Sunday, May 26, 2013

Jaybee Finds Sarcasm Just Where You’d Expect It: Blonde On Blonde

Okay, I already had it on vinyl, but the $2.99 price got me. Hey, I can’t complain. The blues numbers still rock hard. And although his growing contempt for his audience is evidenced in his exaggerated singing and annoying harmonica playing, the songwriting is almost as good as on Highway 61. Probably the first rock-era double album, and like most to follow, it could have been an incredible single. But, as I’m now told, size does matter, so despite these flaws, still one of the all time best. A

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