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I saw this, but it was written only a couple days after the release, so we'll see.
To the prophet go the spoils.
Bob Dylan may be old enough to be your grandfather, but he also looks like he’s going to have the #1 album in the country next week, based on one-day reports from our cracked staff of retailers.
The critically acclaimed Modern Times, the third of a comeback trilogy which included 2001’s Love & Theft and 1997’s Grammy-winning Time Out of Mind, looks headed for the top slot on next Tuesday’s album sales chart with a total that could surpass 150k... a certain #1 successor to this week's champ, Danity Kane, thanks to strong sales at Starbucks and a #1 at iTunes.
The impressive debut for Zimmy comes on the heels of #1 sales at iTunes, a TV campaign for Apple’s music monster featuring him singing "Someday Baby" from the new album interspersed with the ubiquitous iPod dancer, the debut of his XM Satellite Radio show on AOL and some of the strongest reviews of his fabled career.
Bob besting Jessica Simpson for #1 would have to be considered an amusing upset.
In the Ray Charles thread it was said that the soul of American music was dying with Cash and Charles gone. I wanted to ask the following question but not co-opt the thread. Where are the Charles' and Cash's of the last thirty or so years?