Your Best Bob Dylan Album Calculator

Bob Dylan was among this years recipients of the Medal of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor. It is presented to individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the national interests of the United States, to world peace or to other significant endeavors.

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Dylan has recorded 34 studio albums, 58 singles, 13 live albums, 9 albums comprising The Bootleg Series, and 14 compilation albums.  In order to help readers determine which Dylan album is best for them, The Morning News contributing writer, Eric Feezal, developed the “Your Best Bob Dylan Album Calculator“.

Your results will probably differ.


Previous recipients of the Medal of Freedom include these musicians (from Wikipedia).


Marian Anderson 1963
Pearl Bailey 1988
Count Basie 1985
Irving Berlin 1977
James “Eubie” Blake 1981
Pablo Casals 1963
Van Cliburn 2003
Aaron Copland 1964
Plácido Domingo 2002
Duke Ellington 1969
Arthur Fiedler 1977
Ella Fitzgerald 1992
Ernest Jennings “Tennessee Ernie” Ford 1984
Aretha Franklin 2005
Vladimir Horowitz 1986
B. B. King 2006
Yo-Yo Ma 2011
Mabel Mercer 1983
Eugene Ormandy 1970
Leontyne Price 1964
Mstislav Rostropovich 1987
Arthur Rubinstein 1976
Rudolf Serkin 1963
Beverly Sills 1980
Frank Sinatra 1985
Kate Smith 1982
Isaac Stern 1992
Meredith Willson 1987


A full list of recipients isn’t available online.  Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients since 1993 are listed on the United States Senate’s web site.

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