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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
Average Rating: 
89/100 (from 1,398 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 HoldenM 06/17/2015 20:14
This is obviously an important and iconic record. Not my favorite, but I definitely dig a lot of what is happening here.
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From sethzzzzz 06/16/2015 22:34
Nothing short of a masterpiece. A pivotal moment in my listening experience when I first heard it, as many of Dylan's albums have been. I can only imagine the cultural and social impact this album had upon release. The lyricism is like nothing I've heard before, it doesn't sound like anything Dylan did before or after and the themes and cryptic wordplay have well and truly stood the test of time. I can't do the album justice in a review so I won't try!
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From normshorg 05/24/2015 22:10
masterpiece, the product of a true genius lyricist
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From colonelchibbers 05/20/2015 04:51
"How does it feel?" It feels pretty good.
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From calsper 04/17/2015 00:54


Here, Dylan went from being a folk singer to a rock star. This is the genius, the civil rights fighter, the poet, the Dylan at his great "61" year of '65 when "Bringing It All Back Home" had already, earlier that year, turned him electric in an (i)literate sense.

Having already cemented himself as a great folk artist, here Dylan once again showed the world how much cynicism can be brought to a vocal and musical performance, a trajectory of the times. It is executed clearly and with maximal emotional output.

"Like A Rolling Stone" is one of my favorite songs for Al Kooper's enigmatic organ riff, Dylan's vocals (that in my opinion are his best ever on this track) - a revolution in sound, really.
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From GthanSwagson 04/10/2015 03:18
Every song is a gem creating a perfect full album!
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From Porschemann 03/21/2015 13:42
A truly great album. Still sounds as fresh and relevant as the day it was released.
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From yonstein414 03/02/2015 23:59
I don't think it's a stretch to call Highway 61 the best album in rock.
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From poppmusic 01/13/2015 23:23
"Desolation Row" is one of the greatest songs ever written.
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From Dravahh 11/29/2014 23:20
One of Dylan's best albums. Desolation Row is my favourite.
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1. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
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