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First and last albums

Post by rufusboy » Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:14 am

What is the first album (dated word!) you bought for yourself? What is the most recent?

1st - Kiss, Rock'n'Roll Over, 1978 (age 12)
Last - Advent, Cantus Firmus, last Friday

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Post by FredProgGH » Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:07 am

1st: Tull, A Passion Play
Last: Henry Purcell, The Fairy-Queen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fairy-Queen)
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Post by MayorOfLongview » Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:17 am

FredProgGH wrote:1st: Tull, A Passion Play
Last: Henry Purcell, The Fairy-Queen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fairy-Queen)
1st was either "Frampton Comes Alive", "Rush - Fly By Night" or "Ted Nugent - Double Live Gonzo".

Last was a collection of Gilbert and Sullivan recordings - years ago.
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Post by yeshead 777 » Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:46 pm

First was YES-Fragile
Last was Phil Keaggy-Phantasmagorical
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Post by Bozo » Tue Feb 03, 2009 6:37 pm

I think the first was one from The Tremoloes late 60's
The last Abel Ganz, The Dangers of Strangers.
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Post by shanocles » Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:05 pm

first album was led zep II i think or it was III. hehe. i was probably only eleven/twelve or something. how cute.
and last album is Umphrey Mcgee's new album 'Mantis'. after only 3 spins its very good. last non-prog album bought was mark olson & gary louris 'ready for the flood'. real organic/acoustic sound which has been playing non-stop in the car for months now.
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Post by Physicist » Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:27 pm

I think it was Days of Future Passed, by the Moody Blues. My first 45 (does that date me?) was the venerable Classical Gas, by Mason Williams (I think the B side was Long Time Blues). My most recent album was Culture of Ascent.
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Post by Bnielsen » Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:01 pm

When I was a kid, the first album (casette tape actually) I remembering wanting to buy was the soundtrack to Breaveheart


Last album I bought was Foxtrot, by Genesis.


Odd reversal, eh? My newest is much older than my first =p
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Post by Joe-× » Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:36 pm

First was Billy Joel - Glass Houses. Second was Xanadu soundtrack, just to illustrate the longevity of my lack of taste.

Nowadays, I buy in bunches (to minimize shipping costs) across a wide variety of genres and subgenres (to minimze boredom) . The shipment currently trickling in from various places around the global amazon marketplace is mostly european dance pop and includes these titles:

Imogen Heap - I Megaphone
Imogen Heap - Speak for Yourself
Frou Frou - Details
Sylver - Little Things
Sylver - Cross Roads
Sylver - Nighttime Calls
Kate Ryan - Stronger
Kate Ryan - Alive
Kate Ryan Free
DJ Encore - Unique
September - September
Jan & Dean - The Complete Liberty Singles
America Gomorrah - Exchanging Truth for a Lie

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Post by mflorio » Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:01 pm

I refuse to answer #1 on the grounds that it may incriminate me and get me banned from the human race.

#2 would be the new UKZ ep. (or, Jobson does King Crimson)
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Post by yanks07 » Wed Feb 25, 2009 12:44 pm

Cool topic! My first was Tomita - The Bermuda Triangle, when I was 13.

The last? a four disc order from online vendor Synphonic. Titles?

Ars Nova - Seventh Hell (Their new one!)
Ars Nova - Lacrimaria
Rick Wakeman - White Rock II
La Maschera di Cera - s/t

It hasn't arrived yet, I'm hoping it does today.
And now for something completly different

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Post by esteban » Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:41 pm

First? Boston's debut LP.

Last DVD? Live at Tivoli.

Most recent CDs? Well, this is cheating, but I'm about to order (from ArkivMusic) two CDs featuring Gustavo Dudamel conducting the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela: Fiesta (Latin American composers) and Mahler, Symphony #5.

You've never heard of Gustavo Dudamel? Then grab your mouse and hurry over to http://ted.com/index.php/talks/astonish ... tra_1.html to see a video of Dudamel conducting the "JV" to the Simón Bolívar ensemble, the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra. Do not check e-mail, do not stop at The Onion, do not pass go.com. You will do your heart and soul a huge favor by watching the entire video (not more than 18 minutes I think). Intense.

From the bio:

"The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra contains the best high school musicians from Venezuela's life-changing music program, El Sistema. Led here by Gustavo Dudamel, they play Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10, 2nd movement, and Arturo Márquez' Danzón No. 2."
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Post by esteban » Wed Mar 18, 2009 9:43 pm

#2 would be the new UKZ ep. (or, Jobson does King Crimson)
That's a very good description of that band!
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Post by Moog Taurus » Mon Mar 23, 2009 3:48 pm

First album , Out Of The Blue (ELO).
Last album , Who's The Boss In The Factory (Karmakanic).

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Post by theHermit » Sun Apr 05, 2009 10:41 pm

First, I think, was Elton John's Goodbye Yellowbrick Road.
Last was a recording of Mahler's Symphony No. 3 paired with Das Klagende Lied just this morning via iTunes.
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