Discussion in 'All Discussions' started by KOOKamungya, Jul 22, 2016.

  1. seldom seen

    seldom seen Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Whoa I totally forgot about those deals until now...

    I'd kill to have back my old GD concert bootleg tapes/
  2. ChavezyChavez

    ChavezyChavez Well-Known Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    All my first albums were hand-me-downs from my cousins. Crazy variety. There was Johnny Cash, Charlie Pride, Merle Haggard as well as Beatles, Stones, Beach Boys, Hendrix, and even the focking Monkeys.
    I joined the RCA 1 penny record club when I was like 13 or 14 (1975 or 76) I think I bought Frampton Comes Alive, a couple ZEP albums, Kiss Alive 1, Yes, Floyd, Allmans Eat a Peach, and the Dead's American Beauty album.
    I've gone through crazy musical swings. There was my early 80's punk phase with Black Flag, Circle Jerks, Fear, et al. Then back to my dead head roots. Sublime.
    No disco or hair metal.

  3. seldom seen

    seldom seen Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Yeah Chavez! Variety is the spice of life.
  4. kidde rocque

    kidde rocque Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2016
    First album was American Pie by Don McLean. I was probably 10 or 11.

    Next was "Way of the World" by Earth, Wind & Fire around 12 years old. Went to their concert with Mom & Dad and got my first "contact high" and fell asleep halfway through the set.
  5. PA_KOOK

    PA_KOOK Well-Known Member

    Apr 4, 2016
  6. ChavezyChavez

    ChavezyChavez Well-Known Member

    Jun 20, 2011
    Yeah man. I forgot a special shout out to my homey the Honorable Robert Nesta Marley. Opened me up to whole new world of music.
  7. huuor

    huuor Well-Known Member

    Mar 29, 2012
  8. capecodcdog

    capecodcdog Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2012
    When I was a teenager growing up in MD/DC area, the rock station DC101 at midnight Saturdays would do the "All Night Album Special". . I think that is what was called. They would play 6 albums uninterrupted. I had the stereo wired into my family's reel to reel and I would record the whole run. I recorded and was exposed to lots of classics, zep, cream, jeff beck, allman bros, fog hat, outlaws, aerosmith, .. to many to remember. I just had to sleep by the tape recorder and be ready to load another tape when needed. The good thing was I able to listen to a lot of cool songs that never aired.

    We also back then had a couple of "progressive" stations (WHFS, WGTB) that would push the envelope.. I guess that is how I developed my appreciation for a wide variety. However, like CyC, never disco.
  9. headhigh

    headhigh Well-Known Member

    Jul 17, 2009
    That's a blast from the past man! DC101 and 99.1 WHFS were the soundtrack of my youth. WHFS was the **** until it randomly turned into a mariachi station overnight. I'll never forget the day in school after WHFS died. We all thought it was a joke.

    Anywho, first album with my own money: Coolio - Gangsters Paradise. I think I was like 10. A little white kid in tobacco county listening to gangsters paradise. good times!
  10. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    My first was a tape
    Diary of a Madman.
    Ozzy with Randy
  11. Peajay4060

    Peajay4060 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Master of puppets
    was the second tape I bought
    a bunch of @ssholes
  12. garbanzobean

    garbanzobean Well-Known Member

    Sep 15, 2010
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    Harry Nilsson
    Folks had a lot of LPs but my vietnam vet cousin dropped this on me around 1973. Read the wiki on this LSD inspired piece that evolved into an animated film. The track "Me and my Arrow" was about a boy and his dog but later you figure out the song is really about a boy and his dong. Always loved the art on the record sleeve and the films animation style.
  13. World B Free

    World B Free Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2013
    Summer 1974.

    Deep Purple - Burn.

    Bought it from a stall in the market in Medan Indonesia. Cheap Asian bootleg. Rocked my fuggin' world man.

    I was 12 years old and had been a big fan of early 70's bubble gum pop. You know, Carpenters, Badfinger, Lobo, etc. When I dropped this fat slab on the family stereo nothing was ever the same again. I'd discovered music that was intended to be plaid at VOLUME. I've been annoying the neighbors ever since!

    P.S. Any of you DC/Baltimore old timers remember Crack The Sky? "This band came all the way down from an acid trip just to play for you tonight!" Good times they were...
  14. capecodcdog

    capecodcdog Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2012
    Yes. They were rad indeed.

  15. seldom seen

    seldom seen Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    WBF what were you doing in Indo at 12?
  16. Valhallalla

    Valhallalla Well-Known Member

    Jan 24, 2013
    Yeah man. Growing up in NJ I listened to mostly Philly stations. WIOQ did a similar thing (every night?) called 'LP On Q' where they'd play a full album straight through. Even gave a Dolby tone so you could calibrate your deck. Taped a lot of cool classic rock stuff off of that. Well, it wasn't classic at the time but current.
  17. World B Free

    World B Free Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2013
    You could say I was already "up to no good". Haha.

    Actually my Dad worked for the US Dept. of State so I grew up over seas. We lived in Samoa, Korea, Indo and Ethiopia. I feel very fortunate to have done so. I had just about the best childhood a person can have.
  18. seldom seen

    seldom seen Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    That's fkn awesome dude I'm sure it contributed to your righteous nature.
  19. LazyE

    LazyE Well-Known Member

    Aug 6, 2014
    Have 2 older brothers grew up with Zep.,Beatles,ZZ,Johnny Winters, Allman Bros. ect Got a boom box in the second grade an listened to everything I could. First album I bought was "are you experienced" which blew mind! Had to get a guitar and have played ever since. Did the Colombia House tape thing too.
  20. ScobeyviIIe

    ScobeyviIIe Well-Known Member

    Nov 3, 2015
    Ha! Me 2. First album i bought was dookie. Was a blue tinted cassete
    First CD I bought was enter the 36 chambers