Record Store Day 2017 Top Selling Singles, Albums & More


RecordStoreDayLogoTwo legacy artists topped the sales charts for Record Store Day 2017 according to BuzzAngle. The Grateful Dead’s “Vancouver 7/29/66” was the top selling album of the day, while The Beatles’ “Strawberry Fields Forever” was the top selling single.

Year-over-year (single-day RSD 2017 vs single-day RSD 2016) % Change:

Category % Change
Total Album Sales +6%
Vinyl Album Sales +14%
Vinyl Single Sales -3%

Analysis: Vinyl Album Sales on Record Store Day (4/22/17) at Independent Music Stores were up 14% compared to Record Store Day 2016 (4/16/16).* Just more than 3 out of every 4 albums purchased on Record Store Day were vinyl albums; 78% this year, up from 73% in 2016. Total album sales (combining CD & Vinyl) on Record Store Day (4/22/17) at Independent Music Stores were up 6% compared to Record Store Day 2016 (4/16/16).* Vinyl Single Sales on Record Store Day (4/22/17) at Independent Music Stores were down 3% compared to Record Store Day 2016 (4/16/16).* Vinyl Album Sales on Record Store Day (4/22/17) at Independent Music Stores were up 2,606% compared to the previous Saturday (4/15/17).* Overall Album Sales on Record Store Day (4/22/17) at Independent Music Stores were up 1,274% compared to the previous Saturday (4/15/17).

BuzzAngle Music Top 50 Albums Chart

Independent Record Stores, Saturday April 22, 2017

Rank Title Artist Label
1 P.N.E. Garden Auditorium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada 7/29/66 Grateful Dead Glorious Dead Recordings
2 Cracked Actor David Bowie Parlophone
3 Live At The Matrix ’67 The Doors Elektra
4 Live From Welcome To 1979 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit Southeastern Records
5 Greatest Hits Acoustic The Cure Elektra
6 Greatest Hits The Cure Elektra
7 Badfish Sublime Interscope
8 Rarities Stevie Nicks Atlantic Records
9 Lime and Limpid The Claypool Lennon Delirium ATO Records
10 Born Again The Notorious B.I.G. RCA Records
11 Decade Neil Young Reprise Records
12 Bowpromo David Bowie Parlophone
13 Space Jam: Music From and Inspired By The Motion Picture Various Artists Atlantic Records
14 Good Apollo I’m Burning Star IV, Vol. 1: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness Coheed and Cambria Columbia Records
15 Live At Carnegie Hall Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble Epic Records
16 Death Song The Black Angels Partisan Records
17 Stinson Beach Sessions The Head And The Heart Warner Bros.
18 Electric Lady Sessions Drive-By Truckers ATO Records
19 Live at The Woodstock Music & Art Fair, August 16, 1969 Santana Columbia Records
20 Live at Red Rocks 8.15.9 Dave Matthews Band RCA Records
21 Blade Runner Vangelis Atlantic Records
22 Mirage Alternative Fleetwood Mac Rhino Records
23 Live At The Agora,1978 The Cars Elektra
24 11/17/70 Elton John Island
25 Nilsson Schmilsson Harry Nilsson RCA Records
26 Really Rock ‘Em Right: Sun Records Curated By Record Store Day Volume 4 Various Artists ORG MUSIC
27 Hammersmith Odeon, London ’75 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Columbia Records
28 Live at Austin City Limits Townes Van Zandt Fat Possum
29 Hot Thoughts Spoon Matador
30 Under Feet Like Ours Tegan And Sara Warner Bros.
31 Spotify Sessions Sia RCA Records
32 Dance Mix Madonna Rhino Records
33 Been Caught Stealing Jane’s Addiction Rhino Records
       
34 The Rising Tide Sunny Day Real Estate Bicycle Music
35 Seeds I: Angela And Long Way From Home The Lumineers Dualtone Music Group
36 The Offspring The Offspring Nitro
37 Live at George’s Club 20 Jimi Hendrix Legacy Recordings
38 Groove Is In The Heart / What Is Love? Deee-Lite Elektra
39 Caught In The Act Live Eric Church EMI Nashville
40 Coral Fang The Distillers Sire Records Group
41 The Johnny Cash Children’s Album Johnny Cash Columbia Nashville
42 Live In Perth Ben Folds with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra Epic Records
43 Dogfish Head – Music To Drink Beer To: Volume 3 Various Artists Columbia Records
44 The Centennial Collection Robert Johnson Columbia Records
45 Marcy Playground Marcy Playground Slow Down Sounds
46 Perfect Night Live In London Lou Reed Reprise Records
47 Little Mess EP Grouplove Atlantic Records
48 First Weapon Drawn: A Narrated Adventure Czarface Silver Age
49 All Day & All Of The Night The Kinks BMG
50 The Acid Test Ken Kesey Jackpot Records

BuzzAngle Music Top 50 Singles Chart:

Independent Record Stores, Saturday April 22, 2017

Rank Title Artist Label
1 Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane The Beatles Capitol Records
2 Star Wars: A New Hope John Williams Walt Disney Records
3 Red Hill Mining Town U2 Island
4 State of Love and Trust / Breath Pearl Jam Epic Records
5 Interstellar Overdrive Pink Floyd Legacy Recordings
6 Little Red Corvette / 1999 Prince Warner Bros.
7 Boy With The Thorn In His Side The Smiths Rhino Records
8 What The Hell Have I b/w Get Born Again Alice In Chains Columbia Records
9 Cygnus X-1 Rush Mercury
10 Def Leppard EP Def Leppard Mercury
11 Thinking Of A Place The War on Drugs Atlantic Records
12 Live at Jones Beach Jimmy Page & The Black Crowes The Orchard
13 Stabitha Christie Against Me! Total Treble
14 All Together Now André 3000 RCA Records
15 Rollo / Portland Improvisation Frank Zappa Zappa
16 Batdance Prince Warner Bros.
17 Into The Cave We Wander Gerard Way Reprise Records
18 No Plan – EP David Bowie Columbia Records
19 Hey Joe / Piss Factory Patti Smith Rhino Records
20 Partyman Prince Warner Bros.
21 This Must Be The Place Talking Heads & Wildling Warner Bros.
22 Go Robot / Dreams Of A Samurai (Live) Red Hot Chili Peppers Warner Bros.
23 A Rose For Emily The Zombies Varese Sarabande
24 Africa Toto Columbia Records
25 I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man Prince Warner Bros.
26 Heaven Bound / Key To The Kingdom Sharon Jones with the E.L. Fields Gospel Wonders Daptone Records
27 Le Soleil Est Pres de Moi Air Parlophone
28 Sign O The Times Prince Warner Bros.
29 Back In Your Head Tegan And Sara & The Regrettes Warner Bros.
30 How Far I’ll Go (From Moana) Various Artists Walt Disney Records
31 Pop Life Prince Warner Bros.
32 Got Love If You Want It The Kinks BMG
33 Sea Change Thrice Vagrant Records
34 Ain’t It Funny Danny Brown Warp Records
35 Sick With Love b/w She Got It Together Buddy Guy RCA Records
36 Archives Series Volume No 3 Iron & Wine Black Cricket Recordings Col
37 I Wish U Heaven Prince Warner Bros.
38 Puppy Love Dolly Parton Yep Roc Records
39 Unreleased Demos 2017 Sublime with Rome 5 Music
40 Where My Train Pulls / All The Pretty Girls Gary Clark Jr./Kaleo Warner Bros.
41 Happy Street (Feat. Bill Murray) Paul Shaffer And The World’s Most Dangerous Band Rhino Records
42 Great Adventures Of Children’s Book Slick Rick Get On Down
43 Riot In The Streets / Better Man Than Me Pokey LaFarge Rounder
44 Brain Salad Surgery Emerson Lake & Palmer BMG
45 Slow Heart Balance and Composure Vagrant Records
46 Instrumentalist The Dillinger Escape Plan Cooking Vinyl
47 Live Steve Earle & The Dukes Warner Bros.
48 Better Off Dead The Wipers Jackpot Records
49 I Want You Back Again The Zombies The End Records
50 Terlingua / Off My Mynd Old 97’s ATO Records

To view the full set of charts: www.buzzanglemusic.com/charts.