What was the first record you bought?

What was your first record?
Do you still have a record collection?

They certainly don’t make music like they used to.

Baby Boomers were super lucky to live through decades that produced some of the greatest musicians of all time, from the Fab Four to the Jimi Hendrix .

Purchasing your first record was a step into a whole new world for many children and teenagers. Who can forget playing those records over and over until you knew the words by heart!

Did you own any of the classic records listed below? What was the first record you ever bought or were given? Tell us which great one’s we haven’t listed! 

Ray Charles, Ray Charles (1958)

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Frank Sinatra, A Swingin’ Affair! (1957)

Lightnin’ Hopkins, Lightnin’ Hopkins (1959)

Ritchie Valens, Ritchie Valens (1959)

Miles Davis, Kind of Blue (1959)

Little Richard, Here’s Little Richard (1957)

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Frank Sinatra, In the Wee Small Hours (1955)

Buddy Holly , Buddy Holly (1958)

Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley (1956)

Fats Domino, This Is Fats Domino! (1956)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Are You Experienced? (1967)

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The Rolling Stones, Exile On Main St. (1972)

Bob Dylan, Blood on the Tracks (1975)

The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967)

Pink Floyd, The Wall (1979)

Neil Young, Everybody Knows This is Nowhere (1969)

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The Who, Who’s Next (1971)

Sex Pistols, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols (1977)

LedZeppelinFourSymbols.jpg 6. Led Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin IV (1971)