Rough And Rowdy Ways (studio album) by Bob Dylan

Rough And Rowdy Ways
Rough And Rowdy Ways by Bob Dylan
Year: 2020
Release date: 2020-06-19
Overall rank: 2,897th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 226 votes)
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Award Top 20 albums of 2020 (14th)
Award Top 20 albums of the 2020s (14th)
Award Best albums of all time (2,897th)
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Bob Dylan bestography

Rough And Rowdy Ways is ranked 19th best out of 72 albums by Bob Dylan on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Bob Dylan is Highway 61 Revisited which is ranked number 24 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 39,490.

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  Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 81 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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76/100 (from 226 votes)
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This album is rated in the top 8% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.1/100, a mean average of 75.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.2/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.3.

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70/100
From 01/04/2021 17:04
This is a much better album than I expected based on a recent performance I saw of him. His voice is surprisingly good and has more control than I thought he was capable of. His band is pretty solid though nothing really challenging is asked of them. There are a few blues jams but it's a sedated album for the most part. Which makes sense because Bob is an old ass man but doesn't make for the most fun album. He can't really sing so the only real risks that are taken are in the songwriting which makes for a lackluster album I think.
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75/100
From 09/12/2020 17:49
Solid enough album but it's not the classic that it's being made out to be. Good enough to be in my top 50 albums of the year. I'm hoping that it grows on my more than it has so far.
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60/100
From 09/01/2020 00:59
I like bob dylan...but this in the 10 best albuns of 2020?? Please??
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85/100
From 08/04/2020 12:31
A very good album, my favorite tracks are "Black Rider" and "Murder Must Foul".
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55/100
From 07/21/2020 22:39
It contains some good moments, great late career effort but it was definitively too long monotone contrary to the title "rough and rowdy ways". I know Dylan's voice isn't usually his greatest tool but it sounds awful on a couple of these songs. Best tracks: I contain multitude, black rider and Key West. Worst/longest track: murder most foul.
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85/100
From 07/10/2020 23:17
Pretty good album, worse than Time Out of Mind up to Modern Times but a very relaxing and chill album to listen to.
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70/100
From 07/10/2020 05:05
Sure, it often feels like Bob Dylan in his heyday, but then you just want to go listen to those older records. Still solid. Even middle-of-the-road or lesser Dylan is still quite good.
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85/100
From 06/30/2020 22:40
Each individual track is so good that, aside from Crossing the Rubicon, you could fool someone into thinking this is a greatest hits compilation. Best Dylan album since Desire.
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From 06/30/2020 16:50
Absolute masterpiece. Key West and I've made up my mind may be two of the best songs of the last 20 years. Lyrically a perfect album.
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80/100
From 06/24/2020 12:16
Dylan being Dylan. It's relaxing and pleasant to listen to. Nothing earthshattering
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