Thursday, September 03, 2015
Bob Dylan: Desire (1976)
When Dylan is on, he is really on, and this is a really good record. I know people who claim Desire to be his best record. I favour others for that title, but this really has something. I suppose the most famous song is Hurricane, his ode to Ruben "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer falsely convicted (and later exonerated) of murder, but not before he had spent 20 years in prison.
There are other great tracks here too, like Isis (a song title that would suggest a different meaning today), and Mozambique. Once again, good luck trying to find this track on the web.