I want my MTV

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30 years ago to this very day ( August 1st, 1981 ) MTV went on the air. MTV ( which stands for Music Television ) began as a channel on this new thing called cable that broadcast music videos 24 hours a day. Yes kids MTV really did use to play music videos, rock music videos, no rap. In fact no black music at all. Micheal Jackson was the first black performer to get played on MTV. Yes, kids he was black back then. My have things changed. For all you trivia fans out there, the very first video they played was the Buggles ” Video Killed The Radio Star “. For all of you nostalgic for the days of Duran, Duran, The Thompson Twins, and Martha Quinn, this clip should bring back some memories…

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