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Bob Dylan: Slow Train Coming (CBS)

Chris Bohn, Melody Maker, 26 August 1979

DYLAN HAS switched roles once too often. We've followed him patiently through his phases as rebellious folk singer, rock and roll outlaw, musing mystic, contented family man and, most recently, as avenging husband; but Dylan as Bible-puncher is just too much to swallow.

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