Posts Tagged ‘MTV’

My Musical Evolution – Part 306 Roach Days Revisited The Romance Glacier & The Road To No Where

The summer of 1987 was all about little changes. I had sold my gigantic Ford Galaxie 500 and gotten into a sporty little Comet. I had my Easter Epiphany and had scaled back on my vices. I wanted to return to a slower, simpler existence.  Which is probably why I began to hang out with […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 296 Roach Days Revisited More MTV

I know that I keep circling back to MTV and I know how silly it sounds given what it has devolved into today but back in the 1980’s, back in the MTV’s first decade, it was important in an inexplicable way.   It was still ground breaking radio for your eyes as well as your ears. […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 267 Roach Days Revisited Another Batch Of MTV

It seemed like some kind of changing of the guard at MTV.  The bands that were on all the time a few months ago like Wang Chung, Steve Perry, Bryan Adams, Culture Club and The Cars, seemed to drop off and another wave of fresh faces and respected veterans took over. Maybe it didn’t happen […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 182 The Rise & Fall Of ’84 First Serious Prolonged MTV Exposure

Lisa was an uptown girl living on the reasonably affluent northeast side of town. It was a fairly modern sub-division where all the streets either end in cul-de-sacs or have gently sweeping curves. Her parents were very nice and she had a little brother that was just waiting for somebody to teach him about Heavy […]

My Musical Evolution – Part 152 Space Mountain MTV

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I got my first glimpse of MTV in the summer of 1983. It had been on the air and running since August 1st of 1981 so it was almost 2 years old already. As you know during my entire time in Vermont TV basically did not exist.  Nobody I knew had access to MTV. I […]

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