- Following the death of laid-back singing legend Jimmy Buffett, fans have sent his greatest hits album to the Top 10 for the first time
- Buffett’s 1985 album “Songs You Know By Heart: Jimmy Buffett’s Greatest Hit(s)” reached #4 this week
- Also landing back on the charts this week is the late Burt Bacharach after Doja sampled his hit Dionne Warwick hit “Walk On By”
- Source: Variety
The tributes have been steadily pouring in following the death of iconic “Margaritaville” singer Jimmy Buffett last weekend. And now so have have the honors, as Buffett has managed to crack the Billboard Top 10 for the first time ever this week.
“Songs You Know By Heart: Jimmy Buffett’s Greatest Hit(s)” is the singer’s 1985 album that just managed to make the Top 100 back in its initial release. But as of today, the collection sits at #4 as fans have clamored for the feel-good singer following his death.
In similar news, Doja has also helped another recently-deceased musical icon land back on the charts. After she sampled Dionne Warwick’s “Walk On By,” Burt Bacharach has landed by back on the Billboard’s Hot 100. The late Bacharach was no stranger to the top of the charts, however, as he he had a #1 hit the 1960s, ’70s, ‘80s, 2000s and ’20s.