“Blood On The Tracks” by Bob Dylan - album review

TJR says

Well, his spell at Asylum Records didn’t last too long – he was straight back to Columbia after just 1 year away, and “Blood On The Tracks” was a comeback in more ways than one. There’s a folk rock jangle back in the grooves and a spit back in the vocal – it’s almost like he’s the writer, arranger and conductor who’s finally back in full control of the orchestra. Most of the lyrics on the album revolve around heartache, anger, and loneliness and the songs that make up the LP are seen by most Dylan biographers as having been inspired by his personal turmoil at the time, particularly his separation from his then-wife Sara Dylan. Told of the album’s lasting popularity, Dylan was later to say (in a radio interview by Mary Travers): “A lot of people tell me they enjoy that album. It’s hard for me to relate to that. I mean, it, you know, people enjoying that type of pain, you know?” When speaking as to how the album seems to speak of the artist’s own personal pain, Dylan replied that he didn’t write “confessional songs”. Autobiographical or not, the passion on display here lifts Dylan back up where he should be – creating brilliant, affecting music…

The Jukebox Rebel
10-Jun-2007

A1 [05:42] 7.3.png Bob Dylan - Tangled Up In Blue (Robert Zimmerman) Folk Rock / Americana
A2 [04:19] 7.6.png Bob Dylan - Simple Twist Of Fate (Robert Zimmerman) Folk
A3 [04:36] 6.0.png Bob Dylan - You’re A Big Girl Now (Robert Zimmerman) Songwriter
A4 [07:48] 9.3.png Bob Dylan - Idiot Wind (Robert Zimmerman) Folk Rock / Americana
A5 [02:55] 7.0.png Bob Dylan - You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go (Robert Zimmerman) Folk
B1 [04:22] 5.7.png Bob Dylan - Meet Me In The Morning (Robert Zimmerman) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
B2 [08:51] 9.8.png Bob Dylan - Lily, Rosemary And The Jack Of Hearts (Robert Zimmerman) Folk Rock / Americana
B3 [04:49] 6.7.png Bob Dylan - If You See Her, Say Hello (Robert Zimmerman) Folk
B4 [05:02] 7.7.png Bob Dylan - Shelter From The Storm (Robert Zimmerman) Folk
B5 [03:22] 7.8.png Bob Dylan - Buckets Of Rain (Robert Zimmerman) Folk




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