Posted by Justin Clerc
Posted by Dewayne Nickerson
A revolution began 30 years ago today. And for anyone who makes their living in video or TV, you’ll agree, today is a historic day.
August 1, 1981 was the premiere of MTV.
When the new network was announced, my friends and I wondered what would be the first song. A couple even guessed it correctly.
First up: The British New Wave, pop-synth hit, Video…