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Bob Dylan

The Groom's Still Waiting At The Altar

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Shot of Love is singer-songwriter Bob Dylan’s 21st studio album, released by Columbia Records in August 1981. It is generally considered to be Dylan’s last overtly religious, Christian album. Also, it was his first since becoming born-again to focus on secular themes, from straight-ahead love songs to an ode to the deceased comedian Lenny Bruce. Arrangements are rooted more in rock’n’roll, less in gospel than on Dylan’s previous two albums. At the time of its release, Shot of Love received mixed reviews; Paul Nelson of Rolling Stone in particular savaged the album, though he did single out the last track, “Every Grain Of Sand,“ as a stand-out. Shot of Love, while reaching UK #6, continued Dylan’s US commercial decline, reaching #33 during a brief chart stay. By... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ West of the Jordan, east of the Rock of Gibraltar ... See the groom still waitin' at the altar ... I see the turning of the page, curtain risin' on a new age

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More songs by Bob Dylan (See Charts): Obviously 5 Believers, You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go, Is Your Love In Vain?, You Changed My Life, Nashville Skyline Rag, It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding), George Jackson, Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine), Father Of Night, and Baby Let Me Follow You Down.

Popular in Blues (See Charts): The Voice, Slabo Day, A Million Miles Away, Piece Of My Heart, Wedding Bell Blues (Will You Marry Me Bill), Innocent When You Dream, The Thrill Is Gone, Wooden Heart, Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me), and Man Of The World.

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