Video Killed the Radio Star: The MTV Era

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Those were the first words spoken on MTV, or Music Television, when it debuted on the airwaves at 12:01 a.m. on August 1, 1981. The first video played by the fledgling channel described the effect MTV would have on the music industry accurately and succinctly — “Video Killed the Radio Star.”

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Kathy Copeland Padden

is a music fanatic, classic film aficionado, and history buff surfing the End Times wave like a boss. Come along!