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Bob Dylan- Highway 61 Revisited (1965)

Updated: Feb 1

Highway 61 Revisited


Released August 30, 1965

Recorded June- August 1965

Highway 61 Revisited, Bob Dylan's sixth studio album, marked a pivotal shift in his career, transitioning from acoustic folk to a more electric sound. The album featured iconic tracks like "Like A Rolling Stone," a groundbreaking song that reached #2 on the charts. The record's eclectic mix draws inspiration from blues, folk, and rock, showcasing Dylan's poetic and thought-provoking lyrics. The title track, "Highway 61 Revisited," refers to a cultural and musical journey, tying together biblical references and intriguing characters. Dylan's unique storytelling and musical experimentation make the album a classic, ranking 18th on Rolling Stone's list of the Greatest Albums. The record reached as high as #3 on the U.S. Billboard Charts and has earned platinum record status.

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