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Posted by RetroDaze (Member # 37432) on :
There are few "firsts" that I can recall from my youth, but the first album I ever purchased is actually quite easy.

Information Society was first for me. I purchased the cassette at a department store. It was decent. I still enjoy some of the tunes from that album.
Posted by TerdNthePoolGGB (Member # 9818) on :
Did that have that song " I want to know what your thinking".
Posted by Pittsburghgirl (Member # 7514) on :
Aerosmith Greatest Hits on vinyl, which I received as a Christmas gift
Posted by aTomiK (Member # 6575) on :
Dio: Sacred Heart cassette. Remember the place which was a department store at nearest town but not the exact date.

Late ´85, or early ´86. Still love the album.

Posted by Logan 5 (Member # 1467) on :
The cassette of 'You Can Dance' by Madonna.
On vinyl it was the 'Electric Dreams' soundtrack (well after the movie).
Posted by RetroDaze (Member # 37432) on :
Originally posted by TerdNthePoolGGB:
Did that have that song " I want to know what your thinking".

Yup. "Pure Energy" was the track title. It was the reason for me purchasing the album. I had heard it on the radio at some point and decided to make my first album purchase. I ended up with quite a collection of cassettes several years later.
Posted by Riptide (Member # 457) on :
Very hazy on what it was I first purchased. I think it was Thompson Twins into the gap. But I do recall it might have been the Cult's Love album after first hearing she sells sanctuary.
Posted by Pyro (Member # 7658) on :
I'm pretty sure it was ...And Justice For All by Metallica. But I could be wrong.
Posted by Nostalgic for the '80's (Member # 37454) on :
It was either "Cargo" or "Business As Usual" on cassette - both were great '80's albums by the Australian group "Men at Work".
Posted by Devolution (Member # 1731) on :
Devolution here,

Hall and Oates "Rock and Soul Part 1" no, Maybe Quiet Riot "Metal Health".

Those are 2 of the earliest.

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