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The Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records Of July 2017

Top 50 July 2017

July’s best selling records sees much of the same patterns of previous months with some small exceptions. Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington’s unfortunate passing caused grieving fans to want to reconnect with his work. While I never considered myself a fan during their heyday, his place in rock history is permanent and notable. July also saw […]

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Discogs’ Top 50 Best Selling Records Of May 2017

May 2017 marked an unfortunate turn of events in music history. We witness the passing of legendary alt-rock frontman Chris Cornell, blues rocker Gregg Allman, and electronic music pioneer Robert Miles. Their presence in the community was deeply felt, as evidenced by their respective fanbases’ need to reconnect with their music during their passing with each making a strong showing […]

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Discogs’ Top 50 Best Selling Records Of April 2017

Record Store Day. When I pulled the best selling records of April list up, I assumed I was looking at the wrong query or I had got something horrifically wrong. Nope. RSD struck again this April. Fresh vinyl reissues are. Well needed. Stock injections help offset the demand for vinyl that was pressed during the dark […]

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Discogs’ Top 50 Best Selling Records Of March 2017

Simon and Garfunkel's Great hits enters the top 50 best selling records on Discogs for March 2017

Another fun and exciting month in the top selling records on Discogs. We see about 10% new content with Simon & Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits being heavy on “stuff that should be here regularly but isn’t for some reason”. The top of this best selling records list is perpetually that one old guy at the flea market that uses […]

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Discogs’ Top 50 Best Selling Albums of February 2017

The only thing that’s really shocking here is how long it took Led Zeppelin‘s Houses Of The Holy to show up in the charts. I was beginning to wonder if everything was okay with high school students these days. With the exception to a few stragglers from the upper 50-100 range dropping into focus, the […]

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Discogs Top 50 Best Selling Records – January, 2017

Carole King's Tapestry enters Discogs top 50 best selling records of January 2017

A new year, a new month, a new best selling records list. It’s not new now, but it was then. We see this month a fairly average mark. The one year anniversary of David Bowie‘s passing brought fans back to remember. Thrift store perennials Carole King and Simon & Garfunkel finally make it onto the […]

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Discogs Top 50 Biggest Selling Records of December 2016

George Michael's Faith album cover

December marked another turbulent change both in and out of music and other real world current events. George Michael‘s passing away on Christmas, while at the end of the month, catapulted his work heavily into the top 50 biggest selling records as fans sought to reconnect with his music. We see the new Rolling Stones […]

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The Discogs Top 50 Best-Selling Albums – November 2016


November brought on many changes, both on and off of the Discogs marketplace, which has presented some interesting results in this month’s top 50 best-selling albums. The passing of Leonard Cohen spurred a bit of a revival in his music and album sales. We saw another Record Store Day Black Friday sale and its hodge-podge […]

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The Discogs Top 50 – October 2016

Bon Iver

Another fine day in education land. Stability holds in our marketplace for yet another month. The top five is exactly the same as last month, but there’s been some overall shift in the rest. While six entries are new to the Top 50, two of those are completely new. Future dad rock band Bon Iver’s […]

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The Discogs Top 50 – July 2016

Top 50 July

Another hot summer on planet Earth. Hope everyone stayed cool. Now in our third month of reporting, we’re beginning to see some seemingly permanent fixtures, which should be obvious. Any store or dealer will tell you that Pink Floyd, Michael Jackson and Led Zeppelin records are sure shot sellers any day of the week. July also […]

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