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We did not have cable so watching MTV was a few and far between treat for me. What were some of your favorite music videos? Some of mine were:


Subdivisions by Rush

Take A Look At Me Now (Against All Odds) by Phil Collins

Jump by Van Halen

November Rain by Guns n Roses

Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel

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INXS- The One Thing


Adam and the Ants... everything.


A-Ha Take On Me


120 minutes (alternative show)


Headbanger's Balll (yep- I was a metalhead too!)


Madness- One Step Beyond


The Ramones- Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio?


Psychadelic Furs Pretty in Pink, Ghost in You


Echo & the Bunnymen Lips Like Sugar


Depeche Mode... everything


oh goodness- I can't list them all... here is another link... http://rateyourmusic.com/list/spencerrich/the_golden_age_of_music_video__mtv_years_one_and_two_/


I will say, I despise Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty- their duet still makes me wanna hurl. :ack2:

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I used to love to watch Yo! MTV Raps, hosted by Fab 5 Freddy


I remember liking:

Bust a Move, Young MC

Hey Ladies, Beastie Boys

The Humpty Dance, Digital Underground

Brooklyn Queens, 3rd Bass

eta: and how could I forget I'm Not Havin It by MC Lyte and Postive K...also Kid N Play, did anyone else love House Party 2: The Pajama Jam with Queen Latifah?


Remember Rico Suave by Gerardo? That video is hilarious.


I listened to a lot of classic rock at the time too, and didn't really have videos to watch for those. Had to watch movies like A Hard Day's Night and Quadrophenia instead, lol.

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Earth Song-Michael Jackson

Thriller-Michael Jackson

Pleasure Principle-Janet Jackson

The Way It is-Bruce Hornsby

Savin' Me-Nickelback

Scream-(Live Billboard Music Awards)-Usher

She Ain't You-Usher

Empty Garden-Elton John

I am Blessed-Martina McBride



Coming Around Again(Itsy Bistsy Spider Live Marthas Vineyard)-Carly Simon

You Can Call Me Al- Paul Simon

Scarborough Fair-Simon and Garfunkel

Smooth Criminal-Michael Jackson

I Won't Give Up-Jason Mraz

I guess that's why they call it the blues-Elton John

Who's Crying Now-Journey

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Many that were already mentioned - Sledgehammer, Take On Me, You Can Call Me Al.


I also loved:


"Sabotage" - Beastie Boys (it was nominated for a VMA, and the next day "sabotage" was our random bonus word on our spelling test - thanks for the 105% MTV!)

"The Perfect Drug" - NIN

"Runnin' Down a Dream" - Tom Petty

"Everlong" - Foo Fighters

"Virtual Insanity" - Jamiroquai

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