Mr. Tambourine Man

The Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1965 Ratings: #9 / 32
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Based on 64 ratings
1965 Ratings: #18
Liked by 3 people
June 21, 1965 / Release Date
LP / Format
Colombia / Label
Folk Rock, Pop Rock / Genres
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This album was so good. A great debut by The Byrds. Some of the best 60s I've heard if I'm being honest. Great songs top to bottom. It was amazing up to Here Without You, but got a little worst in the middle starting with The Bells Of Rhymney. Still great stuff. Then it got a lot better again on Chimes Of Freedom which I would've preferred to have been the closer, but it wasn't. Not really a bad thing about this album. And of course the title track and opener is just such a classic and I love ... read more
kinda nice, also influential, deserves more conversation. Imagine how the guitar playing must have sounded in 1965
From California came finally the american answer to the british invasion with a fine, rock debut, devided between covers and originals and built with the same ingredients that made their first single so exceptional: beautiful, vocal harmonies, a jangling guitar and a smart, youthful spirit.
Thanx boys!
This is like a shitty version of early beatles who just takes Dylan's songs and make them sound fucked.
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Added on: July 11, 2014