Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited Japan LP with obi and alternate take

$75.00

Free U.S. shipping!  A 1976 Japanese pressing of Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan, including the original obi and an alternate take of “From a Buick 6.”

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Offered for sale is a Japanese pressing of Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan, including the original obi and an alternate take of “From a Buick 6.”

While the alternate version of that song with the “harmonica intro” was accidentally pressed on the first issue of the U.S. LP and subsequently withdrawn, all Japanese pressings of the album contain the alternate take.

About this copy: This copy of Highway 61 Revisited is a 1976 pressing on the CBS/Sony label of an album that was originally released in 1965.

The cover is M-.  The obi is VG+ with a few minor wrinkles near the bottom.  The 8 page lyric/photo booklet is M-.

The disc is M- with a couple of spindle marks on the labels, but no marks on the vinyl.  Clean disc!

A nice copy of a classic LP.

Background: Bob Dylan’s 1965 LP, Highway 61 Revisited turned a lot of heads, and Dylan’s new electric approach caught a lot of listeners by surprise.  This album contains numerous well-known songs, from the title track to Like a Rolling Stone to From a Buick 6.

The album reached #3 on the U.S. album chart.

Allmusic.com gave Highway 61 Revisited a 5 star review:

Taking the first, electric side of Bringing It All Back Home to its logical conclusion, Bob Dylan hired a full rock & roll band, featuring guitarist Michael Bloomfield, for Highway 61 Revisited. …Throughout the album, he embraces druggy, surreal imagery, which can either have a sense of menace or beauty, and the music reflects that, jumping between soothing melodies to hard, bluesy rock.

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Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: CBS/Sony
Catalog Number:
25AP273
Year of Release: 1976
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in