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Sweet Dreams are Made of This – Music Video Addict

My name is Laura and I am a music video addict.   I remember that wonderful summer of 1981 well.   I stayed a few weeks in Pennsylvania with my Dad, even though Mom-ster hated when I stayed there with his family. She especially hated it when I walked down the driveway to visit “Auntie” in her mobile home.  I loved spending time with Auntie – she was funny and we would sit and watch game shows or her stories on TV. That day I visited her, Auntie let me…

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I Miss My MTV! – Shows of the ’80s

    When I was a teenager, I always looked forward to my weekends.   I didn’t look forward to them for the usual reasons, like parties or that’s when I got to watch the totally awesome programming of the early to mid-1980s on cable. My parents didn’t believe in cable TV, so if I wanted to watch MTV, USA, or TBS, I had to go over to my brother’s house. My brother got free babysitting and I got to watch cable shows. Looking back, I still think I got the better end…

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Clash of the 80’s Music Video Titans

The ’80s were one of the most innovative times for music with the birth of MTV – Music Television – and the popularity of the music video.

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