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1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« on: August 04, 2006, 11:00:13 AM »


The first record I ever bought was Adam & the Ants "Stand & Deliver" - I was the grand old age of 5! 
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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2006, 14:24:43 PM »
Er, it would've been something in early 1980 - as I'd been buying albums for some years in the 70s!

Maybe Pete Townshend - Empty Glass, which I recall getting with Christmas money from Woolworths in Yeovil.
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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2006, 14:48:35 PM »
Same here. I used to buy a lot of singles and albums...maybe Brass in Pocket - Pretenders...Closer - Joy Division? Can't remember for sure.

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #3 on: August 04, 2006, 17:12:01 PM »
It was something by Madonna I think. Her first one my dad got me in Philipedphia.  8)

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2006, 18:31:38 PM »
The first record I ever bought was Mickey by Toni Basil (I was only about eight).

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2006, 18:40:18 PM »
Might have been Mobiles - Drowning In Berlin or just about anything by Gary Numan ;D


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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2006, 08:06:58 AM »


My husband's first record was Hey Mickey too!   ::)
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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2006, 14:05:13 PM »
Echo Beach - Martha and the Muffins

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2006, 19:06:54 PM »
...with my own money...that i earnt...was "All Stood Still" by Ultravox...but i think the first thing i ever went into a shop, with my mummy, and purchased by my own free will was "Gonna Make You A Star" by Big David Essex - he was the daddy!

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2006, 19:26:02 PM »
...but i think the first thing i ever went into a shop, with my mummy, and purchased by my own free will was "Gonna Make You A Star" by Big David Essex - he was the daddy!


Nick forgot to add that he was 25 at the time............ :P

I'm sure mine was Stop the Cavalry - Jona Louie (Ok, someone will tell me it wasn't 80s!!)  lolol

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2006, 20:46:52 PM »
i was 22 minimum...i was 25 when i purchased "I lost my heart (to a Starship Trooper)" by the once sexy Sarah Brightman, before she married that bloke with a face like a bulldog licking pish off a thistle

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #11 on: August 07, 2006, 22:29:31 PM »
i was 22 minimum...i was 25 when i purchased "I lost my heart (to a Starship Trooper)" by the once sexy Sarah Brightman, before she married that bloke with a face like a bulldog licking pish off a thistle

Well the song is about someone falling in love with an alien...  ;D

I'm intrigued. Did you buy David Essex Gonna Make You A Star in the 80s then?  :o  ???
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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #12 on: August 08, 2006, 04:29:06 AM »
yes...it was 81p... :2funny:

seriously, i wouldn't have a clue what the first 80's record would have been...something that was out in Jan 1980 i guess  :coolsmiley:

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #13 on: August 08, 2006, 05:12:14 AM »
The first record I ever bought was Adam & the Ants "Stand & Deliver" - I was the grand old age of 5! 

Great choice of band, not so great choice of record. You should have started buying when you were 4!  ;)

Mine was Journeys To Glory by Spandau Ballet.

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Re: 1st 80's Record You Ever Bought
« Reply #14 on: August 08, 2006, 06:13:42 AM »
The first record I ever bought was Adam & the Ants "Stand & Deliver" - I was the grand old age of 5! 

Great choice of band, not so great choice of record. You should have started buying when you were 4!  ;)

Mine was Journeys To Glory by Spandau Ballet.

funny how bands tend to deteriorate with age isn't it...U2, Cure, New Order, Spandau, Duran, Blur, Oasis to name but a few...IMHO of course... ::)