Positively Bob Dylan

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Self Portrait

Year: 1970
Produced by: Bob Johnston
3/5
24 of 24 songs rated
718 ratings in total
Dylan's second double-album was a death-blow to his old fans from the 1960s. It is a collection of outtakes and live recordings, an "official bootleg" somehow. Often referred to as "Dylan's worst album" it received extremely poor reviews upon its release, but still went gold in the US.
Neither the songs nor the cover illustration actually represent any kind of "self portrait", according to Dylan it was "just a joke".

Track Song Ratings
1 All the Tired Horses (Bob Dylan)
3.8/5
84 votes
6 comments
2 Alberta, No. 1 (Traditional)
3/5
27 votes
3 I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know (Cecil A. Null)
2.8/5
26 votes
4 Days of '49 (Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Frank Warner)
3.8/5
32 votes
1 comment
5 Early Mornin' Rain (Gordon Lightfoot)
3/5
27 votes
6 In Search of Little Sadie (Traditional)
2.9/5
29 votes
7 Let It Be Me (Gilbert Bécaud, Mann Curtis, Pierre Delanoë)
2.9/5
29 votes
8 Little Sadie (Traditional)
2.5/5
24 votes
9 Woogie Boogie (Bob Dylan)
1.7/5
25 votes
10 Belle Isle (Traditional)
3.3/5
37 votes
2 comments
11 Living the Blues (Bob Dylan)
2.8/5
24 votes
12 Like a Rolling Stone [Live 1969] (Bob Dylan)
 Originally released on »Highway 61 Revisited«
2.4/5
24 votes
13 Copper Kettle (Alfred Frank Beddoe)
 B-side  
3.7/5
36 votes
1 comment
14 Gotta Travel On (Paul Clayton, Larry Ehrlich, David Lazar, Tom Six)
2.8/5
25 votes
15 Blue Moon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
2.1/5
24 votes
16 The Boxer (Paul Simon)
2.3/5
26 votes
17 The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) [Live 1969] (Bob Dylan)
3.4/5
32 votes
18 Take Me as I Am (Or Let Me Go) (Boudleaux Bryant)
2.4/5
24 votes
19 Take a Message to Mary (Felice Bryant, Boudleaux Bryant)
2.8/5
27 votes
1 comment
20 It Hurts Me Too (Traditional)
2.8/5
26 votes
1 comment
21 Minstrel Boy (Bob Dylan)
2.8/5
26 votes
22 She Belongs to Me [Live 1969] (Bob Dylan)
 Originally released on »Bringing It All Back Home«
2.5/5
24 votes
23 Wigwam (Bob Dylan)
 Single  
3.4/5
36 votes
2 comments
24 Alberta, No. 2 (Traditional)
2.9/5
24 votes


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