Bob Dylan Sets A Record With Latest Album


Bob Dylan has become the first act to have at least one album in the Top 40 in every decade since 1960.

The 79-year-old singer’s latest, Rough and Rowdy Ways, debuted last week at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. It is Dylan’s 23rd Top 10 album.

The chart, dated July 4, will be published on the Billboard site on June 30.

Dylan had eight albums in the Top 40 in the 1960s, 14 in the ‘70s, seven in the ‘80s, four in the ‘90s and seven in the ‘00s. His Billboard 200 debut was The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan, which peaked at No. 22 in October 1963.

Dylan has released 39 studio albums since 1962.

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