Digital Media Center
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Gate 61
920 Paul Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0370
(800) 654-4262

© 2024 Alabama Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Tracy Chapman's song 'Fast Car' is a hit all over again.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "FAST CAR")

TRACY CHAPMAN: (Singing) You got a fast car...

LEILA FADEL, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Leila Fadel. Tracy Chapman's song is a hit all over again following her duet with Luke Combs at the Grammys. "Fast Car" has sped to the top of the iTunes chart. Streams of the 1988 song have more than tripled, and digital sales have shot up more than 38,000%, according to Billboard. "Fast Car" originally peaked at No. 6 on the charts. The cover by Luke Combs is out now at No. 20. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by an NPR contractor. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.

News from Alabama Public Radio is a public service in association with the University of Alabama. We depend on your help to keep our programming on the air and online. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.