Aaron Tippin’s ‘Eagle’ Soars to Chart Heights

George Jones, Gary Allan Make Impressive Album Debuts

Aaron Tippin ’s patriotic single “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly” vaults to No. 1 on the Billboard Country Singles Sales chart this week. It also debuts at No. 5 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales chart, reflecting all music genres.

Gary Allan and George Jones make impressive debuts on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart this week. Allan’s Alright Guy lands at No. 4 and Jones’ The Rock: Stone Cold Country 2001 debuts at No. 6. Also debuting are David Ball ’s Amigo, featuring “Riding With Private Malone,” at No. 19 and Dwight Yoakam ’s South of Heaven, West of Hell at No. 61.

Martina McBride ’s Greatest Hits tops the Top Country Albums chart for the third straight week. The O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack hangs on to the No. 2 spot. Toby Keith ’s Pull My Chain remains at No. 3, and Tim McGraw ’s Set This Circus Down stays at No. 5.

Alan Jackson remains atop the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart with “Where I Come From,” followed by Brooks & Dunn’s “Only in America.” McGraw’s “Angry All the Time” stays at No. 3, Trisha Yearwood ’s “I Would’ve Loved You Anyway” moves up to No. 4 and Cyndi Thomson ’s “What I Really Meant to Say” moves down to No. 5.

Singles debuting this week are Darryl Worley ’s “Sideways” at No. 50, Blake Shelton ’s “All Over Me” at No. 54, Wild Horses’ “I Will Survive” at No. 55, Diamond Rio ’s “That’s Just That” at No. 56, Alison Krauss & Union Station’s “The Lucky One” at No. 57 and the Clark Family Experience ’s “To Quote Shakespeare” at No. 60.