Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton score Top 10 Albums

They enjoy success on both sides of the Atlantic

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Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton have both scored Top 10 albums on both sides of the Atlantic.

In the UK album chart, Dylan’s new Fallen Angels album debuts at No 5 with Clapton’s latest, I Still Do, entering the chart at No 6.

In America, these positions are reversed, with Clapton at No 5 and Dylan one place behind him.

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According to Billboard, Clapton’s album sold 44,000 copies with a further 2,000 streams sold.

Dylan, meanwhile, sold 42,000 copies – nearly all from traditional album sales. Fallen Angels is Dylan’s 22nd Top 10 album.

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