Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" Sets New U.S. Chart Record

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Originally released on March 1, 1973, Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon is among the best-selling rock albums in history. Even all these years later in 2020, the LP still has the power to make records.

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Such is the case with this week's Billboard charts, which finds Floyd's psychedelic classic listed at #193 on the Billboard 200. The moment marks the album's 950th week on that chart, which is a first. Not only has no other album appeared on the album chart that many times, it's not even a contest. Coming in at #2 is Legend: The Best of Bob Marley, which is still sitting pretty at 625 weeks on the US album chart.


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