The record (vinyl) I go back to and still consider to be his most important and best album of all time: The Times They Are A-Changin'.
I first listened to it back in high school when a friend of mine brought it to school for our music class. Let's be honest, Bob Dylan's voice was anything but pretty.
But lo and behold, this young dude (19) can write amazingly great songs.
Released in 1964, "The Times They Are A-Changin" is a must have and should be in everybody's home:
(Dylan's voice is suited to his songs)
The Times They Are A-Changin'
Ballad of Hollis Brown
true story about a farmer who is so poor and desperate he ends up killing his own family including himself
With God On Our Side
Only A Pawn In Their Game
true story about the assassination of civil rights leader Medgar Evers
Boots of Spanish Leather
heartbreaking but beautiful love song Bob Dylan wrote for his girlfriend Suzy Rotolo who was leaving
When The Ship Comes In
The Lonseome Death of Hattie Carroll
true story about a rich spoiled young racist named William Zanzinger who, for no reason, killed their Black maid Hattie Carroll
For my money, this gotta be one of the best songs Bob Dylan ever wrote. Here it is: