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what was the first green day song you heard? The one that made you a fan!

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Minority. My friend told me to download it for him. I thought it sucked at first.

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I am not sure, but I think it was Basket Case.

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I saw the American Idiot vid on Kerrang.

Edited by little_miss_green_day

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Longview.

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Good Riddance on the radio and a few televison shows.

Ironically when I heard the song it inspired me to play the violin... stupid seven year-old brain. :rolleyes:

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Welcome to Paradise on Conan.

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Umm either Basket Case or Good Riddance around the era of International Superhits as my mate was into them and kept on replaying them over and over again, and at first I was a bit :wacko: about it all. but then i got into them alot in 2003 and now I love them!

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Basket Case.

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Good Riddance was technically the first Green Day song I ever heard, but seeing the American Idiot music video on tv was the first time I actually really knew who they were.

Same with me :)

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i guess it was Basket Case, i was 4 so i dont remeber it that good but i also remeber listening to when i come around.

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Well, Dookie was the only Green Day CD my sister had when I was growing up. She played it a lot, but since I was a kid, I really didn't pay much attention to it. But I do know that as I grew older, the one song I really knew was Basket Case. The other ones I remember were Longview and Welcome to Paradise.

Then, when I heard American Idiot for the very first time on my radio, I automatically fell in love with it. I went back and learned every song from Dookie , and then purchased American Idiot. My first CD ever. Now, I also have Nimrod and Shenanigans.

Ok, so a little off topic, :laugh: but yeah, you get the point :P

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American Idiot.

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Good Riddance didn't know it was them at the time, though

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She. I was in kindergarten, i think.

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Either Panic Song or Good Riddiance... I can't remember which.

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i think i heard basketcase at the radio...but the i forgot about the band...till i looked a year laetr or sumthin "green day" up in the internet...i found that american idiot vid...and thought fuck! are they stupid with all that green slime and stuff ^^ haha....

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Basketcase.

I didn't know anything about Green Day - I'd just heard their name, and I thought it must be something to do with the environment! :P

Then I listened to this funny little song that wasn't funny at all, and I got mesmerized by this brilliant songwriter.

I knew I was listening to unflinching truth, and I've been listening ever since. :wub:

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Basket case :P

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American Idiot.

Don't hit me!

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either good riddance or another one off of nimrod

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Um.. It was Minority.

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basket case :thumbsup:

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Longview.

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When I Come Around. My dad told me that when I was younger and when Green Day was on the cover of Spin, he said we were walking through the store and I pointed and was like "I like the guy with blue hair!" Yes, this is around the time of Woodstock and it was in '94, so I was 3 years old.

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longview... back in '94. ahah

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