Friday, July 11, 2014

Music Review: Bob Dylan Nashville Skyline, 1969

This album presents the country side of Bob Dylan.  It was one of Dylan’s most successful albums, helped by an appearance on the Johnny Cash Show.  It starts with a duet with Johnny Cash, “Girl From the North Country.”  Some of the lyrics are similar to “Scarburough Fair” but this works with two men not afraid to use their bass voices.  The most popular song from this album is probably “Lay Lady Lay.”  This has a very catchy melody.  “To Be Alone with You” is a very nice song, and with nice lyrics.  It tells about a man who can put up with his day because he will be with his love tonight.  A couple verses:

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