INTRODUCING…Friday Night Videos, y’all!
Some of us didn’t have cable or MTV growing up; believe it or not, NBC was one place we got our music television (for Kazzy, “music television” was to us, what “Em Pee Threes” are to you).
I need that freeze-frame of Morris Day, with his eyebrows raised, as my new Gravatar pic.
Miami Vice was another good Friday night source for music (you know, NBC used to be kind of cool once).
I believe this was the first place I ever heard “Baba O’ Riley”. I know for a fact my friend bought Who’s Next shortly after this aired, because we liked the song so much.
It may also be the first place I ever saw a rollerskating coke dealer who made a guest-starring Little Richard seem comparatively butch:
“Wrong way to go, Skates.”
“You’re not gonna bust ME, Crockett!”
Oh, but he WILL:
This was a moody piece of music that always stuck with me:
Don’t listen to this one in the car unless you want a speeding ticket:
The 80’s…they seemed so modern at the time.
What are you listening to tonight?