Music & Me: James Yuill

The first record I bought was...

Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits Volume 1 on cassette. It was originally for my sister but i stole it back

Music & Me: Primary 1

The first record I bought was...
Dangerous by Michael Jackson, on cassette

Music & Me: Tom Ravenscroft

The first record I bought was?

It was a happy hardcore record called Six Days on The Run, I was scared to go into the record shop so got my tough mate to buy it for me.

The first gig I went to was..

The earliest gig I can remember was Nirvana, it was before Nevermind and I went with my dad who told me they would be good. He was right.

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Music and Me: Gruff Rhys

The first record I bought was...

Father Abraham and The Smurfs Greatest Hits

Music & Me: Mick Jones

The first record I bought was...

There were two records I bought with my own money when I was 12 year's old. Jimi Hendrix Experience Smash Hits and Cream Disraeli Gears.

Music & Me: Alison Mosshart of The Kills

The first record I bought was…

I don’t honestly remember. There was no place to buy records where I was living, so I used to tape songs off the radio and listen to them on my Walkman.

Music & Me: Russel Mael of Sparks

The first record I bought was...

“Happenings Ten Years Time Ago” by The Yardbirds in Los Angeles, in the late Sixties.

The first gig I went to was...

The Rolling Stones in Los Angeles when I was 18 years old. I was dressed to emulate them, trying to look like I was in an English band.

Music & Me: Gareth of Los Campesinos

The first record I bought was…

“CU when u get there” by Coolio. I’ve held my head up high, poor and righteous ever since, just like Coolio wanted.

The first gig I went to was…

Hear’Say. Birmingham NEC. Totally Rad.

My favourite album is…

Music & Me: Jay Sean

The first record I bought was… Actually a CD. It was “Slam” by hip-hop group Onyx. I was 11 and excited to have a CD because before then it was always cassettes. I was shopping with my parents when I got them to buy it for me.

Music & Me: Yan of British Sea Power

The first record I bought was…

The Wurzels’ “Combine Harvester” from Natland Village Hall jumble sale, in Kendal. Strange how fate works as British Sea Power had a lovely tug of war behind Shepherds Bush Empire with The Wurzels a few years later.

Music & Me: Nitin Sawhney

The first record I bought was...

Kind of Blue by Miles Davis. I remember hearing "So What" on the radio when I was just eight years old and my dad was driving us up to London one night in the rain. Around that time I had been getting more and more into playing around with scales and improvising on the piano, so I was just really struck by American jazz pianist Bill Evans' way with harmony.

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