A few cases of Beaujolais, his only 6 hours of real studio time in 1964 and “Another Side..” was born. This was defiantly Another Side of Bob Dylan, “complicated” love songs and only one “protest song” – Chimes of Freedom”. COF is filled symbolism & surrealism, not like his earlier “topical songs”.
Many “Dylan writers” consider it to be among his 5-10 best albums, I don’t. It’s a very important album, but I would not put it on top 10.
- Chimes of Freedom
- My Back Pages
- It Ain’t Me Babe
- Spanish Harlem Incident
Another Side of Bob Dylan is the fourth studio album by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. It was released August 8, 1964 by Columbia Records.
The album deviates from the more socially conscious style which Dylan had developed with his previous LP, The Times They Are A-Changin’. The change prompted criticism from some influential figures in the folk community – Sing Out! editor Irwin Silber complained that Dylan had “somehow lost touch with people” and was caught up in “the paraphernalia of fame”.
|Released||August 8, 1964|
|Recorded||June 9, 1964 at Columbia Studios, New York City|
It ain’t me babe:
My Back Pages – Live @ Madison Square Garden, New York City – 1992
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