I almost forgot that I wanted to participate in this (German) blog parade from 49 Suns – well, it’s a suitable day, though one sun would be enough now…
So these silver discs exist for 25 years now, their size allegedly caused by the duration of Beethoven’s Ninth… among my first CDs in spring 1989 were some House/
But also Queen used to be on my CD shelf back then, and I was glad that CDs show no wear like vinyl (by the way, I didn’t even have a record player then) or especially tapes, because the “I Want It All” maxi CD was playing veeeery often. And though I can’t pick a single one as my favorite CD, my extensive Queen CD collection – maxi, album, live, bootlegs, promo, cover; group and solo – is certainly the most dearest in my CD cabinet. It includes some gems that are among the rarest CDs of Queen & solo: maxi CDs from The Cross (Queen drummer Roger Taylor’s solo project), some of which I got for just 1-2 DM in a second-hand store, one of which, however, I later spent over 100
And today? Thanks to Rockantenne, I don’t even have much time to listen to CDs at all.
(General note, by the way: it’s CDs, not CD’s!)
Update: JuliaL49 has evaluated the posts of the 19 participants and also listed all the mentioned CDs.