The Fat Boys: Fat Boys
First album I ever bought. I think they're eating a giant cheeseburger on the front. I bought it because the older guy across the street from me must have told me that it was cool or something.
Kenny Rogers: Greatest Hits
I remember getting my first Walkman at Marshalls and this tape was in it. I guess they used it as a demo. I definitely listened to that a lot, just because it was the only tape I had.
The Rolling Stones: Hot Rocks 1964-1971
My parents were rock n' roll fans, so I got Hot Rocks pretty early. I went to sleepaway camp in West Virginia when I was about eight, and I vividly remember listening to the intro to "Honky Tonk Women" over and over lying in my little tent.
Violent Femmes: S/T
I was the youngest guy [at camp], and everybody was listening to Violent Femmes' first record. I didn't really understand it, but I guess it just had a rebellious sound that I really loved.
Men at Work: Cargo
I have an older sister and we sort of got into music together. I think this was the first album where it was my thing and not hers.