First Record you bought

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First Record you bought

Postby girl out of time » Wed Jun 25, 2003 12:35 am

the first record i bought was springsteen´s born to run when i was 12 years old.....to this day it remains my all-time favourite record ever!!!!!
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Postby Tim(e) » Wed Jun 25, 2003 12:39 am

LP = Fresh Cream (Cream) and Mothermania (Mothers of Invention)
Single = A Hard Day's Night (Beatles)

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Postby shabbydoll » Wed Jun 25, 2003 12:41 am

My boomarang won't come back - Charlie Drake.

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Postby senior_service » Wed Jun 25, 2003 12:45 am

Do we have to be truthful? Can't I just say The Clash or My Aim Is True or Blonde On Blonde?

Here goes:

Wings At The Speed of Sound

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Postby Tim(e) » Wed Jun 25, 2003 12:53 am

shabbydoll wrote:My boomarang won't come back - Charlie Drake.

Gore blimey... you've hit the flying doctor!! I was actually given that record as a present...but in all honesty, I could never bring myself to parting with money to buy a copy :)

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Postby Copenhagen Fan » Wed Jun 25, 2003 2:50 am

Issac Hayes- Shaft (I had cool parents)

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Postby so lacklustre » Wed Jun 25, 2003 4:00 am

The first records I remember having were Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby and Two Little Boys by Rolf Harris, these would both have been bought by my parents (not cool). I don't clearly recall what the first record that I bought was, althouigh it could have been Blockbuster by Sweet, or a Slade single.

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Postby miss buenos aires » Wed Jun 25, 2003 4:27 am

I think it was Faith, by George Michael. Whose birthday it is today, incidentally. Happy fortieth, George.

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Postby ReadyToHearTheWorst » Wed Jun 25, 2003 5:56 am

45 : Valerie - The Monkees; then a few years later
33.33333 : Fog on the Tyne - Lindisfarne (my 1st album!).
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Postby spooky girlfriend » Wed Jun 25, 2003 6:33 am

45: I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song - Jim Croce

I was in the fourth grade. I used to hold up a stick and pretend it was a microphone and sing it while dancing across my living room. I remember doing that one day and when the song finished, there stood my parents applauding me. I felt so violated! That was supposed to be my own personal performance. :lol:

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Postby Ha' Penny Millionaire » Wed Jun 25, 2003 8:29 am

1972 - "White Album" by the Beatles. I was in second grade. I saved change for six months to accumulate the loot. I don't really remember why, but I just had a compulsion to own it. I think my parents were horrified, because their Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass from then on shared time with the Lads on the immense console "stereo." The rest, as they say, is history.

P.S. I still have it, and it's in great shape.
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Postby Goody2Shoes » Wed Jun 25, 2003 8:35 am

album: 'American Graffiti' soundtrack, when I was 10.

45: Elton John 'Benny and The Jets', I think. My mom commenced a first-class rant when she thought the line was "She's got electric boobs", started yelling about the dissolution of civilized society, and that a 10-year-old could get hold of such pornography portended the end of the world. She snatched the record off the player, and broke it in half in very dramatic fashion. She's very emotional, my mom.

The first album I have any memory at all of, though, is Beatles' 'Rubber Soul', but it was my brother's.
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Postby Gillibeanz » Wed Jun 25, 2003 8:35 am

Classical Gas by Mason Williams which i still have when I was around 9ish I think - to my delight I found it on KazaA! :D
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Postby PlaythingOrPet » Wed Jun 25, 2003 9:12 am

I think mine must've been a Bros or Chesney Hawks (sp?) tape. I do remember totally loving the Gene Pitney and Marc Almond one (I forget what it's called). Oooh, and the Bee Gees' You Win Again :oops: . Hahahaha.

The music I remember being played in the house was my dad's vinyl of The Northern Beat (The Merseybeats' I Think Of You rules), and my ma's original copy of the first Small Faces album. The Small Faces, the Stones and The Swinging Blue Jeans are what I remember most.
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Postby SoLikeCandy » Wed Jun 25, 2003 9:37 am

"Cosmic Thing" by the B-52's. I was in the 5th grade. Everyone thought I was a nerd, but to this day, "Dry County" is one of the coolest songs ever.

Oh, and I hope this doesn't count--one of my cousins gave me MC Hammer's first album on tape when I was, like, 8. I really wanted it, until I listened to it. I gave it back.
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Postby pophead2k » Wed Jun 25, 2003 10:24 am

The Year of the Cat on cassette by Al Stewart. My brother 'let' me order it from his record club. I paid of course.

First single was probably "With a Little Luck" by Macca and Wings

First vinyl: Some KTel compilation off the TV. I remember it had Kiss, KC and the Sunshine Band, the Addrissi Brothers, Climax Blues Band and maybe a Bee Gees tune. Oh yeah, and that song "Torn Between Two Lovers".

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Postby spooky girlfriend » Wed Jun 25, 2003 10:36 am

Oh, God. I thought I was the only one who had those K-tel albums. My mom wouldn't let me buy a whole album by one person when I was young - she didn't think they were a good value since you could buy the K-tel ones and get multiple hits by various artists all on one album. :?

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Postby mood swung » Wed Jun 25, 2003 10:43 am

The first album? My dad picked out "Pearl" for me from a record club when I was probably about 7 or 8. I think the first 45 I bought was Fleetwood Mac 'You Make Loving Fun.' I lived in the sticks in Missouri and listened to WLS at night (couldn't pick it up any other time). And I had a k-tel record too and I wish I still had it--'Chick-a-boom' was on it!!!!!
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Postby Gillibeanz » Wed Jun 25, 2003 10:53 am

PLAYTHINGORPET: Marc Almond - was it Tainted Love?
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Postby idle hands » Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:04 am

The Police, Outlandous damour, is that spelled right?
I don't have it anymore, don't know what happened to it... I'll blame my little brother, he used to play it more than me.
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Postby little martinet » Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:06 am

Since I was born in '79 I grew up either listening to my twin sister's crap (New Kids, Mariah Carey, MC Hammer, Madonna, and (gasp!) Milli Vanilli...BUT they were HERS, I did not own them!!!), OR my metalhead brother blasting AC/DC, Judas Priest and the like... I did buy the Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation tape in Grade 5....but I was too young to know better... :oops:!

I officially count my first album purchases as U2 - Achtung Baby (1991, I was in grade 7, and my U2 obsession began) and Barenaked Ladies - Gordon (how Canadian of me!)...I think at the time I wasn't really that *into* music, just listening to whatever my friends liked, and buying the U2 album started my love affair with music...plus, my friends thought I was weird (for not listening to Kris Kross or whatever..!) and I liked being the 'different' one...looking back now, maybe it was just a way of differentiating myself from my twin....but I digress....

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Postby little martinet » Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:08 am

Since I was born in '79 I grew up either listening to my twin sister's crap (New Kids, Mariah Carey, MC Hammer, Madonna, and (gasp!) Milli Vanilli...BUT they were HERS, I did not own them!!!), OR my metalhead brother blasting AC/DC, Judas Priest and the like... I did buy the Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation tape in Grade 5....but I was too young to know better... :oops:!

I officially count my first album purchases as U2 - Achtung Baby (1991, I was in grade 7, and my U2 obsession began) and Barenaked Ladies - Gordon (how Canadian of me!)...I think at the time I wasn't really that *into* music, just listening to whatever my friends liked, and buying the U2 album started my love affair with music...plus, my friends thought I was weird (for not listening to Kris Kross or whatever..!) and I liked being the 'different' one...looking back now, maybe it was just a way of differentiating myself from my twin....but I digress....

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Postby little martinet » Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:09 am

Since I was born in '79 I grew up either listening to my twin sister's crap (New Kids, Mariah Carey, MC Hammer, Madonna, and (gasp!) Milli Vanilli...BUT they were HERS, I did not own them!!!), OR my metalhead brother blasting AC/DC, Judas Priest and the like... I did buy the Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation tape in Grade 5....but I was too young to know better... :oops:!

I officially count my first album purchases as U2 - Achtung Baby (1991, I was in grade 7, and my U2 obsession began) and Barenaked Ladies - Gordon (how Canadian of me!)...I think at the time I wasn't really that *into* music, just listening to whatever my friends liked, and buying the U2 album started my love affair with music...plus, my friends thought I was weird (for not listening to Kris Kross or whatever..!) and I liked being the 'different' one...looking back now, maybe it was just a way of differentiating myself from my twin....but I digress....

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Postby little martinet » Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:10 am

oops...those fatal errors are getting the best of me!

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Postby oily slick » Wed Jun 25, 2003 11:59 am

the first 45 i received was wildwood days by bobby rydell. i was home from kindergarden lying on the couch in the living room everyday for a week with the measles when it was presented to me. i believe the first one i purchased shortly thereafter was i want to hold your hand.
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