“Self Portrait” by Bob Dylan - album review

features in: Album Chart of 1970Album Chart of the Decade: 1970s

TJR says

Dylan takes the namby-pamby tone of “Nashville Skyline” and manages to lower it further still with such embarrassments as “I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know” and “Let It Be Me”. At least his silly, annoying new croon suits the material. The double album endurance test features mostly cover versions along with some new compositions and four live recordings, two of which have featured on previous studio albums – “Like A Rolling Stone” and “She Belongs To Me”. Dylan would later claim that this album was intended as a joke to alienate those who would give unwanted adulation. Whatever. The record stands. Cheap tat, clearance bin bound…

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A1 [03:12] 5.4.png Bob Dylan - All The Tired Horses (Robert Zimmerman) Songwriter
A2 [02:57] 5.4.png Bob Dylan - Alberta #1 (Traditional) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
A3 [02:23] 1.8.png Bob Dylan - I Forgot More Than You’ll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null) Country
A4 [05:27] 5.9.png Bob Dylan - Days Of 49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner) Folk Rock / Americana
A5 [03:34] 3.3.png Bob Dylan - Early Mornin’ Rain (Gordon Lightfoot) Songwriter
A6 [02:28] 5.3.png Bob Dylan - In Search Of Little Sadie (Traditional) Folk Rock / Americana
B1 [03:00] 1.7.png Bob Dylan - Let It Be Me (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë) Pop Ballad
B2 [02:00] 5.6.png Bob Dylan - Little Sadie (Traditional) Folk
B3 [02:06] 6.1.png Bob Dylan - Woogie Boogie (Robert Zimmerman) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B4 [02:30] 5.2.png Bob Dylan - Belle Isle (Traditional) Folk
B5 [02:42] 4.5.png Bob Dylan - Living The Blues (Robert Zimmerman) Blues / Rhythm n Blues
B6 [05:18] 5.7.png Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone [live ’69] (Robert Zimmerman) Folk Rock / Americana
C1 [03:34] 7.3.png Bob Dylan - Copper Kettle (Alfred Frank Beddoe) Folk Rock / Americana
C2 [03:08] 4.3.png Bob Dylan - Gotta Travel On (Paul Clayton, Larry Ehrlich, David Lazar, Tom Six) Folk Rock / Americana
C3 [02:29] 3.3.png Bob Dylan - Blue Moon (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) Pop Ballad
C4 [02:48] 5.5.png Bob Dylan - The Boxer (Paul Simon) Songwriter
C5 [02:48] 6.9.png Bob Dylan - The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo) [live ’69] (Robert Zimmerman) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
C6 [03:03] 3.8.png Bob Dylan - Take Me As I Am (Or Let Me Go) (Boudleaux Bryant) Country
D1 [02:46] 2.3.png Bob Dylan - Take A Message To Mary (Boudleaux Bryant, Felice Bryant) Country
D2 [03:15] 4.6.png Bob Dylan - It Hurts Me Too (Traditional) Songwriter
D3 [03:33] 4.6.png Bob Dylan - Minstrel Boy [live ’69] (Robert Zimmerman) Blues Rock / Soul Rock
D4 [02:44] 5.4.png Bob Dylan - She Belongs To Me [live ’69] (Robert Zimmerman) Folk Rock / Americana
D5 [03:09] 4.2.png Bob Dylan - Wigwam (Robert Zimmerman) Pop Ballad
D6 [03:12] 4.5.png Bob Dylan - Alberta #2 (Traditional) Pop

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