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For those of you of a certain age ...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by HejiraHenry, Nov 15, 2006.

  1. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    What the last vinyl album you bought?
    What's the last cassette tape you bought?

    For me:

    Vinyl: No idea. I'll try to look tonight when I get home.
    Cassette: Nine Inch Nails, Downward Spiral, 1994.
     
  2. Flash

    Flash Guest

    Vinyl: Motley Crue's picture disc, circa 1985
    Cassette: I believe it was Jesus Jones' debut in 91?

    Further to that, what was the first CD you ever bought?
    Mine ... and I'm slightly embarrassed to admit this was ... oh dear God, do I say it? ... sigh, here goes ...
    Technotronic, she said, cringing.
     
  3. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Pump up the jam, Flash. Pump it up.
     
  4. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    I have never bought a vinyl. My last tape was probably Wilson Phillips. My first CD was Boys to Men II, I think. Now I'm embarrassed.
     
  5. Sxysprtswrtr

    Sxysprtswrtr Active Member

    Cassette: PM Dawn
    Vinyl? What's that? ;)
     
  6. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    Last vinyl: Carole King - Tapestry...for my Mom for Christmas last year.

    Last tape: Hmmmm...May have been "Sowing the Seeds of Love" by Tears for Fears.

    First CD: "10 from 6" Bad Company.
     
  7. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Don't remember the last vinyl I bought, but I have all my old albums sitting in storage, so I am sure I could figure it out.

    It probably wasn't the first album I bought on my own without it being given to me, but I remember buying "Paradise Theatre" by Styx, when I was 12 or 13, and thinking it was the coolest thing because there is a hologram on the vinyl that takes on the rainbow colors when you hold it up to the light. And yes, I graduated from Styx pretty quickly.
     
  8. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Last vinyl -- Faster Pussycat

    Last tape -- Grave Dancer's Union -- Soul Asylum

    First CD -- Get a Grip -- Aerosmith
     
  9. PCLoadLetter

    PCLoadLetter Well-Known Member

    Don't know about the last vinyl album, but the last vinyl record was the Irish 7" single of "A Celebration" by U2. Looked for it for years and years, then bought it on eBay almost 10 years ago.

    No clue on cassette. Almost never bought them. Still have a closet full of vinyl but no cassettes.

    First CD: "Security" by Peter Gabriel.
     
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Vinyl: Showdown: Welcome to the Rodeo
    Cassette: Some Jeff Foxworthy somethin....
     
  11. Martin_Lane

    Martin_Lane Member

    I'm not sure about the last album, although I do remember buying a Doobie Brothers new release for $3.99. And since I have a boom box that plays cassettes, I've purchased a few $1 tapes out of the bargain bin over the last few years.

    But the first CD was "Brothers in Arms" by Dire Straits. That just jumped out out of the speakers in the digital format. "Power Windows" by Rush was right behind.
     
  12. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Last vinyl: Led Zeppelin IV (bought in 1988), though I bought a 45 of Zeppelin's at-the-time single only "Hey, Hey What Can I Do".
    Last cassette: Probably Van Halen's OU812, though I made tons of my own cassettes until I got a CD burner.
    First CD: Chicago's Greatest Hits, after I got a CD player in Christmas 1988. Still have it, and yes, I have no penis.
     
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