RELEASE
June 21, 1965
LABEL
Columbia/Legacy
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Folk-Pop, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Folk-Rock, Psychedelic, AM Pop

Album Review

One of the greatest debuts in the history of rock, Mr. Tambourine Man was nothing less than a significant step in the evolution of rock & roll itself, demonstrating that intelligent lyrical content could be wedded to compelling electric guitar riffs and a solid backbeat. It was also the album that was most responsible for establishing folk-rock as a popular phenomenon, its most alluring traits being Roger McGuinn's immediately distinctive 12-string Rickenbacker jangle and the band's beautiful harmonies. The material was uniformly strong, whether they were interpreting Bob Dylan (on the title cut and three other songs, including the hit single "All I Really Want to Do"), Pete Seeger ("The Bells of Rhymney"), or Jackie DeShannon ("Don't Doubt Yourself, Babe"). The originals were lyrically less challenging, but equally powerful musically, especially Gene Clark's "I Knew I'd Want You," "I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better," and "Here Without You"; "It's No Use" showed a tougher, harder-rocking side and a guitar solo with hints of psychedelia. [The CD reissue adds six less impressive (but still satisfying) bonus tracks and alternate takes from the same era.]
Richie Unterberger, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Mr. Tambourine Manhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fmr-tambourine-man%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428475%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  2. I'll Feel a Whole Lot Betterhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fill-feel-a-whole-lot-better%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428477%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  3. Spanish Harlem Incidenthttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fspanish-harlem-incident%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428479%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  4. You Won't Have to Cryhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fyou-wont-have-to-cry%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428480%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  5. Here Without Youhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fhere-without-you%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428482%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  6. The Bells of Rhymneyhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fthe-bells-of-rhymney%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428484%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  7. All I Really Want to Dohttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fall-i-really-want-to-do%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428486%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  8. I Knew I'd Want Youhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fi-knew-id-want-you%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428488%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  9. It's No Usehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fmr-tambourine-man%252Fid323428458%253Fuo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  10. Don't Doubt Yourself, Babehttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fdont-doubt-yourself-babe%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428491%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  11. Chimes of Freedomhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fchimes-of-freedom%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428494%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  12. We'll Meet Againhttp://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fwell-meet-again%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428496%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  13. She Has a Way [#][*]http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fshe-has-a-way%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428498%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  14. I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better [Alternate Version][#][*]http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fill-feel-a-whole-lot-better%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428500%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  15. It's No Use [Alternate Version][#][*]http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fits-no-use%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428504%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  16. You Won't Have to Cry [Alternate Version][#][*]http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fyou-wont-have-to-cry%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428543%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  17. All I Really Want to Do [Single Version][*]http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fall-i-really-want-to-do%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428547%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
  18. You and Me [#][*][Instrumental]http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/stat?id=GPa6cpPdL08&offerid=162397&type=3&subid=0&tmpid=3664&u1=EI000000004300000004670010074878&RD_PARM1=http%253A%252F%252Fitunes.apple.com%252Falbum%252Fyou-and-me%252Fid323428458%253Fi%253D323428550%2526uo%253D5%2526s%253D143455
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