What was the first record you bought

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What was the first record you bought

Unread post by Dr Bunsen Honeydew » Tue Apr 09, 2019 3:16 am

Me - Chubby Checker - Lets twist again :| 1961

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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by Rick4001 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:19 am

Leader of the gang - Gary Glitter, vile human 1974. I think I wore it out on my Dansette record player.
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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by jimbob » Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:37 am

Meatloaf- welcome to the neighbourhood. Listened to it on an old Thorn system that I got for Christmas.
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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by Fretless » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:04 am

Genesis 'Nursery Cryme'

Sounded huge on my parents wooden mono gramophone.
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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by BillyBones » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:14 am

Telstar - The Tornados. Bought for me from Terry's Stores in Urmston along with a new Dansette player, must have been around 1963. I still remember it clear as day.
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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by Lindsayt » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:29 am

Black and White by Stranglers. Bought it from a record shop in Sidcup for £1.99. Around about 1980.

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Unread post by Latteman » Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:56 am

First vinyl I was able to buy was Tracy Chapman Fast Car in ‘88 from the indoor market in Middlesbrough- still got it and still in mint condition- played regularly
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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by TheMarlin » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:07 am

LP - Dark Side of the Moon.
Single: Walking on the Moon.

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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by CN211276 » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:17 am

Lilly the pink by the Scafold, a Christmas present. The first single I actually bought was saved by the bell by Robin
Gibb. My first two a!bums were presents, A collection of Beatles oldies and T.Rex, Electric Warrier. The first album I bought was Rod Stewart, Every Picture tells a story. I still have them all.
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Re: What was the first record you bought

Unread post by applemarc » Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:20 am

Single 1972 Changes David Bowie
LP 1972 The man who sold the world David Bowie
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