- It’s Alright Ma I’m Only Bleeding
A biting indictment of the shallowness and hypocrisy of society.
2. Positively Fourth Street
A scathing, vitriolic put-down of the Greenwich Village folies who turned on him when he went electric.
3. Subterranean Homesick Blues
4. To Ramona
A love song to a black girl who was subjected to prejudice and abuse.
5. Chimes of Freedom
A paean to the disposed and underdogs
6. A Hard Rain’s A Gonna Fall
A song about nuclear war and/or the horrors of society.
7. Forever Young
A love song.
8. Masters of War
A hard hitting anti-war song.
9. Talking John Birch Society Blues
A song about the paranoid right wing conservative John Birch society’s fear of commies. Banned from being included on the album.
10. From a Buick 6
A forceful swipe while revealing the pressures put on him
And no room for Like a Rolling Stone and a hundred others.