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45? Disco Duck by Rick Dees
LP? Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC
Cassette? Thriller by Michael Jackson and Kilroy Was Here by Styx
CD? Paradise Theater by Styx
I don't go back as far as 8 Tracks or 78's. :P
45 - See my Baby Jive / Wizzard
LP - Voulez Vous / ABBA
Cassette - Had to check this but I am very proud to say it was Imagine / John Lennon (it was a gift!!!)
CD - So / Peter Gabriel
And much to the record companies collective delight I have purchased all of them again on CD.....
Respect for Disco Duck tho - I've got that one as well....Never got round to getting it onto Slimserver tho!!
LP - Nazareth Razamanaz
CD - Can't remember.
45? Rock Me Amadeus by Falco
LP? An audiobook recording of Aesops Fables
Cassette? John Williams' Symphonic Suites
CD? Introspective by Pet Shop Boys
45 - Doobie Brothers - Takin' It To the Streets
LP - Kiss - Destroyer
Tape - Can't remember..
CD - Can't remember...
LP - Under a blood red sky by U2
CD - Security by Peter Gabriel
45: I Wanna Hold Your Hand by The Beatles
LP: The Kinks
Cassette: 4-Way Street by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Yount
CD: Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
45: Silence Is Golden
Don't remember anything else, apparently wasn't memorable.
To my best recollection:
45 - Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis
LP - Wipe Out - The Surfaris
Cassette - 8 track - Stand Up - Jethro Tull
CD - Police
A lot of different firsts came with these!
45: Teenage Rampage or Ballroom Blitz by The Sweet
33: Burn by Deep Purple
Cassette: don't remember
CD: Story of the Clash, Vol. 1 by The Clash
45 - Night Moves by Marylin Martin
LP - You Gotta Say Yes to Another Excess by Yello
Cassette - ?
CD - Thriller by Michael Jackson
LP - Never purchased any, but my mother gave me her Beatles LPs a few years back
Cassette - Don't remember
CD - Can't admit to it
MP3 downloaded - Dust In The Wind by Kansas
MP3 encoded - To Sheila by The Smashing Pumpkins
45: 10CC - Rubber Bullets
33: David Bowie - Hunky Dory
cassette: Genesis - Trespass
CD: Rypdal / Vitous / DeJohnette - (self-titled)
mp3: a CD of all of Pink Floyd's studio albums
mp3 download: probably stuff from Steve Roach's website; or some Radiohead concert recordings.
Starting with that first CD, the first track I've played on almost every new audio device (including the SB3) is Sunrise, the first track from Rypdal / Vitous / DeJohnette.
45: Judy in the Sky by John Fred and his Playboy Band
8 Track: Creedence Clearwater Revival by CCR
Cassette: Yes Album by Yes
LP: Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
CD: Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
MP3: Texas Flood by Stevie Ray Vaughn
encoded my own on the 1st MP3 Player Diamond Multimedia's Rio PMP300 ( which I still own and still works )
45 - I forget - got a box of promos from a friend of my family who worked at a radio station
LP - Air Supply - the one that you love (think that was the title... yes, I am lame) (still love that damn album)
Tape - Robbie Nevil - Robbie Nevil
CD - Tracy Chapman - Tracy Chapman
45: Never bought one.
LP: "Wild And Crazy Guy" by Steve Martin.
CS: One of "Asia" by Asia, "Don't Say No" by Billy Squier, and "Living in Oz" by Rick Springfield. I liberated them from my older brother. The Rick Springfield is surprisingly good. First I actually bought was Don Henley's "Building the Perfect Beast". I have over 200 cassettes, only about half of which I bought on CD too. Suppose a digitization projet is in my future.
CD: "Vigil in a Wilderness of Mirrors" by Fish.
45: I Want Candy - Bow Wow Wow
33: Beat Dis - Bomb The Bass (12", I know)
Cassette: Some Electro compilation
CD: Black Crowes - Shake Your Money Maker
LP: "Wild And Crazy Guy" by Steve Martin.
LP - Kiss Dynasty
Cassette - Led Zeppelin 4
CD - Pink Floyd Meddle
45 - Dimples/I'm Leaving - john Lee Hooker. Not really bought by me... my parents had it around. It's just stuck with me...
LP - T. Rex - Ride a White Swan
Cassette - Can't remember which I got first; Hawkwind - (X) in Search of Space, Bowie - Man Who Sold The World or Pink Floyd - Relics
CD - James - Laid (I think)
MP3 - Banco de Gaia - Maya
45 - Jackson 5 / One Bad Apple, ABC-123
LP - Queen / A Night at the Opera
8 Track - Yes / Tales From Topographic Oceans
(and it was the only 8 track I ever owned, so it got played every night / all night ... ah, I miss those Junior High days ... I would sleep to it now, on the Squeezebox in the bedroom, 'cept my wife won't allow it)
Cassette - it was some sampler, unfortunately with an announcer introducing each song ... but from this cassette I discovered The Clash, Grace Slick, The Boomtown Rats, Lena Lovich, and many other great artists
CD - I have no idea, but I didn't own a CD player at the time
Pale Blue Ego
45 - She Loves You / I'll Get You - Beatles
LP - Led Zeppelin II
CD - Stevie Wonder - In Square Circle
45 - Some forgotten indian artist (1968)
LP - Sherbet - Howzat (1977?)
CD - Die Fledermouse (1986)
mp3 - Intentionally forgotten
mp3 download - heaven forbid
What's depressing is that none of these are representative of what I listen to...
78: Deputy Dawg ?
45: Partridge Family - I Think I Love You (my sister's really)
Cassette: Bachman-Turner Overdrive II
LP: Aerosmith - Toys in the Attic
concert: The Sweet (Fox on the Run, Ballroom Blitz, ...)
CD: Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
mp3: t r a n c e  c o n t r o l - Atomic Dance Explosion
45: King Tut by Steve Martin
LP: Don't Look Back by Boston
Cassette: In the Heat of the Night by Pat Benetar
CD: Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits
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