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Bringing It All Back Home

Bob Dylan

1965

Bringing It All Back Home

Album Summary

Bringing It All Back Home (known as Subterranean Homesick Blues in some European countries) is the fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. It was released on March 22, 1965, by Columbia Records. The first half of the album features electric songs, followed by mainly acoustic songs in the second half. The album abandons the protest music of Dylan's previous records in favor of more surreal, complex lyrics. On side one of the original LP, Dylan is backed by an electric rock and roll band—a move that further alienated him from some of his former peers in the folk music community.The album reached No. 6 on Billboard's Pop Albums chart, the first of Dylan's LPs to break into the US top 10. It also topped the UK charts later that spring. The first track, "Subterranean Homesick Blues", became Dylan's first single to chart in the US, peaking at No. 39. Bringing It All Back Home has been described as one of the greatest albums of all time by multiple publications.

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3.7

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6013

Genres

  • Rock
  • Folk
  • Singer Songwriter
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Sun Feb 28 2021
4

Day 41 of Albums You Must Hear.. Each day I receive a random album from the 1001 must hear collection, and so far it been pretty fun. One of the cool things about the randomness is that I could be having a conversation about an artist and the very next day receive an album from them. I am far from a music expert, and these assessments are merely my response to hearing albums that are, although very different at times, all held in high regard. Yesterday, I spoke about Jimi Hendrix covering a Bob Dylan song and stated it as ‘yet another Dylan song made better by another artist’. While I still stand behind the gist of that statement, in all fairness, I know very little about Bob Dylan, aside from the very basics. Yes, I know that Dylan is considered one of the greatest American songwriters of all time. I recognize pictures of Dylan with his wild, wavy hair, harmonica, and Wayfarers. I know that he was mainly considered a Folk music artists and when he switched from acoustic music to adding in electric guitar, his fans were pissed. Lastly, I know that when He and The Beatles met in the 60’s that something clicked in music forever. Dylan showed up with a nicely rolled marijuana cigarette to share with The Fab Four as he had mistakenly confused the lyrics from I Want To Hold Your Hand as “I Get High”. (The lyric was actually “I Can’t Hide”) Dylan is the second most covered artist of all time, so it’s no surprise that he has been monumentally influential on music culture for the greater part of a century. In 1965, Dylan released Bringing It All Back Home. Side one has Dylan backed by an electric band, while side two has him with his well familiar acoustic guitar. I was warmed up by the electric blues guitar on the hip rock opener Subterranean Homesick Blues, a fantastic song. She Belongs to Me is beautifully written and familiar. On the Road Again is cool and harmonica driven, which I’m a sucker for. The final track of the electric side, Bob Dylan’s 115th Dream is satirical and witty, and has a false start outtake that has a young Dylan giggling and is endearing. I’m glad they kept that part in, as it humanizes the poet. Side two, the acoustic side, starts off with Mr. Tambourine man, one of Dylan’s best and well known compositions. It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding) is the deepest and maybe most personal song on the album, and because of that, it’s one of my favorites. It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue, the final song Bringing It All Back Home is a simple, yet powerful ballad with only a harmonica, acoustic and bass guitar. It’s been covered many, many times. This album was never, ever on my radar before yesterday, and thanks to this project, I now understand why it’s so important and I agree that it’s a must hear, without doubt. I have a new appreciation for Bob Dylan now, and that’s one of the greatest aspects of absorbing the records each day. Please share your thoughts, memories, and opinions!!

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Mon Jun 21 2021
5

Bob takes a wild leap out of Woodie Guthrie's overalls, expanding to new jangling, hallicinating, electric territory. The folk rock cooks. The folk folk is some of his best (It's Alright, Ma). It's early 1965 and Bob is far ahead of the pack with a machete, and the Rolling Stones still have bowl cuts. A+

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Tue May 25 2021
5

This is peak 60’s Dylan. The actual album is split down the middle between electric and acoustic songs, reflecting the fissure that was taking place in western culture (culminating in the ‘Judas’ moment one year later). The whole album is an expression of Dylan’s out with the old and in with the new sensibility (that’s what upset the folk community so much who sought solace in the past traditions) I listened to a radio 4 play at weekend where Richard Curtis and other media types re-enacted the night where they were supposed to meet Dylan at a restaurant in London only for him to stand them up. It was awful, and I learnt that there is nothing more annoying than some middle aged and middle class bores regurgitating well known Dylan myths to prove their fandom. So I’ll spare you the essay but this is top 5 Dylan for me. P. S. Van Morrison's Them do a beautiful cover of 'it's all over now baby blue' that is worth checking out if you're interested.

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Sun Apr 18 2021
5

This is the best Dylan album so far. Every single one of these is a hit. If someone was like "I don't get why Bob Dylan", you'd play this for them.

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Fri Sep 10 2021
5

One of my new favorite albums. Feels like I jacked up caffeine intravenously while dripping rainbow-colored vials into both eyeballs. Such a trip.

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Mon Feb 01 2021
5

A lyrical masterpiece despite approx 25% being ripped from the bible.

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Mon Jun 21 2021
5

You can see why he’s the voice of a generation. Some of the songs are just relentless poetry, Subterranean Homesick Blues, Maggie’s Farm, Outlaw Blues; wild, fun, sounds like a chase scene describing the 60s. Multiple softer classics in Baby Blue, Tambourine Man, It’s Alright Ma. Lots of great melodies, insanely good lyrics. Fun album, Lovely album. Easy 5.

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Wed Feb 17 2021
5

Classic. I know this album as well as I know any. Genius. Any song on here could pretty much be the best track. The best "fuck you" to folk and rock. And he had two more to follow...and then the other genius albums. One of the most important albums ever made. No wonder he's His Bobness. Best Tracks: Subterranean Homesick Blues, Mr Tambourine Man, It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding).

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Sat Jul 03 2021
5

The first of likely many Dylan albums here. The only debate is whether it gets a 4 or 5 from me. Good God, the music released in 1965 is just insane. I don't see how anyone can give this anything less than a 4. I count Subterranean Homesick Blues, Maggie's Farm, Love Minus Zero, Bob Dylan's 115th Dream, Mr. Tambourine Man, It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) and It's All over Now, Baby Blue as classics. So it's a 5 from those seven gems alone. Don't fight it.

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Fri Sep 18 2020
4

Took a few listens to get into, but I’ve come to think it’s great. I really love Robert’s vocal phrasing here; actually, I think his vocal performances in general on this album are quite good. The blending of the folk and rock elements on this LP provides wonderful texture.

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Mon Mar 29 2021
4

its bob dylan bro

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Tue Sep 28 2021
4

This was my second Dylan album but the first I felt I’d doped out. Of course it was—I was 19 when I heard it, Dylan 23 when he made it. Like your garden variety young man, he’s preoccupied with truth and power. Like your garden variety song writing genius, he transforms his preoccupations into phrases, aphorisms and gags that shine a light on society, politics, romance, received wisdom and his mind-blowing talent. It’s an exhilarating game of cat and mouse, Dylan sometimes following the musicality of the previous word to complete his line (“the motorcycle black Madonna two wheeled gypsy queen”; “I was the editor of a famous etiquette book”), sometimes cramming the words in to make his point (“Human gods aim for their mark / Make everything from toy guns that spark / To flesh-coloured Christs that glow in the dark / […] not much is really sacred”). To generalise more than I can defend, rock ‘n’ roll side A takes on power, folk-poetry side B examines truth. R’n’R is all about staking your claim to exist, questioning authority, being misunderstood. There’s plenty of that on Subterranean, Maggie’s Farm and 115th Dream: “They asked me for some collateral and I pulled down my pants”; “Don’t follow leaders / Watch the parkin’ meters”; “She’s a hypnotist collector / You are a walking antique”; “I ain’t gonna work on Maggie’s farm no more”; “I said, ‘You know they refused Jesus, too’ / He said, ‘You’re not Him’”. When it comes to rating this, I’m splitting hairs between a 4 and 5. I’ll go low because this sounds like Dylan figuring out his next move. As a result, a couple of these lean towards sketches. I’m also being a little unfair by considering the quality of what came next, which is even better. Maybe I wouldn’t be so harsh with someone else but, you know, it’s Dylan; he’ll get more 5’s from me than maybe anyone else. Delighted to hear this again. I send my praises to the gods of art that one person was able to give us so many indelible phrases, explosions of intellect, and unforgettable tunes. Go on, give it a 5. I’m only gonna shake your hand if you do.

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Tue Oct 12 2021
4

Really enjoyed this. Feel like I missed Bob Dylan in my earlier years even though he was well before my time. Seems like I connect with the older stuff but I think that the same for everyone ; ) Love Hurricane even though not on this album

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Fri Feb 18 2022
3

La série noire du générateur se poursuivant jour après jour, et ce malgré la promesse de Robert de ne la faire durér que 5 jours, je commençais à me trouver de plus en plus excédé. Cet enervement a dépassé la limite du raisonnable à l'écoute de cet album absolument minable de Bob Dylan, et j'ai donc pris une décision: j'allai me rendre au domicile de Robert pour lui toucher deux mots sur ses manières peu orthodoxes. Je me présentais sur son parvis, et poussais la porte menant dans son entrée. A ma grande surprise, je ne suis pas accueilli par un chaleureux "Ah eltrapèze, ça faisait longtemps, installe toi !" comme Robert en a l'habitude, lui qui me considère comme la prunelle de ses yeux. Un silence pesant régnait dans l'habitacle. Je trouvais cela un peu étrange, Robert ayant pour habitude à cette heure de la journée de coordonner différentes actions policières aux quatre coins du monde depuis son bureau, donnant sur la porte d'entrée. Je me dis qu'il s'était peut-être eabsenté pour quelques minutes, et décidait de passer le temps en rendant visite à Ray Charles, dans sa gêole présente au sous-sol. Une fois la vingtaine de marches avalées, ce fut le choc: la cellule de Ray Charles avait été forcée, et le pauvre soulman n'était plus à l'intérieur ! Qu'avait-il bien pu se passer ? Devant ma mine effarée, les New York Dolls m'invectivèrent de leur voix de crecelles: "Hiiiiiiiiiiihihihi tu cherches Ray Charles?" "Oui, que lui est t'il arrivé ?! Vous êtes ses voisins de celulles depuis des années, vous savez forcément ce qu'il s'est passé ?!" "Monte au premier étage hiiiihi, mais tu risques d'être surpris hihihiiiii" Les New York Dolls se mirent à éclater de rire de leurs voix aigües sur cette dernière phrase. Il faut savoir que je n'ai normalement pas le droit de me rendre au premier étage de la maison de Robert, puisque cet étage renferme ses immenses quartiers, qui sont interdits d'accès à quiconque ne fait pas partie de la famille Dimery (Robert et Mike Ladd en l'occurence). C'est le pas tremblotant que j'entamais l'escalade des pas moins de 230 escaliers menant à ce lieu secret. Alors que je m'approchais de la dernière marche, j'entendis les bribes d'un dialogue. "Tu vas payer pour tes actes" [...] "Mais c'est la faute des Stephen Stills..." [...] "Je vais te faire vivre un calvaire". Je décidais alors de faire irruption dans la salle pour en avoir le coeur net. "Mais qu'est-ce qui se passe ici ?!" Ce que je découvrit me fait encore frissonner à l'heure où j'écris ces lignes. Robert était ligoté au sol, la semelle d'un homme sur le visage. Cet homme, c'était Ray Charles, complétement métamorphosé. Il était equipé d'une longue cape noire, et d'habits eux aussi entièrement noirs. Son visage était obscur et renfermé, ses yeux enflammés de haine. Le Dark Ray Charles se retourna vers moi brusquement: "Déguerpis si tu veux avoir la vie sauve, rien ne m'arrêtera, Robert doit payer:" Terrifié, je courrus en sens inverse les 250 marches précedemment avalées, comprennant soudainement ce qu'il s'était passé: les albums de la liste n'étaient plus générés par Robet mais par le Dark Ray Charles. Il fallait absolument intervenir pour rétablir l'ordre générateurien.

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Sat Aug 14 2021
2

I try and try but I just can’t do Bob Dylan 🤷‍♂️ His voice is annoying and that damned harmonica, sheesh

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Sat Feb 27 2021
1

Fuck me what an annoying cunt

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Fri Jun 25 2021
1

It’s another f@ckin Bob Dylan song!…so it’s another 1 Star!

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Sun Sep 25 2022
1

I must be missing something here. At least I can say I listened to it. Good thing I didn’t pay for it.

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Tue May 11 2021
5

I'm inclined to give Dylan a 5 just based on the fact that his name is on the album, and I acknowledge this bias. The thing is, nothing he does here disabuses me of the notion that he's a genius. Every track oozes with meaningful allusion and evocative imagery. I keep looking for a reasons to give a demerit, and I'm coming up empty. Best track: Mr. Tambourine Man

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Mon Feb 08 2021
5

Just one of the greatest.

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Mon Feb 08 2021
5

Great album, added to my collection

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Tue Jan 19 2021
5

Y

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Tue Jan 19 2021
5

What an icon. I love hearing his influence in all who followed him.

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Sat Jun 12 2021
5

Great album, nothing more to say!

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Wed Feb 03 2021
5

Good stuff. Dylan is on the folksy/harmonica portion of rock but it grew on me and I ran this album back multiple times

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Mon Feb 01 2021
5

Magnificent.

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Mon Jan 25 2021
5

I had heard many of these songs before but I had not listened to the album from start to finish. What an absolute classic.

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Sat Feb 13 2021
5

Classicly good. Always telling a story.....what a legend.

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Sun Jan 17 2021
5

Had no idea there was were so many tributes to the album cover alone! http://biabhcoverposers.yolasite.com/posers.php

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Sat Mar 27 2021
5

So many iconic songs on this record, no down points.

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Mon Mar 08 2021
5

Surprisingly good. I never understood why people praised him so much until listening to this.

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Mon Jun 07 2021
5

I liked this one better than the last Bob Dylan album.

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Fri Jan 22 2021
5

I have never listened to this album but have probably heard most of these songs individually many times. Fantastic collection of music

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Sat Apr 03 2021
5

No es el que más me gusta, pero aún así, le doy 5.

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Mon Jan 18 2021
5

Classical Dylan. What a collection!

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Sat Jan 30 2021
5

Bob's top!

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Wed Jan 27 2021
5

Well that was just great!

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Sat Jan 30 2021
5

One of my favorites of all time

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Tue Mar 09 2021
5

Ugh, Bob Dylan is so hard for me to listen to. Actually, I found this better than I thought and quite enjoyed it.

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Wed Mar 17 2021
5

One year before Blonde on Blonde, I liked this one a lot.

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Sun Feb 14 2021
5

Relaxing Saturday afternoon music.

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Tue May 25 2021
5

Great album. Brings back memories of long summer car journeys. Evocative, whimsical and timeless. Is there a better song writer?

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Wed Jun 23 2021
5

Not many know about this Bob Dylan. Less poppy, more folk. Some of his best years.

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Thu May 20 2021
5

it's a bob dylan album. it gets 5 stars. those are the rules

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Tue May 25 2021
5

Wow what an album. Love Dylan generally, but this was just great. Every song is 5 stars on its own

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Wed May 12 2021
5

A classic.

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Wed May 12 2021
5

Obviously Bob

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Tue Jun 29 2021
5

Not much to say. This is one of the best Dylan albums which is about as high as I can praise it. This album features an electric first half and is the first of a three album trio which sees Dylan reinvent himself and write some of the greatest if not the greatest songs of all time.

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Sat Jul 24 2021
5

Love this album so much. It was the first Bob Dylan album I ever bought, when I decided that I wanted to get to know more of his tunes beyond the hits. This is actually a pretty good entry into Dylan for a beginner, with the first half featuring Dylan's new electric style, followed by a series of fantastic acoustic numbers. The back end of the album includes some of his best writing in songs like "Gates of Eden" and "It's Alright Ma." Familiar, upbeat numbers like "Maggie's Farm" and "Subterranean Homesick Blues" are fun to listen to, and "Bob Dylan's 115th Dream" is an absolute delight. If you didn't already know it, this is where you find out just how funny Dylan can be. I'm just realizing that Dylan released this album and Highway 61 the same year. He was 24. My word. Favorite songs: It's All Over Now Baby Blue, Bob Dylan's 115th Dream, Outlaw Blues, Maggie's Farm

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Sun Jul 25 2021
5

Classic Dylan

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Sat Aug 14 2021
5

It's hard to believe that so many classics are on the same album, especially since he was putting out, like, 2 albums a year back in those days. This album has a bit more of a rock n' roll feel. I think I gave "Blood on the Tracks" which came out a decade later, a 5. Song for song, this album isn't as consistent, but there are still many brilliant songs, like "Maggie's Farm" and it's boogie-woogie twin "On the Road Again", Baby Blue, and of course the iconic hits...

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Sat Aug 14 2021
5

I really like this album. There are some very well known songs but the real enjoyment comes from the lesser known songs. In fact I think I like Mr. Z’s 115th Dream more than Mr T Man. It’s good to see his sense of humour. She Belongs to Me as well as Mr. T Man and others continue his knack for cryptic lyrics or some might say his knack for fucking with us. It’s hard not to like the lyrics to Mr. T Man but who knows wtf the song is about and Mr. Z will take the song’s meaning to his grave. It’s kinda cool in that it allows you to ascribe a meaning that works for you. Subterranean Homesick Blues is an excellent offering from his non-acoustic. I had initially decided that I had only one 5 rating for Mr. Z and that was reserved for Hwy 61 Revisited. Rules are meant to be broken.

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Sat Aug 14 2021
5

Judas Moment.

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Mon Aug 23 2021
5

Brilliant album. Such an icredible song writting

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Mon Aug 23 2021
5

Bekannt bewährt Bob

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Mon Aug 23 2021
5

Tolles und historisches Album!

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Wed Sep 15 2021
5

Really good, not a bad track on here 10

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Fri Sep 24 2021
5

grande bob!

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Mon Sep 27 2021
5

Great

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Fri Oct 01 2021
5

I'll always be a Blood on the Tracks boy, but in terms of Dylan albums, this is probably second for me. He perfectly nails the moments of disenchantment in your early to mid 20s, with society or work or even just random jerks. But he also gets the fun stuff, the hopeful stuff. Life contains multitudes, and so does this album.

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Fri Oct 01 2021
5

Me, before listening to this album: I just don't get why people like Bob Dylan so much. Me, listening distractedly while cooking dinner: Yeah, I still don't get it. Me, as soon as It's Alright Ma starts: Ohhhhhhhhhhh...I get it now. I'm giving it 5 just for that experience.

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Fri Oct 01 2021
5

This is what I signed up for—listening to iconic albums that I never would have otherwise. This one is so revered and thoroughly discussed that I have trouble giving my own humble opinions. There is an entire Wikipedia article for each song! A barrier to being a true fan has always been that I struggle with Bob Dylan's voice. Like being able to make it through listening to one song. But here we go! "Subterranean Homesick Blues" Well there you go. Can't not see the famous "video" in my head. I love what he does with the sounds of words in putting them together– lots of alliteration and cleverly arranged rhymes. I read someone saying that a lot of his songs are structured like raps, and you get that here. Maggie's Farm is an example of a song where I really can't take his voice. But then I like it in the next song "Love Minus Zero/No Limit." "On the Road Again" made me smile the whole time. "Bob Dylan's 115th Dream" was also delightful, all the more for the laughter at the beginning. "The waitress he was handsome." There are sure a lot more verses in his version of "Mr. Tambourine Man." I am really enjoying going for the full ride. "It's Alright Ma" really feels like a rap over acoustic guitar. The sound and rhythm of the words are part of the music and this is one of my favorites. Glad I dove in deep to this one and listened more than once. I think I finally got to genuinely feel why people love this album so much.

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Tue Oct 12 2021
5

This is almost a greatest hits for the Bob Dylan that we know now.

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Sun Oct 31 2021
5

This is the third Dylan album in 170 records for me, but it's the best one. Great melodies, much more focus to his lyrics, good arrangements, more structure to his songs and most of them are a poetic adventure. I can't even pick the best, they're all different and all pretty damn effective. Even the long ones (115th Dream; It's Alright Ma) don't feel long when you're interested, which was not the case on the other albums for me.

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Thu Nov 11 2021
5

An exceptional album from Bob Dylan, and even cooler considering he had met the Beatles during this time

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Sun Nov 14 2021
5

Excellent. Bob Dylan is the best songwriter in American history. Very nice listen. Will revisit!

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Mon Nov 15 2021
5

Meilleur album suggéré depuis un bout de temps, aucun moment faible. Bob Dylan est le king du folk

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Mon Nov 22 2021
5

An amazing album. Just a notch below Hwy 61 and BOTT, but a very small notch. 5🌟

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Sat Dec 04 2021
5

I'm a Dylan fan but not a HUGE Dylan fan. What an album this is. Good from start to finish.

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Sat Dec 18 2021
5

Classic, I would say top 5, Bob Dylan album - well-known singles like Sub. Homesick Blues and Maggie's Farm are still very strong but it is all about the last two (also very well-known) songs.

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Sat Dec 25 2021
5

The first in the trilogy of albums Dylan recorded in 1965. Three iconic pillars of rock that changed songwriting forever. Three. In. One. Fucking. Year... Let that sink in. Dylan could have never recorded anything again in his life after "Blonde on Blonde" and we'd still be feeling the shockwave he produced to this day. He set a new bar for what was possible in terms of songwriting. Blowing the doors wide open. Furthermore, perhaps moreso than, and certainly before The Beatles, he was, like an alchemist, transforming rock music from something largely considered lightweight entertainment for teenagers into something that was worthy of study. He elevated rock music into high art and in doing so inspired others to join him, including The Beatles. He's drawing from so many places here, some musical, others more literary, and all filtered through his brilliant and chemically altered mind - soaking in everything around him and synthesizing it all into stunning cryptic diamonds. How did he do it? It's almost as if he were channeling the divine at this point. As if he's simply writing the language of the future as it pours out of him. He is without a doubt one of most unique and distinct lyricists of all time. And certainly the most influential. While I said above that he elevated rock music into something to take seriously, that doesn't mean he took out the fun. He can be quite lighthearted in fact, albeit in a dazzling, stream of consciousness kind of way. He can also be quite humorous in this regard and I really appreciate that range. For example, on this album, going from something like the surreal romp of "Bob Dylan's 115th Dream" to nearly any of the emotionally piercing songs from side 2. Speaking of sides, this is where he takes his first step solidly into electric rock territory on side 1. But he still keeps one foot planted in his ever evolving stream of consciousness brand of folk on side 2. I think it's a brilliant way to break up the album to make that transition and I think he did it in the correct order, even though it seems somewhat counter intuitive. Lead with the new, the thing that is unexpected, then give them the thing they are more accustomed to while they recover from that initial shock. Side 2 is also much heavier emotionally than side 1 and I think that makes alot of sense to weight it that way too. He would of course go on to be accused of being the Judas of the folk scene but Dylan didn't look back. I love this album. I have listened to it so many times I don't really need to listen to it again as I have it nearly memorized. But it's such a joy that I will listen to it again, several times in fact.

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Sat Dec 25 2021
5

Ok fine I'm a Bob Dylan fan, can't fight it anymore. Hearing Subterranean Homesick Blues conjures images of him with an electric guitar shocking America. Solid all the way through.

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Tue Jan 04 2022
5

Haven’t had a lot of exposure to Dylan, but I really enjoys this. ‘Maggie’s Farm’ nabbing a rock limelight from Rage Against The Machine

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Fri Jan 07 2022
5

Listened Before: N Peak Dylan! Nice! While I haven't listened to this one before, I am familiar with a few of the songs. Pros: This album is amazing. Good music and witty, biting social commentary. Can't go wrong with that combo. Every song is well crafted and the recordings are raw enough to make you feel like you're there with him. Cons: Can't think of many. Even Mr. Tambourine Man as over-done as it is as a song, shines on this one. Added to Library: Y Songs added to playlist: On the Road Again, Maggie's Farm.

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Mon Jan 17 2022
5

Fuck the folkies, this thing swings.

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Mon Jan 17 2022
5

This was my first Dylan album experience. Got it via the small tape collection at Exmouth Library in the late 80s but unfortunately at the same time as borrowing his 1986 album, 'Knocked Out Loaded', which I've read as being rated as his worst studio album (and there is some serious competition for that honour). So on the one hand, 'BIBH' was a revelation and is still one of my favourites of his (took a while to get into 'H61R', love 'BotT, also a big fan of late Dylan, esp 'Time Out Of Mind', always struggle a bit with 'BoB'), on the other hand, the 'Knocked Out Loaded' experience stopped me from further investigations into his back catalogue for a long while. Probably not helped by Dylan's late 80s output at the time.

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Mon Jan 24 2022
5

Excellent album, maybe not one of Dylan's greatest but still full of awesome hits. Love "It's all over now baby blue"

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Tue Jan 25 2022
5

gates of eden is so damn good....i dunno what i expected from bobbie dylie but this kinda bops...it's alright ma im only bleeding :(((

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Mon Jan 31 2022
5

FIVE STARS An all-time classic As is usually the case with those five-stars albums, I won't write a full-blown review about this particular record, because others have already written wonderful stuff about it and there's not much I can add that I feel could be relevant and interesting. It's just a gem. Go and listen to it a.s.a.p. [Number of albums left to review or just listen to: 984 Number of albums from the list I find relevant enough to be mandatory listens: 6 (including this one) Albums from the list I *might* include in mine later on: 6 Albums from the list I will certainly *not* include in mine (as I think many others are more important): 4 Albums on which I feel my judgment is muddled by my past forays into specific genres instead of others (some might end up on my final list if they're culturally important): 1]

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Tue Feb 01 2022
5

Every song … excellent!!

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Tue Feb 01 2022
5

I’ve recently been getting into Bob Dylan’s discography so I think it’s funny I was going to listen to this album anyway so far this is one of my favorite Bob Dylan albums, don’t get me wrong, I love the folksy stuff he did in his first four albums, there’s just something so magical about him finally incorporating rock and roll into his music I can’t wait to listen to Highway 61 Revisited, I’ve heard that’s one of his best albums anyway, this is absolutely a 10/10 album, but I think it’s more enjoyable if you listen to his first four albums first, hearing his sound build and grow as he tries out new stuff before you hear this beautiful rock and roll project

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Sun Feb 06 2022
5

Hole trip

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Thu Feb 10 2022
5

fantastic

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Fri Feb 11 2022
5

Tym razem znowu wylosowal sie Dylan z mojego ulubionego okresu jego tworczosci, wiec przejscia folkowego brzmienia w twardsze rokowanie z uzyciem elektrycznych instrumentow, bedace mozna powiedziec narodzinami nowego gatunku, czyli folkowego rocka, ktore wlasnie mialo miejsce na Bringing It All Back Home z 65, bedacy szostym studyjnym krazkiem w dyskografii Bobowej, ktory idealnie balansuje pomiedzy folkowym Dylanem uczniem pana Guthriego, a czyms nowym, muzyka lat 60, ktora przejawia sie w wykorzystaniu elektrycznych instrumentali, wiec plyta na pierwszej stronie pokazuje swoje nowe brzmienie, wiec mozna posluchac pana Dylana na elektryku i kultowej harmonijce z kilkoma ciekawymi postaciami, jak Brucem Langhornem, ktory mial byc inspiracja dla kawalka mr tambourine man, na krorym takze go mozna uslyszec jako kounter melodie elektrykowa, tak samo jak na zamykajacym krazek its all over now, baby blue, na jak tak popularny album, tak bardzo rozpisany jesli chodzi o strone liryczna nigdzie nie moge znalezc kto bierze udzial w nagraniach danych kawalkow, a szkoda bo zwlaszcza na pierwszej stronie gdzie instrumentalnie sporo sie dzieje sporo osob wydaje sie pominietych, bo jak to w przypadku wiekszosci Dylanoiwych nagran sesje zamknieto ekspresem, bo wystarczyly dwie sejse na nagranie wszystkiego co mialo sie znalezc na plycie, a nawet wiecej, bo caly album zostal nagrany z elektrykami, ale jedynie czesc dostala sie do wersji ostatecznej, to polaczenie elektrykowego A sajda z klasycznym folkowym B sajdem jest czyms co sprawia, ze ta plyta jest tak wyjatkowa dla mnie w dyskografii Dylanowej, jako jeden z najbardziej influencyjnych jego wydan, co do strony lirycznej, to juz wczesniej sie rozpisywalem nad tym jak barwne historie potrafi on tworzyc praktycznie o niczym i jak tworzyc bohaterow, z ktorymi czlowiek potrafi sie zrzyc w ciagu kilku minut trwania piosenki i tutaj jest dokladnie tak samo, wiec plyta otwiera abstrakcyjna opowiesc w ktorej glowna role dostaja drugi i milicja, wiec typowa opowiesc o zyciu pod tytulem subterranean homesick blues, tak wyglada wieksza czesc pierwszej strony, ktora stanowi swojgo rodzaju epicko sarkastyczny komentarz hameryki tamtych czasow, druga czesc tej strony beda dwa love songi she belongs to me i love minus zero, z pierwszego traka wynika bardziej, ze to on nalezy do niej, bo tak idealna jest ta wybranka, bo tak wlasnie wyglada pani z okladki, love minus zero takze kontynuuje temat milosci idealnej, dluzsza nazwa tego kawalka zawiera takze /no limit ktory swietnie pasuje do tej teorii, druga strona swietnie pokazuje kontrast jaki instrumental potrafi stworzyc, nadal komentowane sa podobne tematy, tylko teraz maja calkiem inne brzmienie, czego swietnym przykladem jest its alright, ma im only bleeding, pietnastozwrotkowy komentarz lat 60 i spoleczenstwa hameryki z ktorego pochodza jedne z najbardziej kultowe teksty, jak o nagim prezydencie, czy gilotynowaniu, no i jest pan tamburyniarz, ktory jest jednym z najbardziej kultowych utworow w dyskografii Dylana, tyle razy coverowany, a jednak tutaj brzmi dla mnie najlepiej, jeden z tych kawalkow ktore potrafia przeniesc czlowieka do innego miejsca, takim miejscem moga byc wrota edenu, czyli jeden z najbardziej enigmatyczno surrealistycznych fragmentow plyty, inspirowany Blejkowym songs of paradise, krazek zamyka fitujacy its all over now, ktory swietnie pasuje jako utwor ktorym pan Bob pozegnal sie z folkowym establiszmentem i swietnie pokazujacy dorastanie Dylana jako artysty, ktory szuka samego siebie, wydaje mi sie ze ta strona jest bogatsza lirycznie, chociaz to tylko cztery kawalki, ktore sa jednak bardziej rozbudowane niz rokowo blusowe eksperymenty pierszej strony, na plejke raczej nic nie dodam, bo juz dawno to zrobilem, ale musze dodac album na spotifajowa poleczke biblioteczna

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Sat Feb 12 2022
5

Ah Young Bob! don't cha' just love him.... get him before the cancel culture does! Saw him in '78 at Blackbushe Aerodrome in Hampshire, great day with Clapton, Graham Parker and the Rumour and Joan Armatrading plus more. One of those moments in my life when I realised what music can do! Classic this one from the early Dylan oeuvre with songs that are now classics. I could say there isn't a bad one on this but my particular favourites are "Subterranean Homesick Blues" "Maggies Farm" (which took on a whole new meaning in the early '80's inthe UK thanks to our then Prime minister. I would recommend The Blues Bands version!) "Love Minus Zero/No Limit" "Mr Tambourine Man" "It's Alright Ma' (I'm Only Bleeding) and "It's all Over Now Baby Blue" see I said the whole album is a classic really. Love it, Have it in my Vinyl collection and rightfully on this list.

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Sat Feb 12 2022
5

I am familiar with BOB DYLAN and his fifth album BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME, which I have and like very much. After listening to BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME, I still find Dylan to be one of the most consistent songwriter of his and our generation. He is not everyone’s cup of tea. The imagery expressed in DYLAN’s is startling and surreal. In 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die, besides BOB DYLAN - BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME, there are six other albums listed: THE FREEWHEELIN’ BOB DYLAN (1963); HIGHWAY 61 REVISITED (1965); BLONDE ON BLONDE (1966); BLOOD ON THE TRACKS (1975); TIME OUT OF MIND (1997); BOOTLEG SERIES VOL.4 LIVE 1966 (1998) Rate Artist: BOB DYLAN (5.0) Rate Album (Year): BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME (US 1965 Original) (5.0) Ranking of BOB DYLAN - BRINGING IT ALL BACK HOME songs No. Title Length Side one (Electric Side) 1. "Subterranean Homesick Blues" 2:21 10.0/10 2. "She Belongs to Me" 2:47 09.0/10 3. "Maggie's Farm" 3:54 10.0/10 4. "Love Minus Zero/No Limit" 2:51 08.0/10 5. "Outlaw Blues" 3:05 09.0/10 6. "On the Road Again" 2:35 09.0/10 7. "Bob Dylan's 115th Dream" 6:30 09.0/10 Side two (Acoustic Side) 8. "Mr. Tambourine Man" 5:30 10.0/10 9. "Gates of Eden" 5:40 09.0/10 10. "It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)" 7:29 10.0/10 11. "It's All Over Now, Baby Blue" 4:12 10.0/10 US 1965 Original Release 103.0/110 = 9.36 / 2 = 4.68

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Sun Feb 13 2022
5

Želja mi je imati sve njegove albume do 1967., a ovaj neka bude u prvih 5 albuma. Iako mi se jako sviđa album i volim Dylana dok je još bio isključivo na akustici (ne krivim ga ništa što je kasnije prešo na električnu ko što su mnogi ljudi bili protiv, dobar potez tho). Zapravo je cijeli album jako dobar, dao bi 9/10 ili pak 4.5/5, zato ovim putem javljam da dajem jako pozitivnu zvjezdicu za ovaj album. Također je važno napomenuti da ću ove godine proći sve njegove albume i rejtat ih. It's about damn time! Teško će biti, ali mi je to Bog rekao da napravim. Kaže: "Luka, ne budeš li rejtao Dob Bylana, oduzet ću ti majstorstvo u upravljanju viličarom." To sam shvatio personalno - samo čekam bolje vrijeme da mogu otić u prirodu, sjest negdje i pustit si sat vremena jednog albuma na dan. Sitnice su važne.

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Thu Mar 03 2022
5

I fucking LOVE this album! This might be my favourite iteration of Dylan, I just love him going electric. I know it caused such a stir back in the day when he shifted his style, but it was a bold ballsy move that works for him. He's always challenged his listeners to keep up with him or fuck off. He goes where his artistry guides him and does what he wants, a total maverick. "Don't ask me nothing about nothing, I just might tell you the truth.” Subterranean Homesick Blues is an incredible opening track, Maggie's Farm is such a fun bop (I love cranking that one and singing along loudly in the car), and Mr. Tambourine Man is a high watermark of Dylan's songwriting. It's all solid, the whole way through. It's a great fucking album. It is irresistibly fun and cheeky and it will always hold up. Well done, Bob. Well done!

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Tue Mar 08 2022
5

Great Dylan album that explores blues. One of my favorites.

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Wed Mar 09 2022
5

Dylan is such an important part of music history that it feels impossible to look at a song or an album without that layering over it. This is a beautiful album. Every single line on "It's Allright Ma'" has multiple meanings both within and without the context of the song. And then you add in the the repetitive music behind the lyrics. This is both an album to sing to and be inspired by.

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Wed Mar 09 2022
5

Fab-just brilliant.

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Tue Mar 22 2022
5

Fantastic

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Sun Mar 27 2022
5

Starts off strong, and stays steady from there.

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Tue Apr 26 2022
5

Fantastic album, maybe Dylan's best from the 60s.

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Fri May 06 2022
5

I think this is Bob Dylan's best album, this had significant impact on the culture and community at the time.

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Sun May 15 2022
5

Bob Dylan at his best. Poetry and folk music wedded in perfect bliss. The artfulness of his lyrics on this album is rarely surpassed

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Sun May 15 2022
5

TE AMO BOB

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Sat May 21 2022
5

I love Dylan's stream-of-consciousness rhymes with a passion, and he's just on fire on this album. A towering giant of music of any century.

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Mon Jun 06 2022
5

It's amazing to look at the track listing and recognize how many are familiar; 'Subterranean Homesick Blues', 'She Belongs to Me', 'Maggie's Farm', 'Love Minus Zero', 'Mr. Tambourine Man' and 'It's All Over Now, Baby Blue'. The great thing is a lot of these songs are quite simple musically, just a few chords, but the vocal delivery is astounding; Dylan is an underrated singer. It must have been quite a revelation back in 1965 to hear him "go electric". From a modern point of view, you have to wonder what all the fuss was about.

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Mon Jun 13 2022
5

What can you say, one of the great Dylan albums. Subterranean is outstanding, 115th Dream is still hilarious, Tambourine, Eden, Only Bleeding and Baby Blue still some of his all time best songs. The first side is great, but side B is pure gold. Not a duff song on here and the best was still to come.

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