be forgotten.
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From Coconut 01/23/2016 17:47
A rock record that makes you think. Insightful, ironic and more than a little bitter. Thank you Bob for putting into music and words what a many a generation cannot.
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Best Albums of 1965
1. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
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