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 - Songs To Woody - French - 2-LP vinyl set - £19.99, $27.39, €23.19 (New Item) (arrived 21-Sep-2021 10:24)on September 21, 2021 at 11:06 am
BOB DYLAN Songs To Woody (2018 French 24-track compilation 2LP set, glossy picture sleeve with gold '80th Birthday Collector Edition' sticker still on opened shrink. The sleeve shows minimal wear and the discs look unplayed!)
- Bob Dylan - His Ultimate Collection - Sealed - Dutch - vinyl LP - £25.00, $34.25, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 16-Sep-2021 11:43)on September 21, 2021 at 11:06 am
BOB DYLAN His Ultimate Collection (2019 Dutch only 16-track vinyl LP compilation album, housed in a picture sleeve. This remains in a brand new & factory sealed condition)
- Bob Dylan - More Blood, More Tracks - Hype-Stickered Shrink - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £24.99, $34.24, €28.99 (New Item) (arrived 15-Sep-2021 15:13)on September 21, 2021 at 11:06 am
BOB DYLAN More Blood, More Tracks (2018 UK/EU 11-track double album 2-LP, Volume 14 in the official Bootleg Series - hear 'Blood On The Tracks' the way you've never heard it before. Includes alternate versions of Tangled Up In Blue, Simple Twist Of Fate and 8 more, plus a previously unreleased version of Up To Me. Picture sleeve with gloss spot-varnish print, still in the hype-stickered open shrink and remains in a 'near as new' condition)
- Bob Dylan - Springtime In New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16 1980-1985 - Sealed - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £39.99, $54.79, €46.39 (New Item) (arrived 15-Sep-2021 16:40)on September 21, 2021 at 11:06 am
BOB DYLAN Springtime In New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16 1980-1985 (2021 UK/EU limited edition 11-track double album 2-LP set highlighting 11 previously unreleased studio recordings from 1980-1985. Housed inside a slim picture box with extensive liner notes and track-by-track commentary, hype sticker & factory sealed)
- Bob Dylan - Springtime In New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16 1980-1985 - 5CD Box Set - Sealed - UK - cd album box set - £134.99, $184.94, €156.59 (New Item) (arrived 15-Sep-2021 16:48)on September 21, 2021 at 11:06 am
BOB DYLAN Springtime In New York: The Bootleg Series Vol. 16 1980-1985 (2021 UK/EU Deluxe Edition 5CD Box Set, includes 55 previously unreleased studio recordings from 1980 to 1985. Hardcover book with rare and unseen photography and memorabilia, extensive liner notes and track-by-track commentary. Picture box with hype sticker, factory sealed)