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The Times They Are A-Changin'

The Times They Are A-Changin'

by Bob Dylan Bob Dylan
The Times They Are A-Changin'

The Times They Are A-Changin'

by Bob Dylan Bob Dylan

CD(Dutch Import)

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Overview

If The Times They Are a-Changin' isn't a marked step forward from The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, even if it is his first collection of all originals, it's nevertheless a fine collection all the same. It isn't as rich as Freewheelin', and Dylan has tempered his sense of humor considerably, choosing to concentrate on social protests in the style of "Blowin' in the Wind." With the title track, he wrote an anthem that nearly equaled that song, and "With God on Our Side" and "Only a Pawn in Their Game" are nearly as good, while "Ballad of Hollis Brown" and "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" are remarkably skilled re-castings of contemporary tales of injustice. His absurdity is missed, but he makes up for it with the wonderful "One Too Many Mornings" and "Boots of Spanish Leather," two lovely classics. If there are a couple of songs that don't achieve the level of the aforementioned songs, that speaks more to the quality of those songs than the weakness of the remainder of the record. And that's also true of the album itself -- yes, it pales next to its predecessor, but it's terrific by any other standard.


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Product Details

Release Date: 05/11/2010
Label: Imports
UPC: 5099751989226
catalogNumber: 900431
Rank: 104955

Tracks

  1. The Times They Are A-Changin'
  2. Ballad of Hollis Brown
  3. With God on Our Side
  4. One Too Many Mornings
  5. North Country Blues
  6. Only a Pawn in Their Game
  7. Boots of Spanish Leather
  8. When the Ship Comes In
  9. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
  10. Restless Farewell

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