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David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin & Rod Stewart Top Sales at Indie Stores in the U.K.

Jimmy KingWith the Record Store Day celebration of independent music retailers taking place this past week, the U.K.'s Official Charts Company paused to look at the 40 top-selling albums in that country's indie stores over the past year.  And it was a good year for classic rockers.

Records by David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Led Zeppelin, Neil Diamond, Rod Stewart, and Neil Young & Crazy Horse all made the list.

Bowie's first new album in 10 years, The Next Day, made was the highest charter at #5.  Dylan's Tempest came in at #15 followed by Led Zeppelin's Celebration Day at #16.  Diamond's 2011 retrospective, The Very Best of Neil Diamond, made it to #20.  Stewart's holiday record, Merry Christmas, Baby, came in at #29 followed at #30 by Young's latest collaboration with Crazy Horse, Psychedelic Pill.

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