With the release of his 39th studio album, Rough and Rowdy Ways, Bob Dylan has made Billboard chart history. The album debuted at No. 2, with 53,000 equivalent album units in the United States, making it his highest-charting album since 2009’s Together Through Life. It also makes Dylan the first artist to have a Top 40 album in each decade since the 1960s through the 2020s. Check out the full stats over at Billboard.
Rough and Rowdy Ways was preceded by the release of “Murder Most Foul,” the 17-minute song that became Dylan’s first No. 1 single on any Billboard chart. It was recently revealed that Fiona Apple and Blake Mills contributed to the album.
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