01. Blowin' In The Wind (2:49)
02. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right (3:39)
03. The Time They Are A-Changin' (3:14)
04. It Ain't Me Babe (3:35)
05. Maggie's Farm (3:54)
06. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue (4:17)
07. Mr. Tambourine Man (5:29)
08. Subterranean Homesick Blues (2:20)
09. Like A Rolling Stone (6:10)
10. Positively 4th Street (3:55)
11. Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window (3:34)
12. I Want You (3:06)
13. Just Like A Woman (4:53)
14. Rainy Day Woman #12 & 35 (4:36)
15. All Along The Watchtower (2:34)
16. Quinn The Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn) (2:20)
17. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (2:41)
18. Lay Lady Lay (3:19)
19. If Not For You (2:42)
20. I Shall Be Released (3:04)
21. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere (2:46)
22. Knockin' On Heaven's Door (2:33)
01. Forever Young (4:59)
02. Tangled Up In Blue (5:43)
03. Shelter From The Storm (5:03)
04. Hurricane (8:34)
05. Changing Of The Guards (6:3
06. Gotta Serve Somebody (5:25)
07. Blind Willie McTell (5:53)
08. Jokerman (6:16)
09. Tight Connection To My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love ?) (5:26)
10. Silvio (3:0
11. Everything Is Broken (3:13)
12. Dignity (Alternate Version) (5:37)
13. Not Dark Yet (6:30)
14. Things Have Changed (5:10)
There will always be songs that the listener will feel were a mistake to omit, and for me "Ballad of a Thin Man" is the one I wish had been in this collection.
Disc One starts in 1962, with the folk days of "Blowing in the Wind", to when he went electric with "Like a Rolling Stone" from the ground-breaking Highway 61 Revisited, to the soft lilting folk/country sound of "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" from John Wesley Harding, released in 1967.
Disc Two starts with the romantic "Lay, Lady, Lay" from 1969's Nashville Skyline, through the 70's and the return of acoustic guitar and harmonica with two songs from Blood on the Tracks, to end the decade with the beginning of his Christian recordings, and a great track from Slow Train Coming, "Gotta Serve Someone".
Ten years later brings him to the fabulous "Everything is Broken", from Oh Mercy, and the collection ends with "Things Have Changed" from 1999, which was featured in the film "Wonder Boys", and the reason I bought this CD set. After viewing the film, what I remembered and liked the most was this powerful, marvelous song..
I am one of those that feel no one sings Dylan better than Dylan, and truly enjoy his rough, expressive voice; it is interesting to hear it through the span of nearly forty years on one compilation...it has become huskier, with a bit more wobble, but to my ears better than ever.
Total time for Disc One is 56:24, Disc Two 68:31, and the sound quality varies somewhat from song to song, but overall it is excellent.
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