Cash leads country chart
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
– Johnny Cash may have died 11 years ago, but he still knows how to rule the charts. Cash was third on the overall top 200 chart on Billboard with "Out Among the Stars." The release, of course, will top the country chart when Billboard releases the charts on Thursday.
The disc contains recently discovered material recorded about 30 years ago and sold 54,000 units.
The "Frozen" soundtrack continues ruling the charts. The animated movie soundtrack sold 161,000 units for a total of 1.8 million units.
Cash had the only country release in the top 10.
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Recorded on-stage in Czechoslovakia in April 1978,
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