10 Best Classical Songs by Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan is an American singer and artist who is the luckiest one for having his name in the list of 100 greatest singers of all time.  He sang hundreds of songs and most of his songs were written by him and became viral worldwide, especially, in the US and UK.  Here is the detail of best songs by Bob Dylan.

(10)  Every grain of sand: –

This song is the part of the 21st studio album “Shot of Love”. He recorded this song on May 4, 1981, and the album was released on August 10, 1981, by Columbia Records. It is considered to be the last of the trinity of Christian albums. 

(9)   Visions of Johanna: –

This song is a part of the 7th studio album “Blonde on Blonde”. It was recorded on February 14, 1966, and the album was released on June 20, 1966, by Columbia Records. “Visions of Johanna” song is one of highest achievements of Bob Dylan and is recorded in the list of 500 greatest songs of all time. In 1999, it was listed as greatest song lyrics ever written. This song was written by Bob Dylan with great lyrics. 

(8)   Mr. Tambourine Man: –

Bob Dylan released 5th studio album “Bringing It All Back Home” which was recorded on January 15, 1965, and the album was released on March 22, 1965, by Columbia Records. This song was a great hit by Bob Dylan and was recorded many times in different languages. This song was written by Dylan and became part of television shows, movies, and other programs. Because of this song, his name was added in the list of 100 greatest artists of all the time.

(7)   It’s Alright, Ma (I’m Only Bleeding): – 

This song is also the part of the album “Bringing It All Back Home”. This song is one of the favorite songs of Bob Dylan, and he used to sing this song in most of his live concerts. It was considered as a masterpiece which described the most memorable lyrical images of Dylan.

(6)   I Shall Be Released: –

This song is the part of the second compilation album “Bob Dylan’s Greatest Hits Vol. II”. The song was recorded on September 24, 1971, and the album was released on November 17, 1971, by Columbia Records. This song was sung in 1976 by Bob Dylan’s band at its farewell concert. People were affected emotionally by this song.

(5)   All Along the Watchtower: –

After the success of 7th studio album, Bob Dylan Composed the 8th album “John Wesley Harding” and released it on December 27, 1967, by Columbia Records. He recorded this song on November 6, 1967, and was thought to be among the best songs of Bob Dylan. That was the only song what Bob Dylan sang in most of his live concerts.   

(4)   Just Like a Woman: –

The 7th studio album “Blonde on Blonde” was among the top 500 albums of all the time and “Just Like a woman” song was also a part of that album. This song was recorded on March 8, 1966, and the album was released on June 20, 1966, by Columbia Records. In 2011, this song was ranked at #232 in the list of “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” by the “rolling stone magazine”.

(3)   Tangled Up in Blue: –

This song is the part of the 15th studio album “blood on the tracks”. It was recorded on December 30, 1974, and the album was released on January 20, 1975, by Columbia Records. This song was ranked at #68 in the list of “500 greatest songs of all time” by the “rolling stone magazine”. Billboard Hot 100 also ranked this song at #31 in their list.

(2)   A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall: –

Bob Dylan composed his 2nd studio album “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan” on May 27, 1963, and made the song “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” the part of this album. This song was recorded on December 6, 1962, and was considered as the greatest protest song of that time. It was a motivational song and was written immediately by Bob Dylan in reply of Cuban Missile Crisis.

  1. Like a Rolling Stone: –

This song is from the album “highway 61 Revisited” which was released on August 30, 1965. “Like a Rolling Stone” was ranked at No. 1 in the list of “500 Greatest songs of all time” (Ranked by Rolling stone Magazine). Billboard Hot 100 also ranked this song at #1 in their list.  This song was awarded “Grammy Hall of Fame” award. The lyrics of this song won the prize of $2 million (an auction in 2014) for a world’s best music manuscript.

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