100 Greatest Bob Dylan Songs

From "Just Like a Woman" to "John Wesley Harding," we count down the American icon's key masterpieces

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80. "Someone's Got a Hold of My Heart" (1991)

Dylan originally cut this tender tune for 1983's Infidels, but axed it to make room for far weaker material, like "Union Sundown" and "Neighborhood Bully." Later, he rerecorded it with producer Arthur Baker for 1985's Empire Burlesque, complete with cheesy synths, intrusive backup singers, worse lyrics and a new title – "Tight Connection to My Heart (Has Anybody Seen My Love)." When the original version finally surfaced, fans had a chance to hear an exploration of spiritual ambivalence that perfectly reflected a moment in his career when he clearly wasn't sure where he was going.

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