Throwback Thursday: What Was the First Record You Ever Bought?

Vinyl recordsThink back to the days when you couldn’t download the latest album from your favorite artist on your computer. Do you remember the first record you ever purchased? Whether it was vinyl, a cassette tape or a CD, share your memory of buying your first album on today’s Hopkins Happenings’ Throwback Thursday.

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Dave Wilson August 15, 2014 at 6:07 am

First Record...

David Essex ; Rock On


Tracy Small August 11, 2014 at 5:03 am

The album was titled Sunbeam by The Emotions in the late 70's ,I played the song called Smile about 100 times a day for motnhs


Latonya August 8, 2014 at 5:01 pm

Thriller by Michael Jackson


Jack August 8, 2014 at 1:35 pm

What's Going On, by Marvin Gaye


Malcom Bershadsky August 8, 2014 at 12:59 pm

Blue Moon by the Marcels


Lydia August 7, 2014 at 5:57 pm

The first album was Richie Havens - Mixed Bags.


criss winskowski August 7, 2014 at 4:39 pm

"Pushover" by Etta James


Leah Wolfe August 7, 2014 at 2:50 pm

After the Gold Rush, Neil Young. Bought it used when I was 7 years old, in the Guru Maharaji's Thrift Shop in Adams-Morgan in DC. Still one of my favorite albums.


James A. Fischer, RN, MSN August 7, 2014 at 2:31 pm

Are You Experienced, by Jimi Hendrix


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