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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, Man Of Peace, Early Morning Rain, I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine, Is Your Love In Vain?, Ballad Of A Thin Man, From A Buick 6, Lenny Bruce, You Changed My Life, and License To Kill.

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

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