Linda Ronstadt, What Was the First Record You Ever Bought?


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“`Gambler’s Guitar’ by Rusty Draper. Not a particularly great record, but it was the first record that I ever spent my allowance on. I was probably about six years old.”

Saturday (April 16) is Record Store Day, and for music fanatics like us, it’s a holiday kinda like Christmas. So is celebrating the annual event all this week with special bonus installments of our regular “First Record” series, whereby we ask some of our favorite musicians about the first record that they remember purchasing. GO HERE to check out the entire “First Record” series…

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  1. Dave REnder says

    In the spirit of National Record Day, I’ll share MY picks with you!

    First 45 ever aquired: Blowing in the Wind, Peter Paul and Mary
    First album: The Little Old Lady from Pasadena, Jan & Dean

    And while I’m at it…
    First song I ever heard on my first transister radio: Downtown, Petula Clark
    First concert: Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Loyola University Alumni Gym, Chicago, 1965

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