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First Album you ever got!


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In reply to an earlier post on Aug 7, 2007, 10:33:38 AM PDT
PressFocus says:
I remember listening to my older brothers' Beatles albums at a very young age, but the first one I asked my parents to buy me was Chicago's "Chicago Transit Authority." At age 10 I wore out the grooves on "I'm A Man."

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 14, 2007, 2:07:29 PM PDT
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JM Haces says:
My first vinyl was one that included the theme from the Spiderman cartoon of the 70s, as well as another Spiderman song, on one side, and the audio track for an episode of the show where he fights the Scorpion on the other side.

My first cassette was Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the USA."

My first CD was Nirvana's "Nevermind."

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 18, 2007, 7:40:32 PM PDT
My Lamb, I date all you bastards- and the great thing is that I look great at 46- no receding hairline, chumps. Jealous? I know you are....

My first was The Strawberry Alarm Clock's 2nd album, "Wake Up, It's Tomorrow", only because "Incense and Peppermints" was out of stock.

Next album was Chick Corea's Return to Forever" on ECM (1972)

You losers make me laugh- Nirvana's "Nevermind" Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!!!!!!!

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 18, 2007, 7:55:20 PM PDT
K. C., Vail says:
1st lp for me i think was 'rock and roll over' by kiss, or the 'american graffiti' soundtrack.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 18, 2007, 7:59:04 PM PDT
The first record I listened to over and over (it wasn't mine) was an album that had just come out: Pink Floyd The Wall. I was nine years old. My first record purchase was (prepare to guffaw) Aldo Nova in '81. First cassette: Styx's Pieces of Eight. I still listen to Pink Floyd but not the other two.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 18, 2007, 8:12:27 PM PDT
That was my brother's first lp. I remember running up to his room and borrowing it when he was out of the house. Stereo lps were $2.99 but you could get mono lps for a dollar less. I walked to the tower records at a sopping mall a few blocks from my house to buy my records.

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 28, 2007, 10:46:22 AM PDT
W. G. Schmid says:
The first albums I bought were the Supremes' Greatest Hits, the Temptations' Greatest Hits, and the Beatles' Let It Be. Shows my age, huh?

In reply to an earlier post on Aug 28, 2007, 10:50:43 AM PDT
W. G. Schmid says:
Car Wash did not have Disco Duck on it. It did have some great tunes on it, though. Rose Royce was awesome live! One of the best concerts I ever saw was Rose Royce and Mother's Finest. I was working at the theater and was blown away. You don't see energy like that much any more.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 18, 2007, 6:49:22 PM PDT
Kjartan says:
First album ever = KISS "Destroyer"

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 4, 2007, 9:24:59 AM PDT
Best Of Bee Gees (on Atco)

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 7, 2007, 11:50:18 PM PDT
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WEM51 says:
My first 45 to purchase, Big Bad John by Jimmy Dean, 1961 (My copy featured the soon to be deleted line, "at the the bottom of the mine lies one hell of a man", to be changed to "A big big man, Big John"
My first LP to purchase- Big Bad John and other fabulous Tales by Jimmy Dean (in mono)
My first CD to purchase- Tequila by Wes Montgomery
Other first albums were Rumours by Johnny Crawford,
Neil Sedaka's Greatest Hits, Surf City by Jan and Dean
My first jazz LPs to purchase were Herbie Mann At The Village Gate, Big Swing Face and Mercy,Mercy by Buddy Rich, as well as Blues And The Abstract Truth by Olvier Nelson.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 10, 2007, 5:44:41 AM PDT
stevign says:
PAUL:

Get back youngin'!!! I'm 60, and look 46. lol
Three of us at age 15, went to a freinds house, who's older brother bought us our 1st beers.
We put a "stack" of his mom's Ray Charles albums on the record player, and got drunk! We had never heard Ray before. The sky parted, and the world stood perfectly still! Three young white boys, crying in their beer over girls that didn't even know their names: touching and pathetic. lol...And that was that, I didn't own a record player but I bought my 1st Ray charles album! Ray Charles: the greatest singer this world has ever produced...PERIOD

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 10, 2007, 8:21:08 AM PDT
Mrs. Fridley says:
She's So Unusual - Cyndi Lauper. Still love it.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 11, 2007, 11:07:00 PM PDT
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L. Brandwein says:
Michael Jackson - Thriller
I was either in kindergarten or first grade when it dropped. We didn't have cable tv yet, so I asked my parents to get it for me on the strength of hearing Billie Jean and Beat It on the radio.
Oh, the irony in that I was a fan of his at that innocent age.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 13, 2007, 11:04:44 AM PDT
the essential bob dylan by bob dylan

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 14, 2007, 12:13:52 AM PDT
M. West says:
When I was around 11 or 12, my Uncle gave me the first Steppenwolf album for Christmas. My parents freaked when they heard "The Pusher"

First Album I purchased was The Stones Beggars Banquet

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 18, 2007, 11:03:05 AM PDT
music fan says:
Paranoid by Black sabbath,,

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 21, 2007, 1:05:47 AM PDT
B. Joyce says:
Blood Sweat & Tears
Lee Micheals
The Association

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 22, 2007, 8:06:35 AM PDT
Doc Xavier says:
Got this in 1979 in glorious LP record mode...my first major purchase with my allowance money:

SUNBELT by Herbie Mann

Don't have it anymore...but those songs still sound great...you know, I gotta pick this up on CD!

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 22, 2007, 9:36:41 AM PDT
F. S. Gitler says:
How about "Star Captain" by Keith Slane? eh? eh?

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 23, 2007, 12:12:28 PM PDT
Rami says:
1995 Superunknown.- Soundgarden. STILL MY FAVORITE ALBUM TO DATE

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 31, 2007, 11:53:26 AM PDT
"Meet the Beatles" -- yep, I'm old.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 2, 2007, 3:45:07 PM PDT
spaceglider says:
Quiet Riot - Metal Health, I was in 4th grade and listened to it over and over...

Posted on Dec 23, 2011, 12:51:44 PM PST
ac says:
Im trying to remember if my first album was THE ROMANTICS-National Breakout..or Led Zep-In through the outdoor..or Billy joel-52nd st.not sure..probably billy joel.

Posted on Dec 23, 2011, 1:40:57 PM PST
stevign says:
My first album was back in 13,284 BC, it was called "Between a Rock and a Hard Spot" by the Troglodytes and I played it on my wooden turntable with a flint needle. I'll tell ya, that album really sparked some controversy....also a few fires.
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