Re: The first single you purchased
I bought many more albums than I ever did singles, but the first single might have been the 45
of Led Zeppelin's "The Immigrant Song" with "Hey, Hey, What Can I Do" as the B-side. About 1971 or '72, this.
"If the man doesn't believe as we do, we say he is a crank and that settles it. I mean it does nowadays, because we can't burn him."
— Mark Twain, from Following the Equator