Fall Out Boy’s Save Rock And Roll enters The Billboard 200 at #1. It’s only the third album with the immortal phrase “rock and roll” in its title to reach #1. The Rolling Stones, appropriately, had the first: 1974’s It’s Only Rock ’N Roll. Kid Rock had the second: 2007’s Rock N Roll Jesus.
Note: Three other albums with the shorthand term “rock” in their titles have reached #1: Elton John’s Rock Of The Westies (1975), AC/DC’s For Those About To Rock We Salute You (1981) and Rod Stewart’s Still The Same…Great Rock Classics Of Our Time (2006).
Save Rock And Roll displaces Paramore’s Paramore from the #1 spot. This marks the first time that albums by American rock bands have topped the chart in back-to-back weeks since September, when Dave Matthews Band’s Away From The World dislodged matchbox twenty’s North.Read More »from Week Ending April 21, 2013. Albums: “Rock And Roll” At #1