James Brown, What Was the First Album You Ever Bought?

Soul Brother Number One

“The first album I ever bought when I was able – because I saw a lot of them that I wanted to buy, but I didn’t have enough money – was by Louis Jordan, I guess. I had to save a lot of money for that, but `Caldonia’ was such a big song. That was a big one.”

Saturday (April 16) is Record Store Day, and for music junkies like us, it’s a holiday kinda like Christmas. So Nippertown.com is celebrating the annual event all this week with special bonus installments of our regular “First Record” series, whereby we ask some of our favorite musicians about the first record albums that they remember purchasing. GO HERE to check out the entire “First Record” series…

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