I'm old enough to remember when music was experienced through our ears; and not through our eyes.
I guess I'm old enough to remember a whole bunch of things, frankly.
But, like everybody else who was cognitive in 1981, I immediately became addicted to MTV.
Artists are acting out their songs? Well, that's different!
My cable provider was quick to jump on the bandwagon, so I saw MTV from its inception. Weirdly, though, there are only certain
Remember this? (a-ha!)
How about this?
Whip it good!
George Michael in 1988:
...as opposed to the very cheesy George Michael (and that other guy) of two years earlier (this always makes me laugh):
I'm a big Mark Knopfler fan:
This video was shown about 3,528,600 times too many:
Ahh, takes me back to the days when I had a frizzy perm and giant eyeglasses.
In a post to come, I'll run down my favorite videos (which were often my favorite songs) from the MTV days.