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Your First Album for your First Car?

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  1. Stark

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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast Strat-Talk Supporter

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    The best I can comply with the requirements of the thread:

    1 my first LP was one of three, I can't remember for sure that far back, I bought a few all at once, so I cannot be certain of the first.
    2 my first car was a boring gold 1970 Cutlass, so I'll skip that, but my second car was a red 1968 Cutlass 442 convertible, very similar to the picture below (my rims were not painted red). No idea what it cost. Sold it during college. Neat car but don't miss it.

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    s5tuart Perfecting time travel since 2525 Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I think Audi owned them all.
    Auto Union was formed by DKW and I THINK NSU and one other I think then it all merged into Audi. Wikipedia will know more than me.
     
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  4. misterwogan

    misterwogan Senior Stratmaster

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    You people were so feckin spoiled. I would have sold all of my family members, multiple times - just to get a ride in something like that.
     
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    1.?
    2.Robin Trower -bridge of sighs (1974)
    8-track tape
    3. 1971 Chevrolet Caprice (land yacht)
    4. $500
    5. Because Robin Trower!!
     
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    1. The year that you bought the album - 1972 (8-Track)
    2. Album Title, Artist and Year of Release - On the Threshold of a Dream - Moody Blues - Released April 25, 1969
    3. Car, Make Model and Year - 1968 Plymouth Barracuda Fastback - 318 V8 - Maroon with White Interior
    4. How much did the car cost? $995
    5. Why this album? Liked the intro...
     
  7. misterwogan

    misterwogan Senior Stratmaster

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    Poor you! In the UK & Ireland, starter cars were more like this, the FIAT 128...

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    circles Resident Pinball Enthusiast Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I got lucky. I worked at a car dealership (as a car washer, etc.) and had an early crack at cars. I paid for the car myself. It wasn't that expensive, really, at the time. I paid for it by washing cars, and traded in my old car.
     
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  9. nungesser

    nungesser When I became of age my momma sat me down Strat-Talk Supporter

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    I taped the cassette at home from my albums 1983 or 84?
    George Thorogood and The Destroyers first album came out in 77 but thats not when i bought it
    1973 Dodge Coronet V8 318ci
    car was free my Dad got it from his uncles when they died and he passed it on to me when i turned 16
    I played a lot of punk rock and other stuff in the car but this album is one that i distinctly remember in fact when I hear some of the songs on the album now it brings me back to being 16 and driving around in the "U-Boat" the nickname my friends gave the car
    mine was white like this one
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    I remember my first album (Iron Butterfly "Heavy") and I remember my first car (a '68 VW Beetle) but there was barely a radio in the car, cassettes existed by the time I bought the car in '77, but a decent car cassette deck would have cost me more than the car did. By the time I had a car with a cassette deck, I have NO IDEA what tapes I had. I remember some really funky New Orleans stuff on a mix tape a Big Easy friend of mine made me and I remember driving cross country in about '82 or so with Exile on Main Street playing basically the entire way. But I'm pretty sure neither of those was the first.

    Nope, sorry, can't help you here...
     
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    Bodean Just A Simple Man Strat-Talk Supporter

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    GuitarMechanic Most Honored Senior Member

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    1. Album purchased in late 1970s
    2. Led Zep III
    3. 1968 Camaro Z/28
    4. Cost about $1500 not sure exactly Grandma and Grandpa bought it for me
    5. One of my all time favorite albums, I don't have this cassette anymore but I do still have the vinyl album with all my records
     
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    Dad's hand me down 1970 Chevy Impala...AM radio.
     
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    I don't remember anything about what I put on my own first car's stereo, but I do have a very accurate memory of being taught my first driving lessons by my old man on his blue Chevy back in the late 80s.

    It had a Roadstar stereo and this was playing on the radio:



    Good times.
     
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    1. 1973 8-track tape
    2. Montrose
    3. 1970 1/2 Chevy Camaro RS. 350/4 speed (installed RCA 8-Track player in glove box with Kraco speakers on rear deck)
    4. Because once I heard "Rock Candy" on the radio, I had to have that album. Wore out several of them. Not a bad song on the entire album.
     
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    First Pretenders album, bought in 79.

    First car was one of these:

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    Irrelevant nerdy fact: the Audi logo has four interlocking rings because it was four companies that merged to create one.

    Please try and keep this thread going 'Til mid-January everyone, because I'll able to participate then!
     
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    That's a 2000E :cool:
     
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    Thrup'ny Bit Grand Master Curmudgeon Strat-Talk Supporter

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    Reliant Supervan III

    £195

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  20. misterwogan

    misterwogan Senior Stratmaster

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    Before...
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    After...
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