Cleo asked in Entertainment & MusicMusic · 1 decade ago

What was the first ever cd?

The artist, name of the cd, and the year. If it is possible.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_disc

    It appears that there were about 16 original releases in the US (according to the article, March 1983)..

    I seem to remember that the first CD to go gold was Boston's long awaited "Third Stage" in 1986.

    Also, there was talk about the playing of the CD being related to how long it took to play Beethoven's 9th symphony. Dont believe it.

  • 1 decade ago

    Not sure if this will help, but I borrowed a cd from the library a few years a go and it was made in my birth year, to my suprise! the cd was The Best of Manhattan Transfer and it was a cd from 1982.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    The first CD was a blank CD

  • 1 decade ago

    Slipknot

    Slipknot

    1999

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    TLCs crazy sexy cool...i was like 10 years old

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