Planet Waves is still my favorite Dylan LP. I love the song Hazel on that album. I think it is the only studio album he made with The Band.

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This thread is a keeper. Agree with so many. Haven't yet seen "Hurricane." The whole album.

Saw Bob and Rolling Thunder Revue in Worcester MA, November 1975.


When I Paint My Masterpiece

It Ain't Me, Babe

The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll

It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry

Romance in Durango


Blowin' in the Wind

Wild Mountain Thyme( Francis McPeake cover)

Mama, You Been on My Mind

Dark as a Dungeon(Merle Travis cover)

I Shall Be Released

Tangled Up in Blue

Oh, Sister


One More Cup of Coffee (Valley Below)


Just Like a Woman

Knockin' on Heaven's Door

This Land Is Your Land

(Woody Guthrie cover)

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Nice Snarl on your chops at the Chelsea Hotel^^

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I find it impossible, even ridiculous to pick a “best.” And yet that stunning photo has you surrounded by what are definitely “best” or most frequently spun albums. For some reason I think Bob listened to The Wave as part of his birthday celebration!

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I do not have a song to share, because this song, is everything to me right now, for so many reasons.

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Dirge and Wedding Song. In my view, two of his most profoundly emotional, and too often overlooked, songs. I bought Planet Waves the day it came out, and recall being just thrilled with it, and those two songs in particular resonated deeply with me.

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I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine always gives me the deep feeling. It's simple but impenetrable like a Japanese ghost story. A haiku, a mystery.

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Just like a woman, especially from the Royal Albert Hall concert in 66, undoes me everytime

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Self portrait. The album.

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Recently, Series of Dreams. Second favorite - My 79-year old brother shares the birthday, so my early phone call to him is my singing as many verses of Tangled Up in Blue before he begs me to stop.

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Blind Willie McTell

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Knocking on Heavens Door

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I’m sick of love - Take 2

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Two: Ballad of a Thin Man, Make you Feel My Love. Not brilliant. Different moods. 💜

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I can’t say it better than Bob here. Its no wonder he spoke to the hearts and minds and aspirations of a generation…. This is what the world needs now:

“All the foes will rise with the sleep still in their eyes

And they'll jerk from their beds, and think they're dreamin'

But they'll pinch themselves and squeal

And they'll know that it's for real

The hour that the ship comes in

And they'll raise their hands sayin', "We'll meet all your demands"

But we'll shout from the bow, "Your days are numbered"

And like Pharaoh's tribe, they'll be drowned in the tide

And like Goliath, they'll be conquered”

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