Some articles on selling:
... 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 ... "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby was released which became the second biggest selling single in the world (30 million copies sold) ...
... 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 ... their lives, and some local businessmen exploited the recent migrants by selling them useless land ...
Famous quotes containing the words song, highest and/or selling:
“Some of us prefer Austrian voices risen in song to ugly German threats.”
—Ernest Lehman (b. 1920)
“Thus you are just not because you give what is owed, but because you do what is appropriate to you as the highest good.”
—Anselm of Canterbury (10331109)
“Only conservatives believe that subversion is still being carried on in the arts and that society is being shaken by it.... Advanced art today is no longer a causeit contains no moral imperative. There is no virtue in clinging to principles and standards, no vice in selling or in selling out.”
—Harold Rosenberg (19061978)