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Zac Brown Band holds onto first

Thursday, November 18, 2010 – Zac Brown Brown stayed number 1 on the Billboard Country Songs chart with "As She's Walking Away for the week ending Nov. 27. ZBB features Alan Jackson on the song. Among CDs, Taylor Swift was replaced by Susan Boyle's "The Gift" as the best selling disc in the U.S. and fell to second.

On the country song chart, Brad Paisley was up one to second with Anything Like Me, switching spots with Sugarland's Stuck Like Glue. The Band Perry was up from six to fourth with If I Die Young. Rodney Atkins stayed fifth with Farmer's Daughter. George Strait moved into the top 10, up 1 to 10, with The Breath You Take.

Billy Currington moved up from 29 to 26 with Let Me Down Easy.

On the country album chart, Swift was first with Aldean second, McEntire third debuting with "All the Women I Am," Sugarland fourth with "The Incredible Machine" and Lady Antebellum fifth with "Need You Now." Lady A went from 10th to 5th.

Blake Shelton debuted in 10th with "Loaded: The Best of Blake Shelton." "Coal Miner's Daughter" A Tribute to Loretta Lynn" debuted in 14th. Dierks Bentley was a big mover with "Up on the Ridge" going from 31 to 22. George Strait's "Twang' Moved form 34 to 30. Most of the discs on the top 40 seemed to move down the charts.

Bentley topped the bluegrass chart once again with "Christmas' from The Isaacs again second and "Song Up in Her Head" from Sarah Jarosz third.

On the top 200, Swift was 2nd, Aldean 6th, Reba 7th, Sugarland 8th and Lady Antebellum 13th


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CD review - Welcome Home With "Welcome Home," the Zac Brown Band continues to do what it does best, which is making quality roots music. In fact, one of the album's songs is even titled "Roots." Brown may not be the most religious guy, but his latest songs focus on many truly spiritual cornerstones of life: family and friends. Both "Family Table" and "My Old Man" find Brown reflecting on his family life, with the latter also looking at 'the here and now' of being a father himself. ...
CD review - Jekyll + Hyde Fans looking for the Zac Brown Band of 2005 won't find it in "Jekyll + Hyde" - there's nothing but an aftertaste of the Georgia group's chicken-fried origins. That might be why the album's name is so appropriate. Fans have gotten to know the country-folk band, but a deviant creeps in on all 16 tracks of its fourth album. And, like the classic story, Hyde stands out as more interesting. It hits hard, too. The opener, "Beautiful Drug," has an electric-pop ...
CD review - Uncaged Zac Brown Band's "Uncaged" album opens with Jump Right In, which finds singer/bandleader Brown admonishing, "Let the music pull you in," which might just be Brown's motto. He's all about forgetting the cares of the day and giving in wholeheartedly to the magnetic attraction of good music. Although Brown writes, sings and plays well throughout, there are nevertheless few truly standout tracks or unexpected surprises on "Uncaged." With that said, ...


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