Update: Craig Morgan’s critically acclaimed “The Father, My Son, And The Holy Ghost” has completed its ascent to the top of the all-genre US iTunes sales chart.
It occupies the #1 position as of press time at 12PM ET Thursday.
In addition to universal media praise, the song has received strong support from Blake Shelton. Shelton said he would be willing to give up his spot on country radio for the song; he has also been asking fans to help the song reach #1 on iTunes.
“The Father, My Son, And The Holy Ghost” finds Morgan addressing the loss of his son Jerry, who passed away in a tubing accident three years ago.
After receiving some favorable media attention, as well as a glowing endorsement from Blake Shelton, Craig Morgan’s “The Father, My Son, And the Holy Ghost” has soared into the upper reaches of the US iTunes sales chart.
The song is #9 on the all-genre chart as of press time at 9:55PM ET Wednesday night. It meanwhile ranks as the #2 song on the country-specific chart, trailing only Blanco Brown’s “The Git Up.”
The emotional song finds Morgan addressing the loss of his son Jerry, who died in a tubing accident three years ago.
Earlier this week, Shelton Tweeted that he would “gladly give up his spot on country radio to get this song on.” He has since shared numerous updates about the song’s iTunes gains.
I would gladly give up my spot on country radio to get this song on.. Wow @cmorganmusic you blow me away brother.. There’s nothing easy or fun about writing a song like this but sometimes it’s just something you gotta do. https://t.co/QXJ2wiZ4cI
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) September 9, 2019