What was first CD you bought??

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What was first CD you bought??

Postby TontoBronto » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:34 am

Last night's "ER" posed this question (in an attempt to find out the new intern's age).
Seems like we've had this thread before, but why not ask it again??

Personally, I bought Keith Jarrett Trio's "Still Live" since the audio rags were touting its superior sonics (from ECM which often put out great sounding LP's and, later, CD's). BTW, I got the 2 disc set from one of the expensive mall-type stores for $45! :shock:


BTW, ER's intern was masquerading as a 25 year old geek, but he was actually a 19 year old uber-intellectual who started college at 11. His first CD was something classical, so it really didn't indicate his age the way buying Britney's "Ooops, I got married Again" would. :wink:
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Postby gala002 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:45 am

Many years ago, there was an offer from "Columbia House" at (as far as I can remember) $29.

And I bought Bob Dylan's "Desire". It was a chance for me to listen once again my 'lost and gone' old venyl.

Today, you can find old Dylan's CDs for less than $5.
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Postby marybeth » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:00 am

Michelle Shocked's Short Shocked Sharp.

First album: probably something embarassing like Beach Boys Endless Summer.
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Postby Mis » Fri Oct 26, 2007 7:36 am

My very first CD was a Tears for Fears album...the one with Sowing The Seeds of Love on it - I think I was in 9th or 10th grade and had just gotten my first CD player. I don't have the album anymore, but remember that was the first CD because it was the only one I had for a while. LOL First album I ever bought for myself was John Cougar (Mellencamp) - American Fool.
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Postby Hugues » Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:40 am

John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band
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Postby cymru56 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:42 am

The first CD was the same as the first LP - Joni Mitchell's "Blue".
The first single - The Kinks "Autumn Almanac"
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Postby elcorazon » Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:44 am

Bob Dylan's "Blood on the Tracks"
If I died, he'd hear about it, eventually.
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Postby Turk » Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:03 pm

I bought Tonto Yoder's Greatest Hits (And Some That Should Be).
Many moons ago.
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Postby Arlene » Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:46 pm

The first CD I ever bought was the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center's recording of Mozart's Quintet in E flat major, K452, for oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon and piano.

The first LP I ever bought was Bobby Sherman's eponymous album which included the immortal "Julie, Julie, Julie Do Ya Love Me?" (Hey, it was 1969 and I was a 12 year old obsessed with him and his TV show, "Here Come The Brides." Do I get any credit at all for the fact that the next LP I bought was Jefferson Airplane's Crown of Creation?)
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Postby Ian » Fri Oct 26, 2007 2:42 pm

First 45. Blackberry Way, The Move
First LP. II, Led Zeppelin
First pre-recorded cassette. Madman across the water, Elton John
First CD. Life's rich pageant, REM

I never actually bought any 78's but it would have probably been something by George Formby if I had :)
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Postby disco_fred » Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:54 pm

First record album (vinyl) -- Cyndi Lauper's "She's So Unusual"

First cassette tape -- The Go-Go's "Talk Show"

First CD -- Madonna's "Erotica"
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Postby ScottG » Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:43 pm

First CD: Keith Richards - Talk Is Cheap
First LP: a tie between AC/DC's Back in Black and Ozzy's Blizzard of Oz.
I've never bought a cassette.
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Postby RedEarth » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:11 am

I like my first CD story.

I bought Iron Butterfly's In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida. When I brought it home, my mom got a really funny look on her face and told me that the first LP she ever bought was none other than...In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.
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Postby Gretzky » Tue Oct 30, 2007 5:26 pm

the first cd i purchased was on february 26th, 1987, and it was the beatles, for sale. i also bought mccartney's press to play disc that day.
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