I Wtk What Song Or Album Has Stuck With You To Adulthood

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    Frank Marino & Mahogany Rush Live Circa 1978

      When I first bought this album everything else in my LP collection instantly became obsolete. I've never hear such wicked raw riffs before or since for that matter.
    zillaron zillaron
    51-55, M
    4 Responses Feb 10, 2010

    Thriller - Michael Jackson.

    The late Michael Jackson truly was one of the greatest singers of all time and this album was a hit for him. I remember hearing it at a friends house at halloween and dancing to the title track - I had some good times back then.
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13
    22-25, M
    Sep 7, 2013

    Kansas

    Never has a band so beautifully combined a big, bold, arena rock sound with such personal, intimate, searching lyrics. If you only know Kansas for "Dust In The Wind", which was their highest-charting hit, go get another album like Song for America or Leftoverture. They are my...
    icDavey icDavey
    61-65, M
    Apr 19, 2013

    Urge Overkill's "Saturation" has been a

    favorite album for me from 7th grade until now (a millionth grade). Aside from the obvious Sister Havana and Positive Bleeding, I enjoy Back on Me, Woman 2 Woman, and Bottle of Fur the best.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 18

    New Radicals - Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too...

    Well I'm only 16 but I use to listen to this album since I was really, really little. I loved every song on the album!
    BritLuvsYu BritLuvsYu
    13-15, F
    Jul 14, 2011

    Impossible To Pick Just One, But ....

    I am a child of the 60's, 70's - a time when music was magical and for me will always be the best. I have many many favorites from that era but one major standout is "In A Gadda Da Vida" ( title was supposed to be "In the Garden of Eden" ) by Iron Butterfly. I have always been a...
    bluesfan7 bluesfan7
    51-55, M
    1 Response Oct 19, 2011

    Back In Black

    i know the screen name is bongus (bon+angus, geddit?), but i never heard of ac/dc until back in black. not my fault, i was just a kid. listened to whatever was on the radio. liked music in general, but nothing ever stood out as "mine". all of a sudden, "you shook me all night...
    bongus bongus
    46-50, M
    4 Responses May 22, 2010

    The Beatles And Simon & Garfunkel

    And Chicago, Sly and the Family Stone, Billy Joel, and random big band music (which later morphed into my undying love of Ska). My parents ALWAYS had music playing - in the car, the house, at parties, everywhere. My father had a fantastic voice and was always singing - he would...
    spiralshell spiralshell
    41-45, F
    Jul 21, 2012

    The Ramones

    I got the Ramones first album at the age of eight and it completely changed my musical tastes. It was the first time I heard music that was as hyper and jumpy as I was. To this day at 41 I still love listening to that album over and over.
    bvb1123 bvb1123
    41-45, M
    Feb 23, 2011

    Teen To Adult.....

    The album is 1977 by Ash and the song is from the same album "Goldfinger". Not sure if this band ever made it across the pond (I'm in UK)...it's a shame if they didn't. This particular song instantly takes me back to the 90's....when life was a much simpler notion!
    MissDazed MissDazed
    26-30, F
    Oct 10, 2011

    Don't Judge Me...

    But it's Wham! Make it Big....I love it just as much now as I did then!
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Feb 8, 2010

    When I Was Little...

    In my mother's womb probably when a baby normally starts to hear sound. My mother used to sit a music box on her stomach and it used to play you are my sunshine. So now, when I play guitar, that's the first song I play. (: I remember alot about my childhood that normal people...
    Kynearin Kynearin
    26-30, F
    Feb 12, 2012

    All Of Amy Grant's Albums And Hanson's Middle Of Nowhere

    I have been a fan of Amy Grant since I was a baby. My parents have been fans of hers since before they met eachother. So, her music has always been a part of my life. Everything she has sang from her album Amy Grant through to Legacy, Hymns, and Faith have been favorites of...
    MoonChild02 MoonChild02
    26-30, F
    Feb 27, 2010

    Crash Test Dummies "God Shuffled His Feet"

    album was seriously underrated.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 25
    MrsLalaninjacakes MrsLalaninjacakes
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Apr 9, 2010

    The Beetles Yellow Brick Road Album

    My step brother would play this album, and yes I say album as in Vinyl, every day! When I was little, I hated it, but as I grew older I learned to actually listen and appreciate the music, the lyrics, the stories being told. Now, I can still sing most of the songs by heart. I...
    countrygirl4life countrygirl4life
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Aug 25, 2012

    I'll Name Three...no...five

    1. Supertramp's Breakfast in America2. Styx: The Grand Illusion (although Cornerstone could take this spot as well)3. Traffic: John Barleycorn Must Die4. CSNY: Deja Vu5. The Cars: Greatest HitsDo you realize how hard it was for me not to include a Grateful Dead album.
    johnnybliss johnnybliss
    41-45, M
    Jul 9, 2011

    The Eagles 'Life In The Fast Lane'

    I have several Eagles albums and forgive me, I do get mixed up on which songs came from which albums. Though I believe "Life In the Fast Lane" originally came from "Hotel California". Its fast and love the lyrics. Its got that rockin' bassy groove, which I love. I also like the...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    46-50
    3 Responses Feb 9, 2010

    "Appetite for Destruction" by Guns N' Roses.

    I've loved that album since I was about 7, and I heard "Sweet Emotion" by Aerosmith on the Rock N' Roller Coaster at DisneyWorld... I went looking for that song, and I found "Sweet Child O' Mine" instead. The rest is history. I think I will always love that album. So much...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    Jul 6, 2015

    Guns And Roses Will Always Be My Greatest Influence...

    I learned to play guitar when I was in the 6th grade.Back then I just wanted to learn, to play songs and didn't have a clue what artists and bands I were playing. I just had the string desire to learn guitar that time. I was first exposed to albums from Metallica and Megadeth...
    RalphBelmond RalphBelmond
    31-35, M
    Sep 30, 2011

    U2 - Unforgettable Fire Amongst Others By U2 But This Is Best

    I've seen u2 perform three large concerts in Melbourne, Australia, and being a regular concert goer, have to tell you that their concerts are by far the best i have ever been to.  They know how to emotionally impact on a crowd.  The last concert i went to of theirs...
    GemmaRavenBird GemmaRavenBird
    41-45, F
    Apr 26, 2010

    Grease

    The soundtrack to GREASE. I saw that movie when it first came out in 1978. I made my sisters crazy by playing the album over and over again.
    mmorgan012 mmorgan012
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 25, 2011

    My Music - My Life- My Best Albums

    There are 3 lp's I have owned since a young man, and still listen to 1. Micheal Jackson- thriller 2. Jean Michel jarre- oxygene 3. Pink floyd - dark side of the moon Oh - the memories these of these albums - so many thoughts,so many good times, so many sad thoughts Mark xx
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    46-50
    Jan 10, 2013

    Phil Ochs

    There are so many songs and albums that stay with me but none have shaped my world view to the extent that Phil Ochs did. Forever the liberal, he was the peacemaker, imbued with the sentimentality that embraced the very spirit of the 1960's.
    titanis titanis
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jul 6, 2012

    Deacon Blues

    I shared this story in another group (I Love Steely Dan group) but it is worth re-telling.  I was still in Elementary school when I first remember hearing it.  I was laying down across the backseat of my parents car( a banana yellow 1977 Lincoln Continental land...
    Grin32 Grin32
    31-35, M
    Feb 22, 2010

    Led Zeppelin - Babe,

    I'm Gonna Leave You.I was raised with the music of Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Dire Straits, Fleetwood Mac etc... My father listened to their music and as a result I got frequent exposure to it. It was the first music I ever showed any interest in and it sparked my deep love for...
    Lullacus Lullacus
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 21, 2014

    Please Play At My Funeral

    Ever since I was 12 (30 now), Creep by Radiohead has been my favorite song.  I want this song to be played at my funeral.  I have felt rejected my whole life.  Since childhood, my 'beauty' has been such a big deal.  Naturally, when I look at myself in the...
    lifeorregret lifeorregret
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Feb 11, 2010

    A Lot Has Stuck

    but everything jackson browne has ever done and bob dylan as well. i can't think back to where they weren't there. if there is someone living that loves me, when i die, these troubadours will sing me to the next life.
    letmeusethisname letmeusethisname
    41-45, M
    Oct 30, 2010

    Daryl Hall And John Oates

    Some might disagree but I find the "Blue-Eyed Soul" of Hall and Oates some of the tightest, best produced rock/R&B never on Motown. Daryl Hall's vocals are breath-taking in their range and John Oates is a solid partner and back-up.  Best song?  Hard to pick but "She's Gone...
    icDavey icDavey
    61-65, M
    Apr 19, 2013

    Fly Robin, Fly By The Silver Convention

    When I first heard this song, I loved it instantaneously. Firstly, I love the rhythm (its walking pace) And secondly, its lyrics are so simple. You see, I am an Asian Chinese, and most times, I had to listen to a song many times over before I could get the lyrics...
    jeanma jeanma
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2010

    Alice In Chains - Facelift

    When I was young (around 6 or 7) I used to go over to my uncles apt. and listening to his Alice In Chains album. I used to just love it (still do) and would frequently go down there and damn near beg him to play it until he eventually broke down and bought it for me on cassette...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 8, 2011

    Brand New - The Devil

    and God are Raging Inside Me This album is me in music form.
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 18

    Who's Next.....The Who

    This album has been on my all-time Top 10 since it came out in the mid-70s. Every single tune is a hit.  It makes a great front-to-back listen.  By CD-era standards its a short album but it is pure gold.....hell, pure platinum!
    icDavey icDavey
    61-65, M
    Mar 1, 2013

    Dark Side Of The Moon

    I just watched a documentary with the band members discussing the making of this amazing LP.  It was on the Billboard Hot 100 Album Chart (back when #10 with a bullet MEANT something) for 744 weeks....that is 14 YEARS!!!!  Watching the documentary and hearing some of those...
    icDavey icDavey
    61-65, M
    Feb 27, 2013

    Ghostbusters Theme Song

    I was a big fan of Ghostbusters when I was a kid
    Tummie Tummie
    26-30, M
    17 Responses Feb 21, 2010

    It's Too Late

    Carole King "Tapestry" album http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSep7QJXKlE
    invisible321 invisible321
    51-55, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2013

    Stairway To Heaven

    I first heard it when I was like 4? I've loved it ever since. The medieval mystery of it. It's so unique, and I would try and figure out what he was talking about. When I was in elementray school, I saw on TV about the backwards messages and said "I knew that song was special...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Apr 28, 2010
    musicisnowmyworld musicisnowmyworld
    56-60
    2 Responses Feb 10, 2012

    Portishead - Entire First Album.

    i used to listen to this over and over and over. it completely changed my ability to perceive music. 
    boombooms boombooms
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 8, 2012

    There's actually a few

    that really stuck with me, not just one. "Joshua Tree" and "Achtung Baby" by U2 "Friction Baby" by Better Than Ezra "Recovering the Satellites" by Counting Crows "Your Body Above Me" by Black Lab "A Boy Named Goo" by Goo Goo Dolls
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 3

    Songs From My Hs And College Years I Remember Well...

    Doors. Their entire first album. Boz Scaggs "We're Alone Now." Jefferson Airplane "White Rabbit." Grace Slick was the greatest woman hard rock singer of all time. Allman Brothers "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed" "Hot 'Lanta." Duane Allman was the greatest blues-rock guitarist ever...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 23, 2010

    No Easy Answer

    Since I usually don't drop music (though I do occasionally), I listen to most of the same music that I did when I was a wee lad. I guess I have to go according to period I guess. I still listen to all of these regularly...as well as everything else. Thats the beauty of having 2...
    TheEvilLeaper TheEvilLeaper
    26-30, M
    May 19, 2010

    Marshall Mathers Lp

    Eminem's second studio album. I remember when it dropped. I still love that album and Em.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jan 18, 2013

    Nevermind - Nirvana

    I think that over all the years of my mind growing, Enjoying different foods, different movies,i think whats stuck with me the most is my love of nirvana.When i was younger i would sit on the floor and watch my dad load cd after cd into his expensive HI-FI and i would sit and...
    Smallpeter1 Smallpeter1
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Oct 27, 2011

    With The Lights Out (disk 1, 2 & 3)- Nirvana (box-set)

      The one album (or in this case set of albums) that has ALWAYS stuck with me is the "With The Lights Out" box-set. I got it when I was about 16, when I was really getting into Nirvana's music. The whole thing blew me away. Never had I heard such beauty from music. A lot of the...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    1 Response Feb 9, 2010

    Nevermind , Bleach, Incesticide, And In Utero -- Nirvana

    I grew up with the Seattle sound  *grunge* and Nirvana was my fave. They are still my favorite until this day.
    EccentricOne EccentricOne
    26-30, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2010
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