Marc Cohn's new album sets chart record for singer

Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:27pm EDT
 
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NEW YORK (Billboard) - Singer-songwriter Marc Cohn has notched his highest career rank on the Billboard 200 album chart, as "Listening Booth: 1970" debuted at No. 28 this week.

The 1991 best new artist Grammy Award winner previously went as high as No. 38 with his self-titled debut album, which featured the top-20 hit "Walking in Memphis."

The new collection sports 13 remakes, including two titles that reached No. 1 in 1970: Bread's "Make It With You" and Smokey Robinson & the Miracles' "The Tears of a Clown."

The remake of the former track features Indie.Arie. Aimee Mann also guests, providing vocals on the set's update of Badfinger's "No Matter What."

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