The fact that one man could create three pieces of work like Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde On Blonde in the space of just 15 months is beyond comprehension. That all three stand up as works of unparalleled genius over 50 years later is no easier to understand.
In a career full of highlights, this period may well have been his finest.
To those eagle-eyed Dylan fans; yes, we’ve been here before. But, with Bob Dylan, there are endless stories to tell and songs to play.
Join Gemma Pike for the Bob Dylan J Files, Thursday 9 August from 8pm on Double J.