Bob Dylan Turns 80; Celebrate Living Legend’s Birthday With His Top 5 Music Albums
Bob Dylan Turns 80; Celebrate Living Legend’s Birthday With His Top 5 Music Albums

Bob Dylan, the living legend, celebrates his milestone birthday today as he turns 80. Known as a master of folk music, Dylan has embraced every form of popular music and his influence reaches across genres.

Dylan single-mindedly pursued rock-based sound and as a fruitful outcome, it made him a cultural icon of the sixties. In the evolving decades, this music legend has always sought to stretch his music boundaries due to which he has given a number of hit albums. Another thing about Dylan which made him stand out was the effort he uses to put in to draw a magnificent body of work.

Apart from his lyric writing and singing, another thing for which Dylan was famous was Never Ending Tour. In 2016, this folk music master during his tour held 75 concerts which were the lowest concerts Dylan had performed in a year ever since Never Ending Tour’s debut in 1988.

To celebrate living legend’s 80th birthday, here is a list of top 5 music albums by Bob Dylan:

1.The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan (1963) – This was Dylan’s first classic album which marked him as a coming of age as composer. This will surely melt your heart.

2.Bringing It All Back Home (1965) – This album is simply split into two halves, electric and acoustic.

3.John Wesley Harding (1967) – Post-motorcycle accident Dylan released this album which was a spiritual celebration of the poor and oppressed. And it went on to be one of Dylan’s most influential and noteworthy works.

4.Desire (1975) – Desire basically unraveled Dylan’s skill of being a storyteller. “Hurricane”, “Isis” and “Stab” are the three major highlight songs of this album.

5.Rough and Rowdy Ways (2020) – Dylan’s 39th studio album was exceptionally mind-blowing and received universal acclaim, proving that the singer-songwriter has a lot much left within him.


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