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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97. "Where Are You Tonight? (Journey Through Dark Heat)" (1978)

The last track on a Dylan album is often a kind of preview of his next record – check the way John Wesley Harding's "I'll Be Your Baby Tonight" is a trailer for the country sound of Nashville Skyline. The elegiac "Where Are You Tonight?" ends Street Legal by foretelling the conversion to Christianity that began on 1979's Slow Train Coming. "I couldn't tell her what my private thoughts were," Dylan sings, worried his woman won't be able to follow him to his "new day at dawn." He'd reached a place few fans would have ever predicted either.

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