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The first record you bought

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seagazer Fri 04-Dec-15 21:41:13

Mine was in 1968, Jesamine by the Casuals. Another was Everlasting Love by Love Affair. Loved the lead singer Steve Ellis.

Jane10 Fri 04-Dec-15 22:03:22

I'm a believer by the Monkees. Davy Jones. Sigh!

numberplease Fri 04-Dec-15 22:09:50

There`s another thread about this somewhere, but my first ever single was a Woolworths cover version of An Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot Bikini, the singer was Paul Rich, I`ve still got it, AND it still plays.

Indinana Fri 04-Dec-15 22:10:03

Didn't we have a thread very recently on the same topic?

Indinana Fri 04-Dec-15 22:11:11

Sorry, number X posts. I found the other thread - here it is

numberplease Fri 04-Dec-15 22:12:19

I`ve got Love Affair`s Everlasting Love on an EP. Whenever Jesamine came on, I used to turn the radio way up! My husband wasn`t happy.

seagazer Fri 04-Dec-15 22:13:09

I loved the Monkees too Jane10. I think I had Daydream Believer.

seagazer Fri 04-Dec-15 22:19:22

Oh I didn't know there was already a thread. Sorry. smile

Jomarie Fri 04-Dec-15 22:23:34

As Tears Go By - Marianne Faithfull. Sad and soulful - still know all the words (chorus repeated numerous times always helps) grin

gillybob Fri 04-Dec-15 23:56:05

Sugar sugar by the Archies ( still love it to this day) smile

harrigran Sat 05-Dec-15 06:56:20

Nairobi sung by Tommy Steele. A girl across the street gave me her wind up gramophone when she got a brand new Dansette. I don't think the record lasted long, the '78s' broke easily in those days, and I had a toddler sister.

KatyK Sat 05-Dec-15 09:50:47

Just One Look by the Hollies.

starbird Sat 05-Dec-15 17:04:59

When I was about 13 I joined a classical music club and bought LP's with my paper round money. I think among the first were Beethovens fifth and Djorvak's New World. I thing the first pop song was Billy Fury Halfway to Paradise.

feetlebaum Sat 05-Dec-15 17:07:32

As already answered, my first record purchase was a 78rpm 'Jazzman' recording by Bunk Johnson, called [i]Weary Blues[/i]. my second was yet again a 78, but a 12" one, of Largo al factotum from The Barber of Seville (Rossini) sung by Tito Gobbi.

nannieroz111 Sat 05-Dec-15 17:14:37

My first was Yesterday Man sung by Chris Andrews. Anyone remember him?

Judthepud2 Sat 05-Dec-15 19:03:47

'Trains and Boats and Planes' by can't remember who. Can and do still sing it while waiting for a train on Belfast Lough watching the Irish Sea crossing ferry passing and planes landing and taking off at Belfast City airport. Busy transport hub!

And then there was the Hard Day's Night EP. smile

Auntieflo Sat 05-Dec-15 19:43:31

Dionne Warwick. Courtesy of DH

Deedaa Sat 05-Dec-15 21:46:23

My first one was in 1960 I think. It was Anthony Newley singing a song from a film he was in.Can't remember the title or the film now tchhmm

feetlebaum Sat 05-Dec-15 22:27:46

Would that have been Idol On Parade?

feetlebaum Sat 05-Dec-15 22:31:19

PS: The song was called Idle on Parade...

jinglbellsfrocks Sat 05-Dec-15 22:36:08

Ricky Valance. Can't remember the song.

I still play my Tony Newley cd with idle on parade on it. Loved him. Saw him on stage at Old Vic. Stop the World. Was so good.

numberplease Sat 05-Dec-15 23:31:29

My favourite Anthony Newley record was I`ve Waited So Long. Not too sure, but was that sung in Idle on Parade as well? It was definitely in a film.
My first LP was Elvis`s Blue Hawaii.

pensionpat Sun 06-Dec-15 08:53:35

Jud. Billy Kramer sang Trains and Boats and Planes.

Jings. Was it Tell Laura I Love Her?

Charleygirl Sun 06-Dec-15 10:01:34

Cliff Richard's Living Doll- I still know the words.

Supernan Sun 06-Dec-15 17:02:52

First 78 was Elvis 'It's Alright Mama'
First LP Mahalia Jackson at the Newport Jazz Festival.
Still listen to that LP today.
Both from the late 50's