The Grateful Dead Breaks Billboard Top 40 Albums Chart Record


The Grateful Dead, who formed nearly 60 years ago, has broken the record for most Billboard Top 40 albums by any act in history. Dave’s Picks Vol. 49, debuted at #25 on this week’s Billboard 200, and marks the Dead’s 59th album to make the Top 40. 

The album consists of two complete Grateful Dead shows at Stanford University’s Frost Amphitheatre, in 1985. A new Vol. comes out quarterly.