‘Friday Night Videos’ Helped a Lot of MTV-Less Early ’80s Music Fans
“For many of you, Friday Night Videos will be your first experience with music video” said a narrator during an intro to an early episode of NBC’s series. And it was true. For early ’80s music fans without MTV or cable television altogether, FNV filled a big void.
Enjoy Three Hours of Martha Quinn VJ-ing MTV in July 1983
It’s another trip back to when MTV actually was ‘Music Television’ with this three-hour video from July 16, 1983. Besides Quinn introducing videos and delivering music news, there are also great commercials from the era.
The Police Arrested Us With ‘Synchronicity’ 40 Years Ago
The band’s final studio album dethroned Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller.’