Great Rock Albums of 1983: Bob Dylan- Infidels

I’m pleased to present the latest addition to BLOG DYLAN – A Community Collaboration!

Here is 80smetalman’s Blog Dylan contribution — which should have been included in the initial posting.  My apologies once again for this oversight.

~ Danica

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“Infidels” was Bob Dylan’s first album after his three albums professing his faith as a Born Again Christian. Now I posted about two of those albums, “Slow Train Coming” and “Saved” and like I said at the time, I have no problems with people who want to use music to express their beliefs on anything, within my personal boundaries on decency, which are quite broad. Those two albums were quite good in their own right and I remain convinced that those albums from Bob helped usher in the emerging tide of Christian rock artists that were gaining notoriety in 1983. Anyway, enough about that because it is said that “Infidels” with Dylan’s first secular album since his conversion and in many ways, it is a good album.

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