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band t shirt

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by mike phillips, Mar 13, 2013.


  1. how many of you remember your first band t shirt? i do. it was a yellow kiss t shirt i got back in 1975. what was yours?
     
  2. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    I've only owned two. A Steely Dan shirt I got in the early 90s and an Emerson, Lake, and Palmer shirt I got in the late 90s.

    I've never been a fan of concert t-shirt prices.
     
  3. Rugmaster

    Rugmaster

    Dec 6, 2012
    Metallica Master of Puppets shirt when I was in grade 7
     
  4. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Pantera was my first concert as a young lad, and I purchased a t-shirt by their opening act Crowbar.
     
  5. i seen a rush baseball shirt for $100 and a lot of people wearin them.
     
  6. Biggbass

    Biggbass

    Dec 14, 2011
    Planet Earth
    for me, too many years spent in the radio biz and waaaaaay too many t shirts to remember or count. So many that I used them for garage rags...still do!
     
  7. Yogi Bear

    Yogi Bear Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2000
    Colorado
    This one...
     

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  8. I don't remember the first shirt I had with a band name on it, but the first one I bought from a gig was either Meatloaf or Mayhem (yeah I know, couldn't be much further apart), they were the first 2 shows I went to and were the same week. I forget which was first.
     
  9. Basshappi

    Basshappi

    Feb 12, 2007
    Tucson,AZ
    Pink Floyd
     
  10. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    I forgot, I do have a Flying Burrito Brothers shirt and a Gram Parsons shirt that I bought more recently on Ebay for far less than concert t-shirt prices.
     
  11. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist ZOMG! I'm back from the dead! Supporting Member

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
    Yeahh....unfortunately mine didn't really count as a band since it was Eminem and I was about 13 at the time (25 now). First REAL band one was Smashing Pumpkins when I was 15...drastic improvement IMO :bassist:
     
  12. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
    Blue T-Shirt, with KISS in sparkle letters.

    The kids made fun of me, and said, "you want a kiss? are you gay?" and all the brilliant witticisms of the day.

    So I get a SECOND KISS T-Shirt; this one had the Destroyer album cover on it, just so they'd know I was cool.

    This was eight grade, I think. The year before, I had been on my "Jaws" phase, and all my T-Shirts were sharks. I had one that said "Shark Bait," and showed a guy in a cage. So my nickname all year had been "Shark Bait." See how clever they were? It's almost as if some of them could read small words.

    I progressed to wearing shirts from whatever concerts I went to. The Who, Ted Nugent, uh, maybe an Aerosmith? I can't remember much after those first few, but I got out of T-Shirts, and wore button downs with a denim vest, later replaced by a leather vest.

    I think in ninth grade, my sister talked me into wearing nice slacks, and a cardigan sweater, and my Shop Teacher designated me "Prince Charming."

    I never got tired of THAT one, believe me.
     
  13. you are to be commended young grasshopper.
     
  14. The Who, Ted Nugent, uh, maybe an Aerosmith? those were the days mellowinman
     
  15. ronaldpdbrandt

    ronaldpdbrandt Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2011
    Suffolk County, NY
    Pretty sure mine was Poison, like this one:

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    or it might have been Motley Crue, like this one:

    girls-girls-girls-motley-crue-shirt-by-junk-food-t-shirt-80stees.
     
  16. POISON, now those were some hot chicks. glam, who knew?
     
  17. Floyd Eye

    Floyd Eye Banned

    Feb 21, 2010
    St. Louis
    Black Kiss concert t. 1977
     
  18. My parents got me a RUSH and ZZ Top T-shirt at a local flea market when i was a little kid. Cant remember how old I was but I do believe they were my first band shirts
     
  19. thats good parenting
     

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