From the NME.
It’s Dylan’s 23rd Top 10 album, and his 50th to get a Top 40 position. As the new record states, the legendary singer/songwriter now has Top 40 albums in the last seven decades – eight in the 1960s, 14 in the ’70s, seven in the ’80s, four in the ’90s, seven in the ’00s, nine in the 2010s, and now his first in the 2020s.
In the UK, meanwhile, Dylan’s new album took the top spot, followed at No. 2 by Neil Young’s “lost” 1975 album ‘Homegrown’.
Giving ‘Rough And Rowdy Ways’ a five-star review before its release, NME wrote: “The roots of the erosion of US democracy plays out against a backdrop of counter-culture revolution. Between flickering scenes from Dealey Plaza and Parkland hospital, Dylan widens the shot to take in the birth of rock’n’roll, The Beatles, Woodstock and Altamont, before unleashed a bombardment of musical, cinematic and social references stretching the entire 20th Century, like ‘We Didn’t Start The Fire’ grew up and got a degree.
“Bluesmen, silent movie clowns, soul queens, jazz greats, rockers, hippies and pin-ups – Dylan revels in a hundred years of creative progress as if in accusation of America’s immutable ideological savagery. JFK, he’s saying, was just the highest profile, on-camera bloodstain to be splashed across the stars and stripes.”
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- Bob Dylan - Shadows In The Night - 180gm + CD - Opened shrink - UK - vinyl LP - £29.99, $35.99, €34.79 (New Item) (arrived 29-Nov-2022 16:39)on November 30, 2022 at 8:01 am
BOB DYLAN Shadows In The Night (2015 UK limited edition 10-track LP pressed on 180gram Vinyl. 36th studio album form Bob Dylan, in which the songwriter covers pop standards by Frank Sinatra, giving his own take on The Night We Called Ita Day, Full Moon and Empty Arms, and more. Also includes a full CD version of the album. Housed in a picture sleeve with credits inner - still in its original opened hype-stickered shrink, with both the sleeve and vinyl remain in near 'as new'condition)
- Bob Dylan - Desire - 1st - UK - vinyl LP - £25.00, $30.00, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 28-Nov-2022 11:45)on November 30, 2022 at 8:01 am
BOB DYLAN Desire (1975 UK first issue 9-track LP, a great mid seventies longplayer from Mr Zimmerman, including the full eight minute version of Hurricane, complete with illustrated credits inner, picture sleeve with 'CBS 86003' on front. Thesleeve shows minimal shelfwear and the vinyl looks barely played CBS86003)
- Bob Dylan - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan - Japanese - Blu-Spec CDS - £34.99, $41.99, €40.59 (New Item) (arrived 23-Nov-2022 17:46)on November 30, 2022 at 8:01 am
BOB DYLAN The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (2009 Japanese exclusive limited edition 13-track Blu-Spec CD [an audio CD format using Blu-Ray technology, playable on all CD players], originally released in 1963, housed in a standard jewel case with picture sleeve, lyrics & obi strip SICP-20214)
- Bob Dylan - Bringing It All Back Home - Japanese - Blu-Spec CDS - £34.99, $41.99, €40.59 (New Item) (arrived 23-Nov-2022 17:49)on November 30, 2022 at 8:01 am
BOB DYLAN Bringing It All Back Home (2009 Japanese exclusive limited edition 11-track Blu-Spec CD [an audio Compact Disc format using Blu-Ray technology and playable on all CD players], originally released in 1965, housed in a standardjewel case with picture sleeve, lyrics, and blue & white obi strip SICP20217)
- Bob Dylan - Blonde On Blonde - Japanese - Blu-Spec CDS - £34.99, $41.99, €40.59 (New Item) (arrived 23-Nov-2022 17:51)on November 30, 2022 at 8:01 am
BOB DYLAN Blonde On Blonde (2009 Japanese exclusive limited edition 14-track Blu-Spec CD [a new audio CD format using Blu-Ray technology, playable on all CD players], originally released in 1966, includes the classics 'Rainy Day Women #12&35' and 'Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat', standard jewel case with picture sleeve, Japanese/English lyric booklet & obi-strip SICP-20091)