What was the first record you bought?

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  1. Bard of Ely profile image86
    Bard of Elyposted 8 years ago

    Mine was Israelites by Desmond Dekker

    1. saddlerider1 profile image70
      saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Gene Pitney's  "Town Without A Pity"  now does that date me or what? lol

      1. wilderness profile image98
        wildernessposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I'm with you, saddledrider - I think mine was probably one of the Tijuana Brass albums.

      2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
        Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        It does...but what a great song smile

    2. Cagsil profile image81
      Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Believe it or not, I have absolutely no recollection of what the first record I ever bought was. I cannot even tell you what the first tape(music) was either or even what was my first "cd" that I bought.

      One reason, not worth remembering. It's irrelevant in the scope of the rest of my life. Therefore, discarded to add space for more relevant stuff in need of remembering.

      Cool question though for those who can remember. I'll leave it at that. lol lol

    3. bayoulady profile image65
      bayouladyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      With my first babysitting pay @50 cents an hour I bought Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton. Cost me a whole dollar. 
      Bought a hamburger for 30 cents and a cola for 15 cents at the drugstore  teen hangout.
      Man I was rich.
      9th grade. I'm 60 now........

    4. prettydarkhorse profile image63
      prettydarkhorseposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I used to buy records with my mom when I was young, we buy  single ones using our old phono system, every Carpenter songs, new release my mom will buy it.
      I bought my first one Billie Jean by Michael Jackson!

  2. jondav profile image72
    jondavposted 8 years ago

    Salt n Pepa - Push it.

    I was a misguided youth.

  3. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    good god, who can remember? I can't.

  4. Ohma profile image73
    Ohmaposted 8 years ago

    Yep this one will really date me as well. lol http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTjWmC7OT0g

    1. saddlerider1 profile image70
      saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OMG and I thought my Town Without A Pity was so dating, this one of yours beats mine, I think, or maybe not, they may have been around the same time certainly in the same era:0)  I use to carry my portable 45 record player all around with me and go to dance parties in each others homes. LOL

      1. Ohma profile image73
        Ohmaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I certainly remember those days.

      2. Uninvited Writer profile image82
        Uninvited Writerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I had one of those record players in the early 70s smile

  5. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 8 years ago

    I first record I bought with my own money was the single of The Partridge Family's I Think I Love You smile

  6. camlo profile image89
    camloposted 8 years ago

    Mine was a single, bought with my pocket money: 'Sailing' by Rod Stewart. I played it on repeat for weeks and weeks until it was worn out.

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      The original of Sailing by the Sutherland Brothers was actually far better IMO though I enjoyed Rod's version too.

      1. camlo profile image89
        camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, I'd forgotten about the Sutherland Brother's original version. Maybe I prefer Rod Stewart's version for sentimental reasons ... it was a particularly nice time in my childhood. Not that I ever listen to it nowadays ...

  7. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 8 years ago

    My first ever record was either Little Arrows by Leapy Lea or I'm Nver Gonna Fall in Love Again by Bobby Gentry.
    Ahhhh...to be 10 again!

    1. camlo profile image89
      camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Bobbie Gentry - I really love her 'Ode to Billy Joe':
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ox2pjqTMDRM

  8. rebekahELLE profile image87
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    geez, I am so impressed that you can remember! I don't have a clue.. hmm  I bought so many, I really can't remember.
    some of these are really funny!! a town without pity?
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=va5lliDnSj0

    1. saddlerider1 profile image70
      saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Just for you RebekahELLE...enjoy or not enjoy? lol

      <object width="480" height="385"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/va5lliDnSj0&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/va5lliDnSj0&amp;hl=en_US&amp;fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="480" height="385"></embed></object>

      1. saddlerider1 profile image70
        saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Ooops  I guess that won't work, will try again. LOL

      2. rebekahELLE profile image87
        rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        town without pity.  that music sounds romantic.

        I don't know what you posted, saddlerider. hmm

        1. saddlerider1 profile image70
          saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I went to UTube and copy and pasted the embed...but alas this is what came out. I would like to embed the music? hmmmm.  The one I pasted above is the video. It was a sad and romantic song in it;s day and a movie was made with the same title.

          1. saddlerider1 profile image70
            saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Okay I see above that you embedded the same one, hmmm how did you do that? well that's the song hope you enjoyed it. Gene Pitney was a star in his day along with Bobby Vee, Bobby Rydell, Paul Anka, Fabian and Frankie Avalon.

            1. camlo profile image89
              camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              You mean me? If so, what a coincidence.
              Look at 'formatting tips' below the box you write the message in - it tells you how to place links.

              1. saddlerider1 profile image70
                saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Thanks camlo, I found it and it WORKS. yeah..have a look at 
                I kissed a ......? with bush tail

                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GJ9gjfSt9s

                1. camlo profile image89
                  camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  I just looked, and I'm still smiling. Thanks for that.

            2. rebekahELLE profile image87
              rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              just copy and paste the URL from your web address. don't bother with the embedding.

              I think my first that my mom probably bought for me was a Beatle song.

              1. saddlerider1 profile image70
                saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I hope you enjoy this one to...I kissed a ..........? with bushy tail:0)))

                1. saddlerider1 profile image70
                  saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this
                  1. rebekahELLE profile image87
                    rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    omg, funny! lol

                    I wrote a hub about a band that I had never heard of until my friend took me to one of their concerts here in clearwater. maybe you know this song. I fell in LOVE with this music, it is so romantic and I couldn't stop smiling the entire weekend after I saw them.

                    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ke1dV_Ip … r_embedded

    2. camlo profile image89
      camloposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      With such a great title, I was expecting something ... different.
      I've always loved this one by Gene Pitney http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIjUaxP7PPE

      1. saddlerider1 profile image70
        saddlerider1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Yes sir that was a great one to Twenty Four Hours From Tulsa. good choice.

  9. jennshealthstore profile image92
    jennshealthstoreposted 8 years ago

    I believe it was a Michael Jackson record.

  10. habee profile image93
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    I think it was a Paul Revere and the Raiders album.

  11. liljen23 profile image71
    liljen23posted 8 years ago

    Mine was Michael Jackson "Thriller"..Well my mom bought it for me but it was mine. I was only 8. I love that CD..

  12. Studio E profile image51
    Studio Eposted 8 years ago

    oingo Boingo

  13. timorous profile image83
    timorousposted 8 years ago

    Duke of Earl, by Gene Chandler (1962).

 
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