Bob Dylan

2017 *****

LP 1
'Til the Sun Goes Down

1. I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plans
2. September of My Years
3. I Could Have Told You
4. Once Upon a Time
5. Stormy Weather
6. This Nearly Was Mine
7. That Old Feeling
8. It Gets Lonely Early
9. My One and Only Love
10. Trade Winds

LP 2
Devil Dolls

1. Braggin'
2. As Time Goes By
3. Imagination
4. How Deep is the Ocean
5. P.S. I Love You
6. The Best is Yet to Come
7. But Beautiful
8. Here's That Rainy Day
9. Where is the One
10. There's a Flaw in My Flue

LP 3
Comin' Home Late

1. Day In, Day Out
2. I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night
3. Sentimental Journey
4. Somewhere Along the Way
5. When the World Was Young
6. These Foolish Things
7. You Go to My Head
8. Stardust
9. It's Funny to Everyone But Me
10. Why Was I Born

The title Triplicate serves two purposes. 1) It's a three-disc album that consists of covers plucked from the Great American Songbook. 2) It's Bob Dylan's third album in a row to do just that. Fans who have listened to Shadows in the Night and Fallen Angels know exactly what to expect here, and Dylan delivers beautifully. I could listen to these albums all night long. They're smooth, they're relaxing, and they're just wonderful music. For Triplicate, Dylan took it even one step further and designed it like 78 RPM records from the first half of the 20th century. I purposefully purchased the deluxe edition packaging, which is bound kind of like a book, more accurately representing old 78 packaging. I've always been a Bob Dylan fan, but Shadows in the Night, Fallen Angels, and Triplicate, if you'll pardon the pun, show Another Side of Bob Dylan, one that I love and cherish along with all his greatest hits.