This one, ranked at 97 in the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone, carries 11 of his own writings: contemporary words (bitter, surreal, humorous, profound) set to traditional melodies.
Blowin’ In The Wind became one of his most famous singles, an anthem for the 1960s. Alongside Masters Of War and A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, it led to Dylan being proclaimed the voice of a generation. Though he resented the label, many fans saw him as a figurehead of the anti-war and civil rights protest movements of the '60s.
Girl From The North Country and Don’t Think Twice It's All Right set off in other musical directions, and almost all of the songs have been covered repeatedly over the years, showing their enduring appeal.
Listen: Bruce Springsteen covering Blowin' In The Wind