What was the first album you ever bought?

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  1. sargentlard Save the whales motherfucker Valued Senior Member

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    BOUGHT, not downloaded. First one ever.

    Mine had to be Mariah Carey - butterfly....It was for my sister as a surprise (seriously, it was)

    My own style of music's first album would be Red Hot Chilli Peppers - califroniacation...which ironically my sister bought for me.
     
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  3. JustARide America: 51% fucking idiots Registered Senior Member

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    doubts he should admit it, but...

    Michael Jackson's "Bad"

    Right around his mulato phase if I'm not mistaken.
     
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  5. invert_nexus Ze do caixao Valued Senior Member

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    I don't remember for sure, but it was probably a Weird Al album. Either that or Alvin and the chipmunks.
     
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  7. Idle Mind What the hell, man? Valued Senior Member

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    Blind Melon's self-titled album from 1992...still one of my favourites.
     
  8. Thor "Pfft, Rebel scum!" Valued Senior Member

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    Uhm...Karmic Jera's Zombies, Blood and Go Go Girls
     
  9. Dreamwalker Whatever Valued Senior Member

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    First album?
    I think it must have been Böhse Onkelz - Eins.
    Don´t know for sure but I think it was.
     
  10. Johnny Bravo Registered Senior Member

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    Black Sabbath's Greatest Hits- the one with the fiftenth century "Triumph of Death" album cover.
     
  11. goofyfish Analog By Birth, Digital By Design Valued Senior Member

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    Yessongs by Yes, in 1974 - lawnmowing money seemed to go a lot further back then. I first
    heard it at a friends house - his older sister played it - and the artwork was "far out" to a 13 year-old.

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  12. Tiassa Let us not launch the boat ... Staff Member

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    Rubber little lady, slicker than a weasel

    Styx - Kilroy Was Here.

    What was your first favorite album?

    It's a tie: Elton John's Greatest Hits v.1 and Alice Cooper's Billion Dollar Babies. (Both "Crocodile Rock" and "Billion Dollar Babies" were performed on The Muppet Show.) I'm still unsure how exactly the records came to our possession, but I think someone actually died and they floated around the family until they landed at our house.

    (Before that, my dad accidentally got my brother and I hooked on the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. Of course, we pulled for the Bee Gees instead of my folks' obsession with Anne Murray, Jim Croce, and John Denver.)
     
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  13. Dr Lou Natic Unnecessary Surgeon Registered Senior Member

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    Some of my first words when I was a baby were the lyrics to 'funky town', and my parents bought it for me so i could sing along for their amusement. First album I bought was Greenday- dookie.
    I was so lame.
    I pretty much hate every cd I have ever bought.
     
  14. Johnny Bravo Registered Senior Member

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    The Doors- Greatest Hits. Man, that cassette and "No One Here Gets Out Alive" by Danny Sugarman were my Bibles in 9th grade.

    I still listen to the Doors everyday..like vitamines. Vitamine D.
     
  15. Porfiry Nomad Registered Senior Member

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    First album was MC Hammer, Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em followed promptly by Vanilla Ice, To The Extreme. In my defence, because I must defend myself, it was only because the all the cute girls in my grade 5 class were buying the same albums.

    Though, honestly, I think it took a good 10 years for my musical taste to recover.
     
  16. goofyfish Analog By Birth, Digital By Design Valued Senior Member

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    Move, slide your rump
    Just for a minute let's all do the bump, bump, bump.


    Buying music becase of the ladies? Rich in tradition!

    :m: Peace.
     
  17. cosmictraveler Be kind to yourself always. Valued Senior Member

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  18. Rick Valued Senior Member

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    I bought Two :
    • Nevermind,(by ...duh.. do i need to mention?)
    • Highway to Hell (Bon scotts AC/DC)

    bye!
     
  19. SwedishFish Conspirator Registered Senior Member

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    michael jackson ain't nothing to be ashamed of. errr wait. i mean liking his music. yes that's better.

    i don't remember the first one i bought myself. i don't tend to buy albums (cds), usually presents. first present would be green day-dookie when it first came out. god i loved that cd. maaad crush on billie joe armstrong.
     
  20. gitarman338 Left out the "u" on purpose... Registered Senior Member

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    My first album I ever bought with my own money was Millenium by the Backstreet Boys. Everyone liked them then and whatnot so I bought it, I'm ashamed, but I did. When my cousin found out he broke it in half and gave me a CD case with 5 Zeppelin CD's (nothing else), and told me to listen to them all, because that would burn the pop/rap culture out of me. He was right. Zeppelin II is still one of my all time favorites (although my musical taste has advanced alot since then).

    Good story huh...
     
  21. whitewolf asleep under the juniper bush Registered Senior Member

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    My very first one was Smashing Pumpkins' (don't remember title, didn't see it in a while). So sad they broke up. So sad.

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  22. tablariddim forexU2 Valued Senior Member

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    It was either Fresh Cream, or Disraeli Gears by Cream, in '67... Yes, I'm that old.
     
  23. airavata portentous Registered Senior Member

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    Lambada - first album I bought. First worthwhile album I bought would have to be The Wall.
     

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