DORS unveils top Black Friday sellers

News / December 2, 2014

The Department of Record Stores, which is a combination of 14 U.S.-based indie store chains, totaling almost 100 storefronts, has unveiled their top sellers from the Black Friday week.

The list I originally received was vinyl only, but I did confirm that the Guardians of The Galaxy tape outsold everything. It also beat the new Eminem CD in all the stores.

1. Various Artists – Awesome Mix: Volume 1 (Tape)
2. The Beatles – Long Tall Sally
3. Faith No More – Motherfucker
4. The Grateful Dead – 11/18/72
5. St. Vincent – Pieta
6. Dave Matthews Band – Recently
7. Wu-Tang Clan – Cream/Da Mystery of Chessboxing
8. David Bowie – Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)
9. Chvrches – Under The Tide
10. New Order – 1981-1982
11. Various Artists – The Big Lebowski OST
12. Gov’t Mule – Stoned Side Of The Mule
13. Miles Davis – Blue Christmas
14. The Ramones – Morrissey Curates The Ramones
15. Miles Davis – Enigma
16. Joey Ramone – Christmas Spirit In My House
17. South Park – James Cameron
18. Flaming Lips – Imagene Peise: Atlas Eets Christmas
19. Jimi Hendrix – Hear My Music
20. J. Mascis – Fade Into You/Outside
21. Green Day – Tune In Tokyo


Christopher Lantinen
Chris Lantinen is the owner and editor-in-chief of Modern Vinyl. Along with his modest collection of sad sounding records, he collects his share of soundtracks and previously adored indie up-and-comers. Chris is currently a professor of journalism and public relations at Edinboro University in the Erie, Pennsylvania area.

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