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ERIC CLAPTON - USA ALBUM SALES

Note: Things that are not included below:

* bootlegs and/or counterfeit releases
* promotion-only and/or giveaway-only releases
* interview-only and/or spoken word-only albums unless they have been released by ERIC CLAPTON's record company or specifically licensed by them
* 'Various Artists' and Collaboration releases
* EP or Mini-Album releases (album must contain at least 7 ERIC CLAPTON tracks or at least 30 minutes of ERIC CLAPTON music)
* Export Sales: albums made in USA but shipped overseas to be sold in other countries

Album titles that are underlined are those that are nearing or awaiting an RIAA award, or an award upgrade

Yr.....Chart...Last Cert....Album Title.........................................RIAA Award......Album Sales......Comments/Notes
Rel...Peak....by RIAA

1970....013....none....Eric Clapton..............................................................................400,000......
1972....006....1972....History Of Eric Clapton...................................Gold..................800,000......
1972....087....none....Eric Clapton At His Best...........................................................150,000......Polydor PD-3503, deleted 1977
1973....067....none....Clapton.....................................................................................125,000......Polydor PD-5526, deleted 1977
1973....019....none....Clapton's Rainbow Concert......................................................325,000......
1974....001....1974....461 Ocean Boulevard.....................................Gold..................900,000......
1975....021....none....There's One In Every Crowd....................................................400,000......
1975....014....none....EC Was Here............................................................................450,000......
1976....015....none....No Reason To Cry....................................................................425,000.......
1977....002....1993....Slowhand.........................................................PLAT x 3........3,900,000......1.00m-SScanJan06
1978....008....1978....Backless..........................................................Platinum.........1,600,000......
1980....002....1980....Just One Night.................................................Gold..................875,000......
1981....007....1981....Another Ticket..................................................Gold..................750,000......
1982....101....1995....Timepieces: Best Of Eric Clapton....................PLAT x 7........7,700,000......4.52m-SScanAug08
1982....-----....none....Rockin' On The Road...................................................................35,000......Accord SN-7258, deleted mid-80's
1983....016....none....Money And Cigarettes................................................................425,000......
1983....-----....none....Timepieces, Vol 2: Live In The 70's............................................275,000......
1984....-----....none....Backtrackin'...................................................................................40,000......RSO 821937-4 (tape-only release in USA)
1985....034....1997....Behind The Sun...............................................Platinum..........1,125,000......
1986....037....1987....August..............................................................Gold...................675,000......
1988....034....2005....Crossroads.......................................................PLAT x 3............800,000......4-disc multiplier for cert
1989....016....1991....Journeyman......................................................PLAT x 2.........2,400,000......
1991....017....1992....24 Nights...........................................................Gold...................375,000......2-disc multiplier for cert
1992....024....1992....Rush: Soundtrack..............................................Gold...................800,000......757k-SScanJan06
1992....001....1996....Unplugged.........................................................PLAT x 10.....10,700,000......7.64m-SScanJul13
1994....001....1995....From The Cradle...............................................PLAT x 3.........3,100,000......2.48m-SScanDec05
1995....-----....none....Expanded Edition: Clapton's Rainbow Concert.............................50,000.......2-disc multiplier
1995....080....2005....The Cream Of Clapton......................................PLAT x 2.........3,225,000......3.01m-SScanDec09
1996....115....none....Crossroads 2: Live In The 70's....................................................100,000.......4-disc multiplier
1998....004....1998....Pilgrim................................................................Platinum.........1,550,000......1.41m-SScanJan06
1999....052....1999....Blues..................................................................Gold...................300,000......22k-SScanAug99w-1, 2-disc multiplier for cert
1999....020....2000....Clapton Chronicles: Best Of...............................Platinum.........1,675,000......1.48m-SScanDec05
2001....005....2001....Reptile................................................................Gold...................630,000......560k-SScanSep05
2002....043....none....One More Car, One More Rider...................................................225,000......31k-SScanNov02w-1, 2-disc multiplier
2003....-----....none....Martin Scorcese Presents: Eric Clapton.......................................100,000......
2004....006....2004....Me And Mr Johnson...........................................Gold...................700,000......614k-SScanSep05
2004....104....none....Best Of: Millennium Collection...................................................1,375,000......1.37m-SScanApr14
2004....172....none....Sessions For Robert J..................................................................160,000......
2004....-----....none....Expanded Edition: 461 Ocean Boulevard.......................................60,000......2-disc multiplier
2005....013....2005....Back Home.........................................................Gold...................500,000......306k-SScanFeb06
2006....-----....none....Expanded Edition: Eric Clapton......................................................35,000......2-disc multiplier
2007....014....2008....Complete Clapton...............................................Gold...................640,000......601k-SScanApr13, 2-disc multiplier for cert
2010....006....none....Clapton..........................................................................................250,000......123k-SScanDec10
2010....-----....none....Rarities Edition: 461 Ocean Boulevard............................................30,000......2-disc multiplier
2011....-----....none....Icon..................................................................................................45,000......Polydor 540102
2011....-----....none....Icon 2...............................................................................................25,000......Polydor 540202

2012....-----....none....Slowhand: 35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition....................................15,000......2cds
2013....007....none....Old Sock........................................................................................150,000......149k-SScanJul14

2013....-----....none....Unplugged: Deluxe Edition..............................................................15,000......2cds + video

2013....-----....none....Give Me Strength: The '74/'75 Recordings......................................10,000......5cds + video

2014....002....none....The Breeze: An Appreciation Of JJ Cale.........................................90,000......90k-SScanAug14w-2

+ domestic US sales of foreign-pressed albums.............................................................370,000

TOTAL US ALBUM SALES.......................................................................................51,925,000
Total Soundscan-registered album sales (1991 - Jan 2013) = 30,832,000

RIAA album Certification data as of Aug 1, 2014:

12..Gold....................6,000,000 disc units.............5,250,000 albums
4....Platinum..............4,000,000 disc units.............4,000,000 albums
2....PLAT x 2.............4,000,000 disc units.............4,000,000 albums
3....PLAT x 3.............9,000,000 disc units.............6,750,000 albums
1....PLAT x 7.............7,000,000 disc units.............7,000,000 albums
1....PLAT x 10.........10,000,000 disc units...........10,000,000 albums
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23............................40,000,000 disc units...........37,000,000 albums

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ROD STEWART - USA ALBUM SALES

Note: Things that are not included below:

* bootlegs and/or counterfeit releases
* promotion-only and/or giveaway-only releases
* interview-only and/or spoken word-only albums unless they have been released by ROD STEWART's record company or specifically licensed by them
* 'Various Artists' and Collaboration releases
* EP or Mini-Album releases (album must contain at least 7 ROD STEWART tracks or at least 30 minutes of ROD STEWART music)
* Export Sales: albums made in USA but shipped overseas to be sold in other countries

Album titles that are underlined are those that are nearing or awaiting an RIAA award, or an award upgrade

Yr.....Chart...Last Cert....Album Title...............................................................RIAA Award...Album Sales....Comments/Notes
Rel...Peak....by RIAA

1969....139....none....The Rod Stewart Album............................................................................325,000.....
1970....027....none....Gasoline Alley...........................................................................................400,000.....
1971....001....1995....Every Picture Tells a Story.................................................Platinum......1,250,000.....423k-SScanJan06
1972....002....1972....Never A Dull Moment..........................................................Gold...............850,000.....
1973....031....1973....Sing It Again Rod................................................................Gold...............800,000.....
1974....013....none....Smiler.........................................................................................................400,000....
1975....009....1975....Atlantic Crossing.................................................................Gold................700,000.....
1976....090....1978....The Best Of Rod Stewart....................................................Gold.............1,600,000.....746k-SScanJan06, Mercury, 1-disc multiplier
1976....002....1984....A Night On the Town...........................................................PLAT x 2......2,500,000.....
1976....202....none....The Best Of Rod Stewart, Vol 2..................................................................275,000.....Mercury, 1-disc multiplier
1976....-----....none....Rod Stewart - A Shot Of Rhythm And Blues.................................................75,000....Private Stock PS-2012, deleted 1978
1977....002....1984....Footloose & Fancy Free......................................................PLAT x 3......3,225,000.....
1978....001....1984....Blondes Have More Fun......................................................PLAT x 3......3,400,000.....
1979....022....1994....Greatest Hits........................................................................PLAT x 3......3,800,000.....1.76m-SScanJan08
1980....012....1981....Foolish Behaviour................................................................Platinum.......1,200,000.....6k-SScanJan06
1981....013....1982....Tonight I'm Yours.................................................................Platinum.......1,200,000....
1982....046....1996....Absolutely Live.....................................................................Gold................550,000.....1-disc multiplier for cert
1983....030....none....Body Wishes................................................................................................375,000.....
1984....018....1984....Camouflage..........................................................................Gold................625,000.....
1986....028....none....Every Beat Of My Heart...............................................................................400,000.....
1988....020....1991....Out Of Order.........................................................................PLAT x 2......2,200,000.....
1989....054....1993....Storyteller: Complete Anthology 1964-1990.........................PLAT x 2.........660,000.....4-disc multiplier for cert
1990....020....1995....Downtown Train: Selections From Storyteller.......................PLAT x 2......2,100,000.....
1991....010....1991....Vagabond Heart....................................................................Platinum.......1,400,000.....
1992....-----....none....You Wear It Well.............................................................................................75,000.....Mercury-Special Music 836739
1992....-----....none....The Mercury Anthology...................................................................................50,000.....Mercury 512805, 2-disc multiplier
1993....-----....none....Vintage............................................................................................................50,000.....Mercury 518097
1993....002....1995....Unplugged And Seated.........................................................PLAT x 3......3,800,000.....3.41m-SScanJan06 + '09 Rhino edition
1995....035....1995....A Spanner in the Works.........................................................Gold...............500,000.....211k-SScanSep95
1996....019....1997....If We Fall in Love Tonight......................................................Platinum......1,825,000.....1.62m-SScanFeb03
1998....-----....none....The Ballad Album..........................................................................................150,000.....Rebound-520497 (Polygram Special Mkts)
1998....-----....none....The Rock Album............................................................................................150,000.....Rebound-520498 (Polygram Special Mkts)
1998....044....none....When We Were the New Boys......................................................................300,000.....Warner Bros-46792
1999....-----....none....Best Of: The Millennium Collection...............................................................200,000.....Mercury 546331 Jul 99
2001....050....none....Human...........................................................................................................300,000.....237k-SScanAug02
2001....040....2004....The Voice: The Very Best Of Rod Stewart.............................Platinum......2,200,000.....1.96m-SScanAug08
2002....004....2006....Great American Songbook: It Had To Be You........................PLAT x 3.....3,500,000.....3.18m-SScanNov07
2002....-----....none....Reason To Believe: Complete Mercury Studio Recordings.............................35,000.....7k-SScanDec03, 3-disc multiplier
2003....066....none....Encore: The Very Best Of Rod Stewart, Vol 2...............................................200,000.....
2003....002....2004....Great American Songbook, Vol 2: As Time Goes By..............PLAT x 2.....2,900,000.....2.61m-SScanOct06
2004....001....2004....Great American Songbook, Vol 3: Stardust.............................Platinum......1,950,000.....1.72m-SScanOct06
2005....-----....none....Gold..................................................................................................................60,000.....2-disc multiplier
2005....002....2005....Great American Songbook, Vol 4: Thanks For The Memory...Platinum......1,200,000.....1.17m-SScanJul13
2005....-----....none....Great American Songbook Collection: Vols 1 thru 4......................................115,000......89k-SScanOct09, (J-71492), 4-discs
2006....001....2006....Still the Same: Great Rock Classics Of Our Time...................Gold................815,000.....724k-SScanOct09
2008....-----....none....Playlist Plus.......................................................................................................20,000.....Mercury 001024402 Apr 08, 3-discs
2008....053....none....The Definitive Rod Stewart..............................................................................440,000.....437k-SScanMay13, 2-disc multiplier
2009....-----....none....Playlist Your Way...............................................................................................35,000.....Island
2009....-----....none....The Definitive Collection: 1969-1978.................................................................20,000.....Mercury 001269402
2009....004....none....Soulbook..........................................................................................................400,000.....354k-SScanFeb10

2009....-----....none....The Rod Stewart Sessions: 1971-1998.............................................................25,000.....Rhino-519758, 4-disc multiplier
2010....-----....none....Icon....................................................................................................................40,000.....
2010....004....none....Fly Me To The Moon: Great American Songbook, Vol 5.................................385,000.....371k-SScanApr13
2010....-----....none....Once In A Blue Moon: The Lost Album.............................................................35,000.....Rhino-520883
2011....049....none....The Best Of The Great American Songbook...................................................110,000.....31k-SScanMar11w-6
2012....-----....none....Rod Stewart X2..................................................................................................10,000.....2cd
2012....003....2012....Merry Christmas Baby.............................................................Platinum..........950,000.....862k-SScanJan13
2013....007....none....Time.................................................................................................................155,000.....114k-SScanAug13

2013....-----....none....Rarities...............................................................................................................17,000.....2k-SScanSep13w-1, Mercury, 2cd

2014....-----....none....Live 1976-1998: Tonight's The Night.................................................................10,000.....1.2k-SScanApr14w-1
+ domestic US sales of foreign-pressed albums...............................................................................388,000

TOTAL US ALBUM SALES.........................................................................................................53,725,000
Total Soundscan-registered album sales (1991 - Jan 2013) = 30,000,000

RIAA album Certification data as of July 1, 2014:

8......Gold....................4,000,000 disc units.............4,000,000 albums
9......Platinum..............9,000,000 disc units.............9,000,000 albums
5......PLAT x 2...........10,000,000 disc units.............8,500,000 albums
5......PLAT x 3...........15,000,000 disc units...........15,000,000 albums
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27..............................38,000,000 disc units...........36,500,000 albums

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SANTANA - USA ALBUM SALES

Note: Things that are not included below:

* bootlegs and/or counterfeit releases
* promotion-only and/or giveaway-only releases
* interview-only and/or spoken word-only releases unless they have been released by SANTANA's record company or specifically licensed by them
* 'Various Artists' and Collaboration releases
* EP or Mini-Album releases (album must contain at least 7 SANTANA tracks or at least 30 minutes of SANTANA music)
* Export Sales: albums made in USA but shipped overseas to be sold in other countries

Album titles that are underlined are those that are nearing or awaiting an RIAA award, or an award upgrade

Yr.....Chart...Last Cert....Album Title...............................RIAA Award.....Album Sales.....Comments/Notes
Rel...Peak....by RIAA

1969....004....1986....Santana.............................................PLAT x 2........2,600,000.....
1970....001....2000....Abraxus.............................................PLAT x 5........5,300,000.....1.4m-SScanJan07
1971....001....1986....Santana Three...................................PLAT x 2........2,700,000.....
1972....008....1986....Caravanserai.....................................Platinum.........1,400,000.....
1973....025....1973....Welcome............................................Gold..................825,000.....
1974....-----....none....Lotus............................................................................200,000.....2-disc multiplier
1974....017....2000....Greatest Hits......................................PLAT x 7........7,500,000.....2.16m-SScanApr05
1974....020....1989....Borboletta..........................................Gold...................675,000.....
1976....010....1976....Amigos...............................................Gold..................800,000.....
1977....027....1977....Festival..............................................Gold...................700,000.....
1977....010....1997....Moonflower........................................PLAT x 2........1,200,000.....2-disc multiplier for cert
1978....027....1978....Inner Secrets......................................Gold..................800,000.....
1979....025....1994....Marathon............................................Gold..................600,000.....
1981....009....1999....Zebop.................................................Platinum.........1,100,000.....
1982....022....2000....Shango...............................................Gold..................575,000.....
1985....050....none....Beyond Appearances...................................................400,000.....
1987....095....none....Freedom.......................................................................325,000.....
1988....142....1997....Viva Santana......................................Gold..................300,000.....2-disc multiplier for cert (3Lp/2cd)
1990....085....none....Spirits Dancing In The Flesh........................................300,000.....
1992....102....none....Milagro..........................................................................225,000.....
1993....181....none....Sacred Fire: Live In South America..............................100,000.....
1995....-----....none....Dance Of The Rainbow Serpent...................................100,000.....62k-SScanDec03, 3-disc multiplier
1996....-----....none....Between Good & Evil....................................................550,000.....485k-SScanDec11, Sony Special Products
1997....-----....none....Santana: Live At Fillmore................................................90,000.....2-disc multiplier
1998....082....2000....The Best Of Santana..........................Platinum.........1,900,000.....1.88m-SScanApr14
1999....001....2003....Supernatural.......................................PLAT x 15....15,575,000.....11.81m-SScanApr14 (primary version) + 1.26m-BMG club ('98-'02)
2000....-----....none....The Best Of Santana, Volume 2...................................200,000.....
2002....001....2002....Shaman..............................................PLAT x 2........2,585,000.....2.52m-SScanMay12
2002....125....2005....Essential Santana..............................Gold...................350,000.....2-disc multiplier for cert
2003....-----....none....Ceremony: Remixes & Rarities......................................80,000.....ltd edition (100k) but still available
2003....-----....none....The Birth Of Santana: Early Years.................................15,000.....Purple Pyramid CLP 1278-2, 3cd
2004....-----....none....The Collection................................................................40,000.....Sony Legacy (May 04), 3cd
2005....002....2006....All That I Am.......................................Gold..................750,000.....632k-SScanMar06
2006....-----....none....Golden Legends: Santana Live......................................45,000.....Madacy 51855 (Feb 06), 2cd
2006....-----....none....Santana..........................................................................45,000.....Madacy 52460 (Jul 06), 2cd
2007....008....2010....Ultimate Santana................................Gold..................650,000.....650k-SScanJul13
2008....-----....none....Santana "X2"..................................................................30,000.....Sony Legacy (Feb 08)
2008....082....none....Multi-Dimensional Warrior..............................................90,000.....16k-SScanNov08w-4
2009....-----....none....Santana: The Woodstock Experience............................30,000.....Sony Legacy
2010....005....none....Guitar Heaven..............................................................300,000.....246k-SScanFeb11
2012....016....none....Shape Shifter..................................................................75,000.....74k-SScanMar14

2014....009....none....Corazon..........................................................................65,000.....63k-SScanJul14, certified PLAT x 2 (120k) by RIAA under Latin music rules
+ domestic US sales of foreign-pressed albums............................................335,000

TOTAL US ALBUM SALES......................................................................52,525,000
Total Soundscan-registered album sales (1991 - Nov 2011) = 26,331,000



RIAA album Certification data as of Aug 1, 2014:

11..Gold....................5,500,000 disc units.............5,000,000 albums
3....Platinum..............3,000,000 disc units.............3,000,000 albums
4....PLAT x 2.............8,000,000 disc units.............8,000,000 albums
1....PLAT x 5.............5,000,000 disc units.............5,000,000 albums
1....PLAT x 7.............7,000,000 disc units.............7,000,000 albums
1....PLAT x 15.........15,000,000 disc units...........15,000,000 albums
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21............................43,500,000 disc units...........43,000,000 albums

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CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL - USA ALBUM SALES

Note: Things that are not included below:

* bootlegs and/or counterfeit releases
* promotion-only and/or giveaway-only releases
* interview-only and/or spoken word-only albums unless they have been released by CCR's record company or specifically licensed by them
* 'Various Artists' and Collaboration releases
* EP or Mini-Album releases (album must contain at least 7 CCR tracks or at least 30 minutes of CCR music)
* Export Sales: albums made in USA but shipped overseas to be sold in other countries

Album titles that are underlined are those that are nearing or awaiting an RIAA award, or an award upgrade

Yr.....Chart...Last Cert....Album Title..................................RIAA Award.....Album Sales......Comments/Notes
Rel...Peak....by RIAA

1968....052....1990....Creedence Clearwater Revival...........Platinum.........1,300,000......49k-SScanJan06, + '08 Expanded Ed.
1969....007....1990....Bayou Country....................................PLAT x 2.........2,325,000......+ '08 Expanded Ed.
1969....001....1990....Green River........................................PLAT x 3.........3,400,000......+ '08 Expanded Ed.
1969....003....1990....Willy And The Poor Boys....................PLAT x 2.........2,350,000......164k-SScanNov08, + '08 Expanded Ed.
1970....001....1990....Cosmos Factory..................................PLAT x 4.........4,725,000......404k-SScanAug13, + '08 Expanded Ed.
1970....005....1990....Pendulum............................................Platinum..........1,250,000......inc '08 Expanded Ed.
1972....012....1972....Mardi Gras...........................................Gold...................750,000......
1972....015....1996....Creedence Gold..................................PLAT x 2.........2,300,000......509k-SScanJan06
1973....061....1996....More Creedence Gold.........................Gold...................700,000......
1973....143....none....Live In Europe................................................................275,000......
1976....067....2007....Chronicle..............................................PLAT x 8........9,750,000......6.49m-SScanApr14, 1-disc multiplier for cert
1978....-----....none....Creedence: 1968-69......................................................100,000......CCR-68, deleted early 80's
1978....-----....none....Creedence: 1969...........................................................175,000......CCR-69, deleted early 80's
1978....-----....none....Creedence: 1970.............................................................75,000......CCR-70, deleted early 80's
1978....-----....none....Very Best Of: 20 Super Hits...........................................200,000......K-Tel NU-9360, deleted early 80's
1980....062....1996....The Concert.........................................Platinum.........1,100,000......MFP-4501
1981....-----....none....Creedence Country........................................................150,000......MFP-4509
1982....202....none....Chooglin'........................................................................125,000......Fantasy F-9621
1985....-----....none....The Movie Album...........................................................150,000......MFP-4522
1985....-----....none....Greatest Hits....................................................................40,000......Silver Eagle OP-3514, 3LP, mail-order, deleted 80's
1986....-----....none....Chronicle, Vol 2..............................................................400,000......
1987....-----....1996....Hot Suff................................................Gold...................600,000......RSP-53301
1988....-----....1996....Rollin' On The River.............................Gold...................600,000......RSP-53302
1989....-----....none....Classic Rock...................................................................100,000......Time-Life OPCD-2590 (2CLR-18)
1990....-----....none....Creedence......................................................................100,000......Heartland-2039, 3LP/2CD
1991....-----....none....Down On The Corner.....................................................350,000......RSP-53310
1999....-----....none....CCR: Keep On Chooglin'.................................................50,000......2cd
2000....-----....none....Greatest Hits: Volume One and Two...............................75,000......FCD-CCR43-20
2001....-----....none....The Box Set.....................................................................35,000......16k-SScanDec03, 6-disc multiplier
2004....-----....none....Absolute Originals............................................................15,000......APP-CCR7, 7-disc multiplier
2007....-----....none....Forever Creedence..........................................................50,000......3cd Madacy TC-TC2 53055
2009....-----....none....Collector's Edition............................................................30,000......3cd, Madacy
2009....-----....none....Creedence Covers The Classics......................................25,000......Fantasy
2009....025....none....Opus Collection..............................................................130,000......52k-SScanSep09-w7
2009....-----....none....The Singles Collection......................................................50,000......2-disc multiplier + bonus DVD

2012....-----....none....Ultimate: Hits & All-Time Classics....................................15,000......Fantasy, 3cd (52 tracks)

2014....-----....none....The 1969 Singles................................................................1,000......vinyl-only, 8 tracks, limited edition

2014....-----....none....Greatest Hits.....................................................................10,000......3k-SScanMay14w-1, Fantasy-35500, 1cd, TCC-165
+ domestic US sales of foreign-pressed albums..............................................274,000

TOTAL US ALBUM SALES........................................................................34,150,000
Total Soundscan-registered Album sales (1991 - Apr 2005) = 8,500,000



RIAA album Certification data as of Aug 1, 2014:

4....Gold....................2,000,000 disc units...........2,000,000 albums
3....Platinum..............3,000,000 disc units...........3,000,000 albums
3....PLAT x 2.............6,000,000 disc units...........6,000,000 albums
1....PLAT x 3.............3,000,000 disc units...........3,000,000 albums
1....PLAT x 4.............4,000,000 disc units...........4,000,000 albums
1....PLAT x 8.............8,000,000 disc units...........8,000,000 albums
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13............................26,000,000 disc units.........26,000,000 albums

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Rod Stewart's new album ('Time') has opened at #7 in the USA, with Week-1 sales of 52k. Looks like the album will open at #1 or #2 in the UK later this week. It's his first album of original compositions in over a decade.

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