Re: First ever record you bought.
May have been a Soft Machine album (don't remember which, after looking the list up)
For some reason, I loved long instrumentals back then.SM was quality stuff, no doubt.
Then a wise schoolmate (hi Thoi!) took me to Montreux to have some blues...
"I think the mistake a lot of us make is thinking the state-appointed shrink is our friend." ~JH