What were your party records?

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  1. Joeinator97

    Joeinator97 Well-Known Member Thread Starter

    United States
    back in the days when you would have to spin records at parties, risk your LPs getting nicked, and when things started getting rowdy, the needle skipping around on the disc, what were your party records? I always fell more on the side of rock n roll, motown and soul for these occasions, disco and top 40 radio weren't quite my speed. Chubby Checker twist party anyone?
  2. Blue Gecko

    Blue Gecko Forum Resident

    Deep Purple and BOC then...

    Queens of the Stone Age now...

    Why stop the parting? However digital is less fragile. :)
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  3. lightbulb

    lightbulb Not the Brightest of the bunch

    Smogville CA USA
    I remember lugging a bunch of rock records to a friend’s party, unsolicited :
    Neil Young & Crazy Horse “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” for
    Cinnamon Girl

    Rolling Stones “12x5” for
    Around and Around
    Time Is On My Side

    Rolling Stones “Aftermath” for
    Mother’s Little Helper
    Under My Thumb
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  4. Horace Wimp

    Horace Wimp Well-Known Member

    Henderson, NV
    The Gap Band does it for me (still).
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  5. mahanusafa02

    mahanusafa02 Forum Resident

    Come on, for a lot of you it was Déjà Vu. Thanks, because it took me forever to find a clean copy!
  6. mace

    mace Forum Resident

    Rock all the way.

    Montrose s/t was a given.
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  7. Sick Sick Phil

    Sick Sick Phil Forum Resident

    Not one of my favorite bands but Rancid's Life Won't Wait. It has a good mix of different types "rock" songs.
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  8. PCM7027

    PCM7027 Forum Resident

    My records never left the house.
    Of course, I never left the house, either.
  9. Chemguy

    Chemguy Forum Resident

    Saturday Night Fever and Boston.
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  10. Dillydipper

    Dillydipper Sultan Of Snark

    This is one of my most curious subjects. I try and build a playlist for a party, and my wife loves the stereo crankin at a party. What happens when we have guests over? If somebody doesn't ask for the stereo to be turned down so everybody can hear every freakin loudmouth talk...it gets turned down on it's own, ususlly by the person sitting next to the stereo...and won't move.


    Why are these my friends in the first place...?!
  11. mpayan

    mpayan Forum Resident

    Disreali Gears- was an old record when I first heard it.

    Willie Nelson/Waylon Jennings Outlaws album- bikers

    Thin Lizzy- Jailbreak

    Nazereth- Hair Of The Dog

    Rolling Stones- Some Girls

    Then later...

    All that 90s music..A in C's, Screaming Trees, Pantera, RHCP...good times...
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  12. vinylontubes

    vinylontubes Forum Resident

    Katy, TX
  13. Maestro63

    Maestro63 Forum Resident

  14. Joti Cover

    Joti Cover Forum Resident

  15. Joti Cover

    Joti Cover Forum Resident

    Totally B-52s
  16. Joti Cover

    Joti Cover Forum Resident

    In the the early 70s it was Humble Pie's Rockin' The Fillmore.....
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  17. The Panda

    The Panda Forum Mutant

    Marple, PA, USA
    soundtrack to Animal House:sigh:
    for the girls, you needed any Stevie Wonder and Garfunkel's Breakaway
  18. Joti Cover

    Joti Cover Forum Resident

    In addition to B-52s, I loved partying to Blondie, Pretenders and Psychedelic Furs as well in the 80s.
    Actually, played all of these @ Thanksgiving dinner this year and everyone loved it.....still fresh.
  19. Brian Kelly

    Brian Kelly 1964-73 rock's best decade

    Birthday (Beatles)
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  20. danielbravo

    danielbravo Forum Resident

    Caracas. DC
    I'm a bit old for parties, but at the time this was one of the usual for me.

    The B-52's Party Mix !

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  21. pig bodine

    pig bodine God’s Consolation Prize

    Syracuse, NY USA
    Earth Wind & Fire - That’s the Way Of the World, Gratitude
    Funkadelic - One Nation Under a Groove, Parliament - Mothership Connection
    Stevie Wonder Songs In the Key of Life
    The first Slave album
    Kool & the Gang - Open Sesame
    Michael Jackson - Off the Wall
    Sly & the Family Stone - Greatest Hits
  22. Joti Cover

    Joti Cover Forum Resident

    That one comes with instructions! Long live The White Album.
  23. puelche

    puelche Forum Resident

    Santiago de Chile
    What about LZ II RL? :sigh:
  24. lesterbangs

    lesterbangs Forum Resident

    Hickville, indiana
    Oh God, I've flipped through TONS of those, all TRASHED.

    I was looking for a decent copy for a friend, fortunately I already have a good one
  25. dance_hall_keeper

    dance_hall_keeper Forum Resident

    I worked with a guy who, as a university student in the 80s, said that the most sure-fire, go-to album was: Calypso - Harry Belafonte.
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