I Want You (track) by Bob Dylan

I Want You by Bob Dylan
Year: 1966
From the album Blonde On Blonde (track #5)
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I Want You appears on the following album(s) by Bob Dylan:


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I Want You/Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues by Bob Dylan (CBS 202258) 7" 45 UK VG+
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Bob Dylan - I Want You / Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues, 45 RPM VG (SB2)
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Bob Dylan - Greatest Hits (Columbia PC 9463) "I Want You"," Positively 4th St."
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This track is rated in the top 1% of all tracks on BestEverAlbums.com. This track has a Bayesian average rating of 90.7/100, a mean average of 90.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 91.0/100. The standard deviation for this track is 11.3.

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From 08/18/2020 18:17
Just a great love song. A prime example of Dylan’s voice being able to convey emotion as well as much more accomplished singers.
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From 01/14/2014 19:47
I couldn't disagree more with the first comment. The song is so much more complex than its seemingly cheesy chorus. Each verse describes a kind of love which isn't meant to be due to various reasons (death, war, etc) but in spite of this the reason to be together is simple "I Want You". So while on first listen this song might come across as either sweet or corny, its very bittersweet throughout.

After years of not quite getting Dylan, his genius suddenly becomes all too clear!
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From 12/08/2013 10:44
I wonder if this is his catchiest song ever. Unlike the previous two commenters, I love it!
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