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On The Charts: Dylan Debuts Top 5, ZZ Top 10

Following last week’s goldmine of new music from legacy artists, we’re finding a few familiar faces at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. Bob Dylan’s latest, “Tempest,” debuts high – No. 3 – while ZZ Top scores its highest album debut ever, coming in at No. 6 with “La Futura.”

09/19/2012

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The Olympic Effect: The Kinks, John Lennon & More Re-enter UK Charts

Though the U.S. charts don’t show the same influence, the Olympics effect is out in full force on on the U.K. charts this week.

08/22/2012

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On The Charts: Rush Hit No. 2, Classic Rock Takes Over Top 20

This week on the Billboard 200 album chart, a No. 1 alludes Rush once more, as the Canadian prog-rockers come in at No. 2 right behind pop/R&B star Usher. They lead the charge on classic […]

06/20/2012

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On The Charts: The Beach Boys’ Highest Debut Ever, Neil Young Makes Top 5

Following what was easily the best week all year for new classic rock releases, it’s no surprise that a slew of legacy artists are making high debuts on the Billboard 200 album chart this week. […]

06/13/2012

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On The Charts: Jack White’s ’70s-Inspired Album Bumps Lionel Richie From No. 1

Following a two-week reign atop the Billboard 200 album chart with Tuskegee, Lionel Richie has been dethroned by one of rock’s leading figures, Jack White. White’s first solo album, Blunderbuss, makes its chart debut at […]

05/02/2012

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On The Charts: Lionel Richie, Dr. John, Bruce Springsteen

While Madonna makes a grand fall on the Billboard 200 album chart this week (from No. 1 to No. 8, with an 86.7 percent decrease in sales of her MNDA), Lionel Richie stays in the […]

04/12/2012

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