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Bob Dylan: Tempest
Buy! - (Columbia)
The songwriting legend’s in top form on his latest album, an appropriately titled set of lyrically dark and stormy songs expertly clothed in a variety of vintage styles from lightly swinging jump blues, ‘60s soul and early rock ‘n’ roll to Roadhouse Chicago blues and ancient folk ballads, fleshed out by his razor-sharp road band. As with other recent albums, he freely quotes old songs like an early bluesman, and while the sounds may be comfortingly familiar, the lyrics are mostly ominous and often scathing, laced with violence and circling around death. 9/7/2012 - Don Yates
Other Bob Dylan album reviews:

The Witmark Demos 1962-1964 (The Bootleg Series Vol. 9) - 10/22/2010
Together Through Life - 4/23/2009
Tell Tale Signs: The Bootleg Series Vol. 8 - 10/1/2008
Modern Times - 8/31/2006
Love and Theft - 9/15/2001
Live 1966 - 11/15/1998
Time Out Of Mind - 10/15/1997



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