Friday, August 17, 2007

What was the first CD you ever listened to?

Mine was "Power Windows" by Rush.


I had purchased it and Simple Minds' "Once Upon A Time", but I listened to Rush first. I was blown away by the fact that where there was no music, there was the most profound, utter silence. I imagined that it was silent like in a vacuum, like in outer space. I had an excellent pair of Sennheiser headphones and I thought it was the coolest thing I had ever heard, that silence.



The CD is 25 years old.

Tell me what you listened to first.

9 comments:

Heidi said...

Oingo Boingo... Dead Man's Party

I had gotten a new Denon music system/boom box (but bigger) and thought it sounded AWESOME!!! :-)

Barry Pike said...

Oh, yeah, that was a good one, Heidi.

Sharon said...

Oooh, Oingo Boingo. I remember them.

Mine was...R.E.M., Green.

IzzyBeth said...

Gee - I'm young and I have no idea what the first CD was . . . but I can say that I barely remember those larger black CDs . . . what were they called, albums?? LOL!!

Just kidding. My first CD was probably something like New Kids on the Block - sad to say.

Barry Pike said...

NKOB? Oh, my. You poor thing.

Happily, you're all better now :)

Anonymous said...

I'm pretty sure I bought Boston Yes and the Eagles on my first CD trip. It's been so long I can't remember for certain though.

gpike said...

I'm not ananymous! I'm somebody' dang it!

DaveG said...

The Cars.

Trent said...

Rolling Stones Tatoo You. After that my Dad was in Hawaii on business and asked me what I wanted from Hawaii....I said...Daryl Hall and John Oates Private Eyes.....of course. When you think of Hawaii who doesn't think Hall and Oates?.....uh right?