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Poll: Bob Dylan's New Morning - your favourite track?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Dave Gilmour's Cat, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. Dave Gilmour's Cat

    Dave Gilmour's Cat Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Couldn't find this polled, so...
     
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  2. Monosterio

    Monosterio Forum Resident

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    South Florida
    I voted the way Bobby Morrow would if he checked in here.
     
  3. qwerty

    qwerty A resident of the SH_Forums.

    "If Dogs Run Free" - lovely free-form improvisation, different for Bob.

    I didn't select "If Not for You" because it's a bit lightweight, although it's a great song.
    There are other good songs on this album, which tends to be forgotten.

     
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  4. Almost Simon

    Almost Simon Forum Resident

    One More Weekend
     
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  5. stepeanut

    stepeanut Holmes Boy

    "The Man in Me".

    "Day of the Locusts" comes a close second.
     
  6. billy1

    billy1 Forum Resident

    'Sign On The Window' then 'New Morning' sounds about right. Yes!
     
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  7. nikosvault

    nikosvault Forum Resident

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  8. LandHorses

    LandHorses Forum Resident

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    The title song.
     
  9. Siegmund

    Siegmund Vinyl Sceptic

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    Britain, Europe
    I went with INFY because I honestly think it's the best song on the album.

    It's also very commercial and proves that Dylan could write incredibly commercial material when he chose to. It's a song that could be covered by just about anyone.
     
  10. JohnnyQuest

    JohnnyQuest Forum Resident

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    Day of the Locusts.
     
  11. Claudio Dirani

    Claudio Dirani Forum's hostage

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    Went To See The Gypsy
    All versions!
     
  12. qwerty

    qwerty A resident of the SH_Forums.

    And here is what the cover looks like:

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  13. goodboyfred

    goodboyfred Forum Resident

    Love the bluesy jam One More Weekend.
     
  14. Daniel Plainview

    Daniel Plainview God's Lonely Man

    Day of the Locusts
     
  15. hello people

    hello people Forum Resident

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    Earth
    I voted for Bob Dylan's all seeing eye logo.

    Nice one BOB

    :righton:
     
  16. Man at C&A

    Man at C&A Forum Resident

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    I love this album. My favourite of the Dylan albums that aren't the established classics. Such a joyous record. I really like his voice on it.

    I went with Sign On The Window. It's just beautiful.
     
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  17. babyblue

    babyblue Pactches Pal!

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    New Morning was one of the first two Dylan albums I ever bought. Still one of my favorite albums. I voted for "Day of the Locusts," but I love "Man in Me" too. It took me awhile to warm up to "If Dogs Run Free" though.
     
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  18. SonicBob

    SonicBob Forum Resident

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    West Virginia
    I went with Day of the Locusts, but Sign on the Window, the title track, The Man in Me and If Not for You are also top notch compositions. New Morning, the album, sort of represents Dylan's domestic period with his wife and growing family; there's a calmness and special charm to the record as a result of that and it makes for a curious and unique listen.
     
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  19. C6H12O6

    C6H12O6 Senior Member

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    "Sign on the Window" is one of the three standout songs for me (not to mention the best song of the bunch), but it's also the only one I prefer as-is. George H. cut the definitive version of "If Not For You," and I prefer the alternate version of "I Went to See the Gypsy" with the electric piano.
     
  20. fallbreaks

    fallbreaks Forum Resident

    This is a hard one, but I went with Sign on the Window. Tip o the hat to Time Passes Slowly and The Man in Me.
     
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  21. "Time Passes Slowly" got my vote, but... soooooooooo many great songs on this great album...
    ... the other closest to stealing my vote was "If Not For You" & with the rest of the honorable mention roll call- "If Not For You", "Day Of The Locust", "Went To See The Gypsy", "Winterlude", "New Morning", "Sign On The Window" & "The Man In Me"
     
  22. Champagne Boot

    Champagne Boot Ain't nothin' gonna break my stride

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    Illinois
    "Sign on the Window" has one of Bob's most singularly affecting vocal performances. Incredible song.

    I'll say this as well: Despite being an unapologetically lenient Dylan fan, I can't help but find about half of New Morning essentially unlistenable.
     
  23. Larry Loves LPs

    Larry Loves LPs Forum Resident

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    Alexandria, VA
    I would like this 1000 times if possible.
     
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  24. Astralweeks

    Astralweeks Diamond Dog

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    Concord, NH
    Ah one of my favorite Dylan albums, SUPER underrated. I went with If Not For You just because it brings back great memories and always soothes me. I also really like One More Weekend because it sounds really similar to Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat.
     
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  25. DmitriKaramazov

    DmitriKaramazov Senior Member

    It was "Sign on the Window" for me.

    New Morning -- my favorite Dylan album!

    -- David
     
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