Published on January 3rd, 2015 | by Gerry Galipault

0’s Best Sellers of 2014

They came, they clicked, they bought.

Here are the top-selling music books, DVD/Blu-ray discs, MP3s and CDs/Vinyl at over the past 12 months.

Music books:

1) “Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page,” Jimmy Page (Genesis Publications)

2) “Bread: A Sweet Surrender: The Musical Journey of David Gates, James Griffin & Co.” (author: Malcolm C. Searles; Helter Skelter Publishing)

3) “Billy Joel: The Definitive Biography” (author: Fred Schruers; Crown Archetype)

DVD / Blu-ray:

1) “The Dave Clark Five and Beyond: Glad All Over” (PBS)

2) “Muscle Shoals” (Magnolia Home Entertainment)

3) “A Hard Day’s Night (The Criterion Collection),” The Beatles (Criterion Collection)


1) “Complete Warner Bros. Rarities 1988-2011,” R.E.M. (Rhino / Warner)

2) “American Beauty,” Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)

3) “Standing in the Breach,” Jackson Browne (Inside Recordings)

CDs / Vinyl:

1) “24 Karat Gold: Songs From the Vault,” Stevie Nicks (Reprise)

2) “lullaby and … The Ceaseless Roar,” Robert Plant (Nonesuch)

3) “You Should Be So Lucky,” Benmont Tench (Blue Note)

4) “Unplugged 1991/2001: The Complete Sessions,” R.E.M. (Rhino)

5) “Turn Blue,” The Black Keys (Nonesuch)

6) “The Art of McCartney,” various artists (Kobalt)

7) “Stockholm,” Chrissie Hynde (Caroline)

8) “Led Zeppelin IV (Deluxe Edition),” Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)

9) “CSNY 1974,” Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (Rhino)

10) “Live at the Carousel Ballroom, San Francisco, April 28th 1968,” The Steve Miller Band (Keyhole)

11) “… Honor Is All We Know,” Rancid (Epitaph)

12) “The Who HITS 50!,” The Who (Geffen / UMe)

13) “Standing in the Breach,” Jackson Browne (Inside Recordings)

14) “Lazaretto,” Jack White (Third Man / Columbia)

15) “Blondie 4(0)-Ever: Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux / Ghosts of Download,” Blondie (Noble ID, LLC)

16) “Rad Gumbo: The Complete Warner Bros. Years 1971-1990,” Little Feat (Rhino)

17) “Off the Ground,” Paul McCartney (MPL / Hear Music)

18) “A Letter Home,” Neil Young (Reprise)

19) “The Complete Original Dunhill/ABC Hit Singles,” The Grass Roots (Real Gone Music)

20) “R-Kive,” Genesis (Rhino)

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