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PostPosted: Thu November 30th, 2017, 21:19 GMT 

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I eventually came across this list compiled by Japanese musical magazine Record Collectors on the Internet. The issue was published in September, 2012:
http://blog.goo.ne.jp/wakaki_1968/e/aaceb8550ed49a58fc584aa593c675ed
1. Like A Rolling Stone
2. Just Like a Woman
3. Subterranean Homesick Blues
4. Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
5. I Want You
6. Tangled Up in Blue
7. Stuck inside the Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again
8. Blowin' in the Wind
9. All Along the Watchtower
10. I Shall Be Released
11. Mr. Tambourine Man
12. My Back Pages
13. It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
14. The Time They Are A-Changin'
15. A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
16. Desolation Row
17. Blind Willie McTell
18. Forever Young
19. Simple Twist of Fate
20. Love Minus Zero/No Limit
21. One More Cup of Coffee (To the Valley Below)
22. Idiot Wind
23. Maggie's Farm
24. Visions of Johanna
25. Knockin' on Heaven's Door
26. The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
27. It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
28. Hurricane
29. Gotta Serve Somebody
30. Rainy Day Women #12&35
31. Ballad of a Thin Man
32. Positively 4th Street
33. The Man in Me
34. All I Really Want to Do
35. The Girl from North Country
36. Every Grain of Sand
37. Tears of Rage
38. Lay Lady Lay
39. It Ain't Me, Babe
40. Highway 61 Revisited
41. Chimes of Freedom
42. Jokerman
43. Sara
44. One Too Many Mornings
45. Cold Irons Bound
46. Sad Eyed Lady of Lowlands
47. Most Likely You Go Your Way
48. Beyond Here Lies Nothin'
49. I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
50. Things Have Changed
51. If Not for You
52. Tomorrow is a Long Time
53. This Wheel's on Fire
54. Can You Crawl Out Your Window
55. Quinn the Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn)
56. Love Sick
57. When I Paint My Masterpiece
58. When the Deal Goes Down
59. Not Dark Yet
60. The Boots of Spanish Leather
61. I Threw It All Away
62. Slow Train
63. Shelter from the Storm
64. Going Going Gone
65. Workingman's Blues #2
66. Mississippi
67. Queen Jane Approximately
68. Moonlight
69. To Ramona
70. High Water (for Charley Patton)
71. Ring Them Bells
72. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
73. Restress Farewell
74. Highlands
75. When the Ship Comes in
76. Pressing On
77. Summer Days
78. I and I
79. You're a Big Girl Now
80. Series of Dreams
81. Percy's Song
82. Masters of War
83. Changing of the Guard
84. Is Your Love in Vain?
85. She Belongs to Me
86. Tryin' to Get Heaven
87. Licence to Kill
88. Thunder on the Mountain
89. If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Or Else You've got to Stay All Night)
90. My Wife's Home Town
91. Bob Dylan's Dream
92. It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Take a Train to Cry
93. George Jackson
94. Born in Time
95. Sooner or Later (One of Us Must Know)
96. Shooting Star
97. Song to Woody
98. You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
99. Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You
100. New Morning

Song statistics according to the blog:
8 songs- Blonde on Blonde
7 songs- Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited
6 songs- Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, The Times They Are A-Changin'
5 songs- Another Side of Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks, Time out of Mind
4 songs- Love and Theft
3 songs- Nashville Skyline, New Morning, Desire, Infidels, Modern Times
2 songs- John Wesley Harding, Planet Waves, Slow Train Coming, Oh Mercy, Together Through Life
1 song- Bob Dylan, Self Portrait, Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid, Saved, Shot of Love, Under the Red Sky
0 song- Empire Burlesque, Knocked Out Loaded, Down in the Groove
(Tempest wasn't released at the time of the compilation of the list)


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PostPosted: Fri December 1st, 2017, 05:18 GMT 

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Some thoughts on the list:
Overall pleasant list for me that would make a good playlist, but I can't deny the list is too heavy on 60's, on the other hand too harsh on 80's onwards (take a look at the Top 30, there's only one songs from the era: Blind Willie McTell).

There are some questionable exclusion (With God On Our Side, I Don't Believe You, Gates of Eden, Isis, Dignity) but that always happens with such lists.

I have no major complaints against the order of the songs, except for Subterranean Homesick Blues (which is rated too high), Series of Dreams and Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You (which are rated too low).


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PostPosted: Fri December 1st, 2017, 08:39 GMT 

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No Gates of Eden is the biggest gaffe.


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PostPosted: Fri December 1st, 2017, 09:57 GMT 
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JLAW at no2?
Err... no.


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PostPosted: Fri December 1st, 2017, 19:41 GMT 
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The order looks pretty questionable to me, but then again ranking Bob's songs always looks questionable to me. How should I possibly decide whether, let's say Visions Of Johanna is "better" or "greater" than Tangled Up In Blue, and why would I want to?

It's nice to see my beloved I Want You in the top five, though. :)


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PostPosted: Fri December 1st, 2017, 23:20 GMT 
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Pretty crap list. My Wife's Home Town is on there, but no If You See Her Say Hello?


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PostPosted: Sat December 2nd, 2017, 00:25 GMT 
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Nightingale's Code wrote:
Pretty crap list. My Wife's Home Town is on there, but no If You See Her Say Hello?

Amen


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PostPosted: Sat December 2nd, 2017, 13:03 GMT 
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Yup. As far as I'm concerned, songs the calibre of My Wife's Home Town are only allowed on lists that already include every single BotT track. And The Man In Me as no. 33? George Jackson above Sooner Or Later, Shooting Star, You Ain't Going Nowhere (not to speak of whatever wasn't even included)?! I don't need to understand this.


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