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Rolling Stone (USA) - The 70 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs (2011)

Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:44 pm
by Old Forums
1 Like a Rolling Stone
2 A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
3 Tangled Up in Blue
4 Just Like a Woman
5 All Along the Watchtower
6 I Shall Be Released
7 It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
8 Mr. Tambourine Man
9 Visions of Johanna
10 Every Grain of Sand
11 It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
12 Desolation Row
13 Subterranean Homesick Blues
14 Highway 61 Revisited
15 Simple Twist of Fate
16 Positively 4th Street
17 This Wheel's on Fire
18 Ballad of a Thin Man
19 Blind Willie McTell
20 Blowin' in the Wind
21 Mississippi
22 Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
23 Forever Young
24 Lay, Lady, Lay
25 Knockin' on Heaven's Door
26 Masters of War
27 Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
28 The Times They Are A-Changin'
29 You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
30 Girl from the North Country
31 Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?
32 Chimes of Freedom
33 Idiot Wind
34 Isis
35 The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
36 With God on Our Side
37 Maggie's Farm
38 My Back Pages
39 Hurricane
40 I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine
41 I'll Keep It With Mine
42 I Threw It All Away
43 Gotta Serve Somebody
44 Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again
45 It Ain't Me, Babe
46 Jokerman
47 Spanish Harlem Incident
48 Sara
49 Up to Me
50 Not Dark Yet
51 Things Have Changed
52 Tears of Rage
53 When I Paint My Masterpiece
54 4th Time Around
55 If Not for You
56 You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
57 Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
58 Percy's Song
59 Million Dollar Bash
60 Buckets of Rain
61 It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
62 Queen Jane Approximately
63 If You See Her, Say Hello
64 Abandoned Love
65 Tough Mama
66 Shelter from the Storm
67 Leopard Skin Pill-Box Hat
68 One Too Many Mornings
69 One More Cup of Coffee (The Valley Below)
70 To Ramona

Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs (2013

Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:55 pm
by Harold
RS just put out a special Bob Dylan Collectors Edition, which expanded this list to 100. The top 70 are unchanged from above; here's #71-100:

71 Most Likely You Go Your Way and I'll Go Mine
72 Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
73 I'm Not There
74 All I Really Want to Do
75 Sweetheart Like You
76 Gates of Eden
77 Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You
78 Absolutely Sweet Marie
79 Romance in Durango
80 Someone's Got a Hold of My Heart
81 Series of Dreams
82 One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
83 Nettie Moore
84 The Man in Me
85 She's Your Lover Now
86 Meet Me in the Morning
87 Most of the Time
88 Tombstone Blues
89 Changing of the Guards
90 The Groom's Still Waiting at the Altar
91 You're a Big Girl Now
92 Going, Going, Gone
93 Pay in Blood
94 Highlands
95 On a Night Like This
96 Farewell, Angelina
97 Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)
98 Corrina, Corrina
99 John Wesley Harding
100 Senor (Tales of Yankee Power)

Re: Rolling Stone (USA) - The 70 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs (2

Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:08 pm
by Daniel
Grr. I bought the magazine with the Top 70 when it came out. If I would have known they were putting out a Top 100 in 2 years, I would have gladly waited for the expanded, better-bound edition. Oh well, it's nice to know they've done a Top 100 for Dylan, following The Beatles. Who's next? The Rolling Stones? Elvis Presley? I hope this is a series they continue (but perhaps on a more frequent basis).

Also, am I the only person who thinks "I Want You" is one of Dylan's greatest songs? First an omission from his recent 3-CD greatest hits album, and now this!

And still no "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight," "Quinn the Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)," "Sign on the Window," or "Make You Feel My Love"?

Re: Rolling Stone (USA) - The 70 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs (2

Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:28 am
by Harold
For me, the two most glaring omissions are my two favorite songs from John Wesley Harding: "As I Went Out One Morning" and, especially, "Dear Landlord," one of the greatest hey-there-God songs ever written (by Dylan, who's done a few, or anyone else).