The 1st album you ever bought.

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The 1st album you ever bought.

Post by howthewestwaswon on Wed Sep 12, 2012 3:41 pm

'Whispering Jack' by John Farnham. On vinyl of course. Not a bad choice by a 4y.o. back then, considering most others of that age were probably listening to Don Spencer or Peter Coombe! Very Happy Of course, mum and dad paid for it, but I picked it and still have it!

The first album with my own money was 'Crossroad' by Bon Jovi. First CD that I ever owned too!


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Post by C.K on Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:04 pm

Crowded House's eponymous album. It set me on a path of a band that has been with me for many big moments in my life. From the opening strains of "Mean To Me", I was completely hooked.

"Man Of Colours" from Icehouse was the second one. Played it only a few weeks back and amazed to see just how strongly it holds up still, 25 years later.

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Post by Scrappy on Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:38 pm

First Album
Cosmos Factory by Creedence Clearwater Revival
The song Travellin Band was the reason why I bought the Album
Heard it on the Grapevine ends up being my favorite CCR track

First Single
Apeman by the Kinks
Fascinated by the lyrics
'' I dont feel safe in this world no more
I dont want to die in a Nuclear War
I want to sail away to a distant shore ...""

These lyrics were for the times, it was shivery living for some in the Cold War era

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Post by Southee on Wed Sep 12, 2012 4:46 pm

Well the first album I got given was when I was about 3 years old.

ABBA - Arrival . Massive ABBA fan as a kid and still see how clever and brillant songwriters they were. Production and songwriting wise they are amazing!!

First album I got with own money would be probably Duran Duran's live album called ARENA. Around 1984. Huge Duran Duran fan. Would have been about 10 years old.

First CD I ever got with my own money was in 1987 and like CK it was IceHouse's Man of Colours. Pretty timeless album. Smile

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Post by Adelaide Hawk on Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:52 pm

Strangely enough, it was Tapestry by Carole King. Not that it's not a great album, I'm just surprised I bought it before I got to other masterpieces Smile
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