Remember New Kids on the Block? Boyz II Men? The Spice Girls? And when you had to buy whole albums on CDs—or better yet—wrangled cassette tapes just to listen to one song? Before you turned into a self-proclaimed music snob attending the most underground house shows, hiding your 679 editions of Now That’s What I Call Music!, and dropping obscure band names like Sphincter Jesus and the Tape Worms, what did you listen to? Better yet, what was the first record you ever bought? We asked a few people to see what music they purchased back in the day to soothe their teen angst.