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It Was Once Music Television
by PM Magazine
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PM Magazine piece on the new cable phenomenon known as Music Television MTV from early 1982.
Topics: mtv, music television, music history, television history, behind the scenes
1981 MTV Concert featuring Todd Rundgren and Utopia taped at the Royal Oak in Detroit, MI. November 19, 1981
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Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, utopia, concert, live
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Muisc Television
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1 hour of the broadcast day of MTV Music Television from May 5 1984
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, original broadcast, music history, television history, 80's
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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Random videos from MTV from Fall 1983. This is actually the 2nd of 2 discs but I lost the first one, if anyone has it please post it!!!
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music videos. music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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3 hours of an uncut original broadcast day of MTV Music Television from March 6, 1984 with VJ Mark Goodman.
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music television, uncut broadcast, music videos, music history, rock and...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Eddie Murphy guest VJ's for an hour on MTV Music Television. Uncut
Topics: mtv music television, eddie murphy, rock and roll, music history, television history, 80's
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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MTV as originally broadcast on January 8, 1984. Please Viacom don't remove For educational purposes only
Topics: mtv, music television, original broadcast, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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More random videos selected by a loyal MTV viewer from the fall of 1983
Topics: MTV, Music Television, MTV music television, rock and roll, music videos, music history, television...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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About a half hour of MTV Music Television original broadcast from Christmas Day 1982.Ignore the watermark. Please Viacom don't take down
Topics: music television, mtv, music history, television history, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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1 hour of broadcast day from April 12, 1982 of MTV Music Television with VJ Martha Quinn, Uncut original broadcast
Topics: mtv music television, mtv, music history, rock and roll, television history, original broadcast,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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MTV footage from original broadcast from April (10?) 1984 Sorry about the sound quality Viacom please do not take down
Topics: mtv, music television, original broadcast, rock and roll, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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1 HOUR OF UNCUT BROADCAST OF MTV MUSIC TELEVISION FROM MAY 19 1984
Topics: MTV, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, uncut broadcast, original...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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Original uncut broadcast of MTV from September 5 1983 with VJ Alan Hunter.
Topics: mtv, rock and roll, music television, original broadcast, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Early MTV "Inside Line" music news segment on the band Journey's first video game release.
Topics: MTV, Music Television, rock and roll, music history, video games, classic video games, atari,...
This is the best quality upload yet of MTV's 1st ever  "Year In Rock" Special. It is 1 hour and aired April 1, 1982 and was hosted by VJ Mark Goodman
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, 1981, 1982, music history, television history, mark goodman,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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44 minutes of original broadcast from MTV in October 1982
Topics: mtv, music television, original broadcast, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Here's a better quality, non-watermarked upload of 6 consecutive hours of MTV as originally broadcast, uncut from June 16, 1982 Uploaded for educational purposes only
Topics: mtv, music television, original broadcast, 1982, rock and roll, music history, history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Kansas performs live in concert for an MTV Saturday Night Concert Special aired in late 1982
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, television history, music history, 80's, kansas, omaha
It Was Once Music Television
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This is an original rip from my own collection not from anywhere else and converted into HD (or as close as to HD as a 1981 broadcast can look) of the historic first 4 hours of broadcast on August 1, 1981. Multiple files have been merged and converted to HD for an optimal viewing experience. It is unedited and includes every glitch and stumble of the original broadcast. I am also converting some material already present in various forms and various sources to HD for the best picture quality...
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Topics: mtv, music television, 80's, 1981, rock and roll, music history, television history, original...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Behind the scenes special aired in late '82 on MTV Music Television
Topics: music television, mtv, music history, television history, rock and roll, 80's, hall and oates
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV, VH1 Classic
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VH1 Classic rebroadcast of MTV's first day on air. Posted for educational purposes only Please do not take down, Viacom.
Topics: mtv, vh1 classic, music television, rock and roll, history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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ignore the watermark this is close to an hour of original broadcast of MTV Music Television from December 15 1983
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Fully enhanced and optimized version of Dan Aykroyd serving as guest VJ on MTV Music Television on May 25, 1983. HD picture no borders, original uncut broadcast. Aykroyd was promoting his movie "Dr. Detroit".
Topics: mtv music television, mtv, music television, rock and roll, dan aykroyd, music history, television...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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Original broadcast of MTV from June 17, 1983
Topics: music television, mtv, original broadcast, rock and roll, rock music, music history, television...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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MTV as it aired August 25, 1982
Topics: mtv, music television, original broadcast, television history, music history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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Brian Setzer lead singer and guitarist for the Stray Cats comes to the MTV studios in 1983 and plays some videos as guest VJ
Topics: mtv, music television, music history, television history, stray cats, brian setzer, guest vj, vj,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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An hour of original broadcast of MTV Music Television from November 24,1982
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Topics: music television, mtv, rock and roll, original broadcast, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
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This is a 1982 MTV Concert special for the Henry Paul Band at LA's Roxy.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, concert, concert special, henry paul, henry paul band
Genesis Three Sides Live as originally broadcast on MTV 11/5/83 plus 50 min. of videos, promos and news after concert
Topics: genesis, music television, mtv, music history, television history, original broadcast
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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MTV original broadcast as seen on November 2 1983.
Topics: music television, music history, television history, original broadcast
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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1 hour plus of an uncut original broadcast of MTV Music Television from May 14, 1984
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, 80's, 1984
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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2 uncut hours of an original broadcast of MTV Music Television from spring (May ?) 1984 with VJ Nina Blackwood.
Topics: MTV, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, original broadcast, uncut,...
It Was Once Music Television
by VH1 Classic, MTV
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VH1 Classic rebroadcast of the first 3 hours of broadcast of MTV 12-3AM August 1 1981.
Topics: mtv, 1st day, broadcast, music television, rock and roll, television, 1981, history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV / VH1 Classic
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2006 VH1 CLASSIC REBROADCAST OF MTV'S FIRST DAY ON THE AIR. FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE, VIACOM!
Topics: MTV, VH1 CLASSIC, MTV FIRST DAY, ROCK AND ROLL, ORIGINAL BROADCAST, BROADCAST, MUSIC TELEVISION
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television, Devo
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Special video presentation from the ground-breaking band Devo which was shown on MTV Music Television as a Sunday Special in November 1982. 36 min.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, 80's, devo
Reconstruction of the airing of the Police MTV Special on the making of their landmark album 1981's Ghosts in the Machine. Hosted by former Squeeze member Jools Holland
Topics: mtv music television, mtv, music television, music history, television history, rock and roll,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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2 uncut hours of a broadcast day of MTV Music Television from January 4, 1984 with VJ Mark Goodman.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, 80's original broadcast
Roughly an hour of original broadcast from MTV Music Television from July 4 1982
Topics: mtv, music television, music history, television history, original broadcast, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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updated video quality version of a rare clip from the first months of MTV. 3 hours of uncut original broadcast with VJ Nina Blackwood featuring the premiere showing of the Concert for Kampuchea as well as 2 hours of music videos, news, promos etc.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, original broadcast, VJ,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV, VH1 Classic
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2006 VH1 Classic rebroadcast of MTV's first day on the air Please Viacom do not remove Posted for educational purposes only!!
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Topics: mtv, vh1 classic. music television, television, history, rock and roll, broadcast, original...
1983 MTV Concert Special featuring Quarterflash from the Old Lady of Brady in Tulsa, OK filmed March 9 1982.
Topics: mtv, music television, quarterflash, concert, quarterflash concert, live, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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MTV original broadcast from 1/17/83
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Topics: mtv, music television, original broadcast, television history, music history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Huey Lewis guest VJ hour February 29 1984
Topics: mtv, music television, huey leiws, music history, rock and roll, television history, huey lewis and...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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This are clips from original broadcasts from MTV from the weekend of November 18-19, 1981.
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Topics: music television, music history, 1981, rock and roll, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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MTV as originally broadcast on October 20 1983
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, original broadcast, music history, television history
1982 MTV Concert Special featuring Squeeze at the Country Club in Los Angeles, CA taped July 6, 1981 aired in June 1982.
Topics: music television, mtv, rock and roll, squeeze, live, concert, live concert
Here's the full broadcast of Dave Edmunds Band live at the Capital plus music videos, news and promnos as originally broadcast on MTV on Janaury 17 1983
Topics: music television, music history, television history, original broadcast, rock and roll, dave...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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2 hours of MTV Music Television from the channel's first birthday August 1, 1982.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, original broadcast, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
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small portion of an MTV Music Television broadcast from March 20 1983
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music television, rock and roll, television history, music history,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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over a half hour of broadcast from MTV Music Television April 7 1984
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, television history, music history, 80's
It Was Once Music Television
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CBS News report from late 1982 about the cable television phenomenon known as Music Television MTV.
Topics: mtv, cbs, cbs news, music television, rock and roll, music history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Uncut original broadcast of Phil Collins of Genesis doing a shift as guest VJ on MTV Music Television from October (?) 1983. There is some debate on some of these dates and I'm just going with what I was told.
Topics: mtv, music television, 80's, rock and roll, music history, television history, original broadcast,...
It Was Once Music Television
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MTV CONCERT SPECIAL FEATURING ASIA IN ASIA LIVE FROM TOKYO
Topics: MUSIC TELEVISION, TELEVISION HISTORY, MUSIC HISTORY, ROCK AND ROLL, ASIA, ASIA IN ASIA, TOKYO
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV /VH1 Classic
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Reboradcast of MTV's first day as seen on VH1 Classic in 2006. Presented for educational purposes only please Viacom do not take down
Topics: mtv, vh1 classic, 1st day, original broadcast, broadcast, music, history, music videos
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV, VH1 Classic
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MTV Music Television's first day on the air as rebroadcast by VH1 Classic. Please Viacom do not take this down!!!!!!! Presented for educational purposes only.
Topics: mtv, music television, 1981, broadcast, history, first day, vh1 classic
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Nearly 1 1/2 hours of an uncut original broadcast day of MTV Music Television from December 27, 1983 featuring the legendary Billy Idol doing an hour as guest VJ plus some more programming after with VJ Mark Goodman.
Topics: MTV, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, cable television, cable...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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40 min. of an original uncut broadcast day of MTV Music Television from May 23 1982.
Topics: mtv, music television, original broadcast, rock and roll, music history, television history, 80's
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television, Mercury Records
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This is new wave band ABC's innovative music video special "Mantrap" which aired on MTV Music Television in September 1983. 1 Hour.
Topics: mtv, music televisino, abc, rock and roll, music videos, 80's, mantrap
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watch in reverse order re-constructed from various sources, haven't seen the actual concert on here so here it is to make up a good hour and a half of MTV's broadcast day October 2, 1982
Topics: mtv, music television, cheap trick, concert, rock and roll, television history, music history, 80's
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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This is just over 2 uncut hours of MTV Music Television original broadcast from the broadcast day on April 12, 1984. VJ-JJ Jackson. This clip has been optimized for an ideal viewing experience on phones, tablets and other portable devices.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, original broadcast, 80's,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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MTV original broadcast as aired 7/12/83
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Topics: music television, television history, music history, original broadcast, rock and roll
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MTV's 2nd annual New Year's Celebration from New York City featuring live performances, all of the VJ's and special guests from the worlds of music and Hollywood.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, new year's eve, 80's,...
It Was Once Music Television
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2006 VH1 CLASSIC REBROADCAST OF MTV'S FIRST ON THE AIR POSTED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY PLEASE VIACOM DON'T TAKE DOWN
Topics: MTV, VH1 CLASSIC, music television, broadcast, broadcast history, mtv
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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The best possible version around of an uncut 6 hour block of an original broadcast of MTV Music Television with VJ's Martha Quinn, JJ Jackson & Alan Hunter. Optimized for view across all devices. Would have converted this to HD but the file would have been too big.
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, original broadcast, music history, television history, uncut,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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2 more hours of random programming from MTV Music Television during early 1984 made by a loyal viewer.
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music televison, rock and roll, music history, television history, 80's,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Uncut broadcast from February 25 1984 of MTV Music Television
Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, music history, television history, 80's, original broadcast
It Was Once Music Television
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2 and a half uncut hours of an original broadcast from May 30 1982 featuring Yes in concert and videos with VJ Alan Hunter. Optimized in HD and put into one file for ideal streaming on portable devices.
Topics: MTV, music television, MTV Music Television, original broadcast, rock and roll, music history,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Random clips and videos from MTV Music Television broadcast days from the later part of 1983 made by a loyal MTV viewer. Enhanced quality and optimized into one clip for ideal viewing on portable devices. credit to OP
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music television, rock and roll, television history, music history,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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3 1/2 hours-plus of an uncut original broadcast day of MTV Music Television from March 17 1983 condensed into one clip and optimized for viewing on portable devices such as Iphone, Android and tablets VJ- JJ Jackson
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music television, rock and roll, music history, television history,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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a small portion of MTV from broadcast day May 7 1983
Topics: mtv, music television, music history, television history, 80's, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Full 4 hour uncut broadcast of Weird Al Yankovic doing a full shift as guest VJ on April Fool's Day 1984. The entire broadcast is here in 1 place for your convenience. (watch in reverse order)
Topics: MTV, Music Television, rock and roll, music history, television history, weird al
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Unsigned bands submit videos for a chance to be put into a rotation on MTV
Topics: mtv music television, mtv, music histroy, 80's, rock and roll, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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About an hour and a half of original broadcast from MTV Music Television on Christmas Eve 1982.
Topics: music television, mtv, television history, music history, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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portions of 2 different broadcast days of MTV Music Television from January and March 1984 with VJ's Mark Goodman and Martha Quinn
Topics: mtv, music television, music history, original broadcast, rock and roll, television history, 80's
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Behind the scenes look at the new cable phenomenon known as Music Television MTV.
Topics: mtv, music television, television history, music history, behind the scenes, television, music
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV / VH1 Classic
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MTV's first day of broadcast as rebroadcast by VH1 Classic in 2006. Please Viacom don't take this down!
Topics: mtv, vh1 classic, television, history, broadcast, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV/ VH1 Classic
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VH1 CLASSIC REBROADCAST OF MTV'S FIRST DAY ON THE AIR. PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE VIACOM! POSTED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY
Topics: MTV, vh1 classic, broadcast, original broadcast, music television, television, history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Part of Simon Le Bon and Duran Duran doing a shift as guest VJ's on MTV during 1983. Original broadcast.
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It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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Early 30 second spot for MTV Music Television in 1981.
Topics: music television, music history, television history, commercial, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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1982 MTV Liner Notes Special on Van Halen who had just released their "Diver Down" album. 30 min. original broadcast
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music television, liner notes, rock and roll, music history, television...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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Here's 6 hours of Videos and segments cut from December 1982 of MTV Music Television Please Viacom do not remove
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Topics: mtv, music television, rock and roll, broadcast, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Another 2 hours of randomly selected videos and clips from MTV Music Television from the first half of 1984.
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music television, rock and roll, music history, television history,...
Billy Squier MTV Concert Special from Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Santa Monica, CA taped 11/20/81
Topics: mtv, music television, concert, billy squier, rock and roll, music history, television history
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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Over 2 and a half hours of programming from 2 broadcast days of MTV Music Television, the first week of May 1983
Topics: mtv, music television, mtv music television, rock and roll, music history, television history,...
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV
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This is1 of a 2 disc set, but I have lost the other disc, if anyone has it please post it.
Topics: mtv, music television, music videos, music history, television history, rock and roll
It Was Once Music Television
by MTV Music Television
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3 and 1/2 hours of clips and videos from MTV Music Television from the early part of 1984 made by a loyal MTV viewer. Optimized for ideal viewing on portable devices. credit to OP
Topics: MTV, Music Television, rock and roll, mtv music television, music history, television history,...