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For this week’s best-of-music-in-2007 issue, we polled local independent record stores—yes, there are a few of them left—to list their best-selling records for the year. The lists below come from Adams Morgan’s Red Onion Records. “While we are primarily a used store, we do carry some select new titles,” explained owner Joshua Harkavy in an e-mail.

Red Onion Records & Books

1901 18th St. NW

, (202) 986-2718, redonionrecordsandbooks.com

  1. Home Blitz, Home Blitz (Gulcher)
  2. East of Underground, East of Underground (Wax Poetics)
  3. The History of Cut Nails in America, Shortstack (Gypsy Eyes)
  4. The Psychic Soviet (book), Ian Svenonius
  5. Eccentric Soul: The Prix Label (Numero Group)


  1. Remain in Light, Talking Heads
  2. Low, David Bowie
  3. Revolver, Beatles
  4. Beggars Banquet, Rolling Stones
  5. Mendocino, Sir Douglas Quintet