Can you remember the 1st CD you bought ?

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  1. SirJackdeFuzz

    SirJackdeFuzz Friend of Leo's

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    Is feels just like yesterday that i heard the shocking news, that this new thing called a CD is gonna replace my beloved records.

    But then again, some folks here was born long after CD's took over and all they know about vinyl is what they see in discos, with the rave movement and hip-hop scratchings, where a vinyl records does not move more than 15degrees forward before it gets yanked back by dirty sweaty fingers, leaving God knows how many fingermarks on said record.

    Anyways, regardless of your age . . . can YOU remember what was your first album you bought on CD ?


    Mine : Steve Vai - Passion & WareFare, Sept 1992.



    OK, your turn

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  2. Bones

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    Aerosmith "Toys In The Attic", was the first CD i bought, quickly followed by The Pretenders and Dire Straits "Brothers in Arms" all in 1985 when I got my first Teac CD player.
     
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    Pet Sounds. It was a gift.

    ...and it skipped! :lol:
     
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    I had about 1200 vinyl LP's at the time but the one I didn't have that I wanted, and was my first CD was Steely Dan - Aja
     
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    I didn't actually own a CD player for several months after buying it!

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    Yes.
     
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    Ry Cooder's "Bop Til You Drop", which I believe was one of the first Digitally recorded and mastered cd from a non-classical artist. Please correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  10. 1962guitargeek

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    I bought several the first time...

    The Eagles: Greatest Hits (there hasn't been a good Eagles lockdown thread in a while :D)

    John Cougar Mellonhead: ScareCrow

    CCR: I forget the title, it was a greatest hits thing....
     
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    What's the Story (Morning Glory) by Oasis. 1995. I had some before, but that was the first one I really bought. I was 14.
     
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    I'd already had a complete set of Steely Dan on cassette by the time I bought my first CD so fittingly it was Donald Fagen's "The Nightfly".

    On this matter I am in agreement with the Pope: Nice album.

    And given the lousy pressings that were put out in the '70s, especially by the Polydor Group of labels which had most of the contracts for the great guitarists, I had long since abandoned vinyl before making the plunge to CDs.
     
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    Two, carefully considered and chosen:

    Dire Straits - Brother In Arms
    Cat Stevens - Greatest Hits.
     
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    Hah! I didn't get a player until a couple of months later either. I bought 2 at the same time- "Meat is Murder" by The Smiths and "Frank's Wild Years" by Tom Waits.
     
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    I didn't have a CD player until I had about a dozen CDs. The very first one I bought was Dinosaur Jr's version of Just Like Heaven.
     
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    Yes, I do. I'm not going to share what it was, though. :oops:
     
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    Do I get bonus points for being super hip?

    First disc I bought was Muddy Waters' chess sides in about 1987. There was a reason:

    I wanted to see just how good this new digital thing was. I had the album on vinyl, and I wanted to see how well they could 'clean up' the sound without destroying the fidelity. After listening, I was sold. Still have the disc.
     
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    My first CD may have been Pet Sounds but my first record was 'Don't You Want Me Baby' by the Human League (on 45) so now you gotta spill the beans.
     
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    Electric Ladyland and this is several years after CD's came out.

    I was busy buying albums at closeout prices... :D
     
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