Friday, January 12, 2007

Friday Random Ten: Working Ahead Edition

Wednesday's driving all over town list (yes, I kept track, so I'd be prepared for today's post!):
  1. Outkast - Hey Ya
  2. Bowling for Soup - 1985
  3. Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl
  4. Golden Earring - Twilight Zone
  5. Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Relax
  6. Collective Soul - Shine
  7. Genesis - I Can't Dance
  8. Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf
  9. Heart - Barracuda
  10. Jethro Tull - Aqualung
  11. Killers - Somebody Told Me
  12. ELO - Don't Bring Me Down
  13. Haddaway - What Is Love?
  14. Gerry Rafferty - Right Down the Line
I also listened to, among other things, Rock Flock of Five[edited to add, apparently it's the George Baker Selection?] - Little Green Bag from the Reservoir Dogs soundtrack, today.

And I was listening to 311 today, and it maked me think of my first CD purchases.

My first CD (not album - I owned some cassettes, naturally, I'm not that young) was Ace of Base "The Sign".

You may boo me now.

I still own it, and listen to it on driving trips.

I kind of made up for it as my next two were Sgt. Pepper and the Magical Mystery Tour, bought at the same time. After that, it was 311, Garbage, and Soundgarden (all self-titled).

How about you, my three readers? What were the first music purchases you made? I'm also curious about, specifically, the first thing you bought when you switched over to the 'new technology', whatever that was in your youth. (i.e., I switched to CDs in middle school with Ace of Base, my brother went over to mp3s in high school, my mom and dad went from records to cassettes in college.)

Ooh, and what was the first mp3 you remember searching for? I seem to think mine might have been Genesis - I Can't Dance, since I could only find the live version on albums at the time.

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