Bob Dylan -- Desolation Row

August 28, 2015

Released just 50 years ago this month as the last track on Highway 61 Revisited, Desolation Row is a complex and enigmatic meditation on the cultural chaos of the times. It is also a cultural break point in its own right, a nostalgic goodbye, as Dylan's sole acoustic riff on an album that transitions to electronic rock.

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