It's the singer-songwriter's first number one solo album.

The album also debuted in the Billboard 200 top five on Sunday (04Oct15), giving the musician his biggest sales week as a solo artist.

The new release is Henley's first in the country music genre and features many top artists, including Dolly Parton, Merle Haggard, Miranda Lambert and Trisha Yearwood.

Recorded in Nashville, Tennessee and Dallas, Texas, where Henley lives with his wife and three teenage children, Cass County is co-produced by former Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers drummer Stan Lynch.