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Old 04-08-2008, 08:20 PM   #51 (permalink)
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I'm only 14 but I remember going to sleep to the I Am Sam soundtrack with all of the Beatles covers.

o and my dad used to play me a lot of Toy Dolls.

don't know why but he did and it stuck.
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Old 04-08-2008, 08:55 PM   #52 (permalink)
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My parents used to play the same tapes over and over- a couple were Beatles tapes, a bunch of Bruce Springsteen tapes, and Paul Simon. My dad used to listen to random blues too.
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Old 04-08-2008, 09:06 PM   #53 (permalink)
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first record i ever asked for was lionel ritchie's dancing on the ceiling.
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Old 04-08-2008, 09:11 PM   #54 (permalink)
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My first album was Nevermind the bollocks in the 4th grade i still listen to it....
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Old 04-08-2008, 09:17 PM   #55 (permalink)
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My mother was a hippie, and my childhood music memories are of the Beatles, CSNY, and endless, endless,car trips with Lennon's 'Double Fantasy'.
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Old 04-09-2008, 07:14 AM   #56 (permalink)
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Let's see...my parents tried to get my brothers and I into all sorts of music. The ones that stand out are:
BB King
Stevie Ray Vaughn
Van Halen
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U2
And many others...
My mom is a big blues fan, so she played the first two (among others) quite a bit. The last three artists are ones my dad was big into.
As far as what I personally got into as a child...well, I'll admit is was totally into New Kids on the Block for about a nano second. But I gradually started to get into rock as a teen (I used to LOVE Def Leppard! hehe) But the blues music is what has really stuck with me throughout the whole of my life.

So really, my childhood soundtrack is all over the place.
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Old 04-09-2008, 01:14 PM   #57 (permalink)
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my mother was really into carly simon and james taylor, so that deffinately melded into my life,...oh and jerry jeff walker, we listened to alot of jerry jeff walker
my dad introduced me to the allman brothers and neil young
and my step dad was into motown

i remember the first few cds i bought being oasis' whats the story,......nirvana's from the banks,.....the soundgarden album with black hole sun (i cant remember the name of it right off hand),....and some porno for pyro,.....oh oh and bush's sixteen stone was really big,...
i was in third or fourth grade
when i got to jr high it was all about seven mary three and the toadies,......pearl jam, silver chair's frog stomp,.....stuff like that

in high school, i returned back to the classic rock of my youth and really got into that,....and texas singer songwritter stuff,....
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Old 04-09-2008, 02:50 PM   #58 (permalink)
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My first album was Nevermind the bollocks in the 4th grade i still listen to it....
Not the worst start to a persons music life.
What made you buy it?
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Old 04-09-2008, 03:06 PM   #59 (permalink)
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I also got Never Mind The Bollocks as one of my first albums, along with RHCP - Californication and Gun's N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction, both not as good in hindsight.

I didn't have any really influence from my parents, they never really listened to music. They had a load of records by Hendrix, Blondie, The Doors and the like but it was never pressed upon me. The one act i got into due to them was Patti Smith after nicking a CD of my mum. I always associate Dancing Barefoot with her.
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Old 04-09-2008, 03:56 PM   #60 (permalink)
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First album I had in my childhood was probably The Fat Boys (LOL). I don't have it anymore...wonder why.

Best song that sums up my childhood? Katrina and the Waves' "Walking on Sunshine".
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