Journey’s “Greatest Hits” Spends Its 800th Week on the Billboard 200

Journey’s “Greatest Hits” album just became the third album to hit 800 weeks on the Billboard 200 chart.  It follows Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” and Bob Marley’s“Legend”.

The album debuted on the chart in December 1988, remaining for 15 years and almost four months.

Only two others have done this.  Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” reached it in 2012, and Bob Marley’s “Legend” did it last September.

Here are the Top 5 longest-charting albums:

1.  “Dark Side of the Moon”,  Pink Floyd:  989 weeks

2.  “Legend”,  Bob Marley:  830 weeks

3.  “Greatest Hits”,  Journey:  800 weeks

4.  “Metallica”,  Metallica:  747 weeks  (You’d know this as the Black Album.)

5.  “Chronicle: The 20 Greatest Hits”,  Creedence Clearwater Revival:  689 weeks