Some articles on selling:
... In 1903 land sold for twenty-five cents an acre, but by 1906 it was selling at fifty dollars an acre, and by 1910 the price had increased to as much as $300 an acre ... Shary, who developed the citrus industry, was selling his grapefruit by 1919 ... local businessmen exploited the recent migrants by selling them useless land ...
... The biggest selling single to peak at #3 is New Order's "Blue Monday", which has sold just over a million copies ... If we are talking about the biggest selling single to peak at #3 where sales from re-issues are not counted, then Everything But The Girl's "Missing" takes the record ... Crosby was released which became the second biggest selling single in the world (30 million copies sold) ...
Famous quotes containing the words song, highest and/or selling:
“Come dame or maid, be not afraid,
Poor Tom will injure nothing.”
—Unknown. Tom o Bedlams Song (l. 1112)
“All that blesses the step of the antelope
all the grace a giraffe lifts to the highest leaves
all steadfastness and pleasant gazing, alien to ennui,
dwell secretly behind mans misery.”
—Denise Levertov (b. 1923)
“More than illness or death, the American journalist fears standing alone against the whim of his owners or the prejudices of his audience. Deprive William Safire of the insignia of the New York Times, and he would have a hard time selling his truths to a weekly broadsheet in suburban Duluth.”
—Lewis H. Lapham (b. 1935)