#MusicalmarchūüéĶūüéĶ

Our Blog Sis Ritu at  But  I smile anyway has come up with another challenge for us this month Musicalmarch.

Ritu ¬†said ¬†: “Nothing too serious or tedious.Just a chance to share some songs!¬†If you fancy posting a song for any reason this March, tag it¬†#musicalmarchūüéĶ and link back to one of my posts so I can listen to your special songs too!

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Here ¬†is ¬†Ritu’s ¬†post ¬†for ¬†today

So  as  I  am running  late  today  Day  I of  Musicalmarch  so  without  further  ado  here  we  go!

What ¬†shall I ¬†start with ………..The ¬† first ¬†record ¬†I ¬†bought .

COME  ON !  BY  THE ROLLING  STONES.

This  was  the very first  record I bought  with my own money. ( and I do  mean record  it was a 45″ vinyl ) in June  1963. I was  about  10yrs  old  and  I had  saved  up  for  months. I think, no  I  am sure it  was  6 shillings and 9pennies  in old  money which is circa  34pence in today’s  money .

The  shop I  bought  it  from was an old  corner shop halfway between  my  home and my  school…… well it  was if  you took a slight detour!  I went in every  day  to see if  the shopkeeper had  the record  in. Yes  everyday  for a fortnight  and  then when it was in  I went in three days  running  to make sure he was saving me a copy because I  could not  buy it until I had  that week’s pocket  money. He  must  of  got really  fed up  with me.

Anyway  when I  did  finally  get  my  hands  on my copy  of  Come On  I  rushed  home  to play it  on  our old Dansette  record player  ( well my  sister’s  and brother’s  had  been using it  to  death  before  me). I played it  and played  it  on repeat   until Mum  and  Dad   asked  me to  STOP!

So  here it is  my  first  ever record purchase Come On by  The Rolling  Stone’s , written  by Chuck Berry.

 

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