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Vinyl lovers spent this past Saturday combing through their local independent record stores in honor of Record Store Day — though I'm sure their millions upon millions of tweets, Facebook posts, and Instagram selfies tipped you off to that.

While scrolling through my social-media feeds yesterday, I started to get curious about which albums people were buying and whether the much-hyped RSD special releases were as big a deal as promised. So, I scrolled through the various hashtags (#RecordStoreDay, #RSD15, etc.) and trending topics on Instagram (and Twitter and Facebook to a lesser extent) to take a random sampling of the purchases users had made.

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Note that this is by no means an extensive consumer report and that my findings only reflect what people posted about on social media — I mean, how many old dudes are taking selfies with their Pat Boone vinyl? Still, let's dive in.

Percentage of Albums by Decade

• 31.3% from the 2010s

Asylum Records UK/Atlantic Records UK

• 15% from the 2000s

Kill Rock Stars

• 12.5% from the 1990s

Death Row/Interscope

• 16.2% from the 1980s

RCA Records/Sony Music Entertainment

• 21.2% from the 1970s

Atlantic Recording Corp.

• 6.3% from the 1960s

Atco Records/Rhino Entertainment Company

• 2.5% from the 1950s

The Verve Music Group/UMG Recordings

Most Popular Artists by Number of Posts

1. The White Stripes, 8.8%

Third Man Records, Inc.

2. David Bowie, 7.5%

Parlophone Records

3. Father John Misty, 6.2%

Sub Pop Records

4. Neil Patrick Harris and the cast of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," 5%

Hedwig Broadway Company LLC.

5. Brand New, 3.8%

Triple Crown Records/Razor & Tie

Other RSD Findings

• 51.3% of the albums people posted about buying were RSD exclusives.

• Coolest RSD-exclusive packaging I saw: either Father John Misty's heart-shaped I Loved You, Honeybee, or J Dilla's badge-shaped Fuck the Police.

• I'm really glad I wasn't in Soho (the London one) today.

• This person has really good taste.

• And I really wish this ironic tweet wasn't so ironic.

https://twitter.com/alreadytaken74/status/589331985539162112

Bad at filling out bios seeks same.