Originally Posted by Hogan11
Dylan's 60's output was at an amazingly high level....cracks showed with the horrible "Self-portriat" & "Dylan" releases and after "Desire" he found fundemental Christianity and the bottom abruptly fell out....Dylan was basically worthless from 1977 on save for the one possible comeback teaser that would pop up here and there (of which, "Oh Mercy" is one).......that is what I ment when I stated that.
I never understood the guy.
Even he's rated solely on the basis of songwriting and lyrical abilities, there are members of his generation who totally smoke him (Joni Mitchell comes to mind.)
Oh well, I guess it's all ultimately a matter of taste.