O Brother Settles Back Into No. 1 Album Chart Slot

O Brother, Where Art Thou? is comfortably back in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart for its 26th week at the top during the past year. Garth BrooksScarecrow stays No. 2 for the second straight week, after a seven-week run at No. 1.

Toby Keith ‘s Pull My Chain continues in the No. 3 slot; Tim McGraw ‘s Set This Circus Down jumps to No. 4 from No. 6; and the Coyote Ugly soundtrack stays at No. 5. Martina McBride ‘s Greatest Hits is at No. 6; George Strait ‘s “The Road Less Traveled is at No. 7; and Brooks & Dunn ‘s Steers & Stripes is at No. 8.

Hank Williams Jr. ‘s Almeria Club debuts at No. 9. Steve Holy’s Blue Moon cracks the Top 10 for the first time at No. 10, over a year after its release on Oct. 10, 2000.

Holy’s hit song, “Good Morning Beautiful,” climbs to No. 2 from No. 4 on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, behind
Alan Jackson ‘s “Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning),” which is No. 1 for the fifth straight week. Strait’s “Run” drops a notch to No. 3; Aaron Tippin ‘s “Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly” slips to No. 4; Brooks’ “Wrapped Up in You” climbs two rungs to No. 5; Brad Paisley ‘s “Wrapped Around” rises to No. 6; Trace Adkins ‘ “I’m Tryin’” drops to No. 7; Keith’s “I Wanna Talk About Me” slides to No. 8; “Bring on the Rain” by Jo Dee Messina with McGraw stays at No. 9; and Brooks & Dunn’s “The Long Goodbye” goes up a spot to No. 10.

Debuting on the singles chart are “Mendocino County Line” by Willie Nelson with Lee Ann Womack at No. 53; Brian McComas’ “I Could Never Love You Enough” at No. 54; Reba McEntire ‘s “Sweet Music Man” (produced by Alison Krauss ) at No. 55; Jessica Andrews ‘ “Karma” at No. 57; Lonestar ‘s “Not a Day Goes By” at No. 58; the Dixie Chicks ‘ “Travelin’ Soldier” at No. 59; and Pat Green ‘s “Three Days” at No. 60. The Chicks’ “Travelin’ Soldier” is not available on CD and is being played by radio stations as a download track from the CMA Awards show of Nov. 7.