‘Blonde on Blonde,’ the most mysterious, majestic and seductive of #BobDylan alb…

‘Blonde on Blonde,’ the most mysterious, majestic and seductive of #BobDylan alb…

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‘Blonde on Blonde,’ the most mysterious, majestic and seductive of #BobDylan albums – not to mention the greatest – was released 50 years ago this week. Recorded fast with Nashville session cats who were used to grinding out country hits, the double-album has a slick studio polish that makes it sound totally unlike any of his other albums, with sparkling piano frills and a soulful shitkicker groove. Yet the glossy surface just makes the songs more haunting. Released on May 16th, 1966, it remains the pinnacle of Dylan’s genius – he never sounded lonelier than in “Visions of Johanna,” funnier than in “I Want You,” more desperate than in “Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again.” Click through the link in our bio to read more of what Rob Sheffield has to say about the music milestone. Photograph By Bjorn Larsson Ask

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‘Blonde on Blonde,’ the most mysterious, majestic and seductive of #BobDylan albums – not to mention the greatest – was released 50 years ago this week. Recorded fast with Nashville session cats who were used to grinding out country hits, the double-album has a slick studio polish that makes it sound totally unlike any of his other albums, with sparkling piano frills and a soulful shitkicker groove. Yet the glossy surface just makes the songs more haunting. Released on May 16th, 1966, it remains the pinnacle of Dylan’s genius – he never sounded lonelier than in “Visions of Johanna,” funnier than in “I Want You,” more desperate than in “Stuck Inside of Mobile With the Memphis Blues Again.” Click through the link in our bio to read more of what Rob Sheffield has to say about the music milestone. Photograph By Bjorn Larsson Ask