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 - Greatest Hits - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $18.75, €16.80 (New Item) (arrived 23-Oct-2020 14:28)on October 23, 2020 at 11:04 pm
BOB DYLAN Greatest Hits (1967 UK 12-track stereo LP compilation on the plain orange label, front laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve shows minimal age wear & the vinyl grades EX/EX- with a few faint paper hairlines & spindle marks not affecting play)
- Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin' - early 70s - UK - vinyl LP - £20.00, $25.00, €22.40 (New Item) (arrived 05-Oct-2020 16:42)on October 23, 2020 at 11:04 pm
BOB DYLAN The Times They Are A-Changin' (Early 70s UK issue of the 1964 10-track stereo vinyl LP with smooth plain orange labels, matt picture sleeve with '4 Outlined Epitaphs' on the back. The sleeve shows just a little shelf wear and the vinylis Excellent with few signs of play)
- Bob Dylan - Highway 61 Revisited - 1st - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £150.00, $187.50, €168.00 (New Item) (arrived 29-Sep-2020 17:20)on October 23, 2020 at 11:04 pm
BOB DYLAN Highway 61 Revisited (Rare 1965 UK first issue 9-track mono LP on the 'rough' textured orange label, front laminated picture sleeve with rounded flipbacks BPG62572). See 'more info' for further details...
- Bob Dylan - John Wesley Harding - 2nd - UK - vinyl LP - £45.00, $56.25, €50.40 (Back In Stock) (arrived 30-Sep-2020 10:44)on October 23, 2020 at 11:04 pm
BOB DYLAN John Wesley Harding (1970 UK second issue of the 1968 12-track MONO vinyl LP on the smooth & plain orange label, front laminated picture sleeve. The sleeve has a crease across the top right corner & otherwise shows minimal shelfwearand a very clean non-laminated back, whilst the vinyl remains excellent with just a couple of light surface marks to show for its forty five years BPG63252)
- Bob Dylan - Nashville Skyline - 1st Mono - Quality - UK - vinyl LP - £125.00, $156.25, €140.00 (Back In Stock) (arrived 30-Sep-2020 10:44)on October 23, 2020 at 11:04 pm
BOB DYLAN Nashville Skyline (Rare 1969 UK 10-track mono LP on the plain orange label with 'Blossom Music/B. Feldman' label credit, and catalogue number prefixed with M on the label. Front laminated picture sleeve with 'Quality Stationery' printing credit also confirming it as a first press & the catalogue number present below the CBS logo on the front. This copy is in fantastic condition with the sleeve showing very few signs of storage other than just a few small creases in the laminate and otherwise boasting edges and panels remain free of wear, bight and vivid including the unlaminated back cover which looks remarkably near pristine. On close inpsection there are just a few minor spindle marks/rubs evident on the label indicating very liitle play, while the vinyl itself housed it in its original company inner looks free of any wear - a fantastic near as new example of this classic & one of the finest that we've ever seen!)