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Napoleon in rags

Advantages: One of the seminal rock albums of all time
Disadvantages: None

...‘Highway 61 Revisited’ was Bob Dylan’s sixth album, and the second on which he used a full band, or more specifically, a rhythm section, plus musicians like Al Kooper (organ) and Mike Bloomfield (guitar). As for Highway 61 itself it stretches north to s ...

JOHNV 18.11.2004 · Read full review
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Yeeeeehaaaaaaa, yeeha, yeeeeeehaaa

Advantages: Relaxed, Dylan 'doing' country
Disadvantages: short, can grate a tad

Nashville Skyline isn't looked on too well by the bulk of Dylan fans, never mind the music press. It's one of the latest albums I have bought, I've been putting it off and buying all the "good" albums first (although I managed to pick up Self Portrait age ...

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Review of Nashville Skyline - Bob Dylan

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easy listening dylan.

Advantages: nice background tunes.
Disadvantages: the worst lyrics i've heard come out of bob's sanctified mouth.

...you can't get more blatant a change of direction than putting the word "nashville" in your album title... unfortunately, nashville did not really broaden bob's horizons. at the time it must've seemed a disappointment, and it seems that way now. in no way ...

spoffy 27.05.2001 · Read full review
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And I Present To You, The Piano Man!

Advantages: Some Nice Tracks That Show The Beginnings Of A Great Artist
Disadvantages: Not Quite A Classic

Piano Man is the first album Joel released after his time in piano bars and playing in clubs, which lends itself to the title. This period occurred after the poor showing of his first album, Cold Spring Harbour, an album that was originally released at th ...

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Review of Piano Man - Billy Joel

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Mr Piano Man

Advantages: Nice to listen to!
Disadvantages: Nothing

This song, by Billy Joel, is one of my favourites, i don't usually listen to Billy Joel, but when i heard this song i just had to get it, the music especially for the song is what really attracted me to it, I love the beginning with the harmonica, i even ...

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