Happy Friday!

Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)

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Halloween Playlist

I have been trying to think of some Halloween songs to create a Halloween compilation cd.  This is what I have so far.

Artist Song
Bobby Pickett Monster Mash
Kate Bush Waking the Witch
Oingo Boingo Dean Man’s Party
Ray Parker Ghostbusters
Bauhaus Belilgosi’s Dead
Austin Lounge Lizard 80 Hillbillies in a Haunted House
Rockwell Somebody’s Watching Me
Talking Heads Psycho Killer
Shivaree Goodnight Moon
David Bowie Scary Monsters
Ramones Pet Sematary
Hooters All You Zombies
Landscape My Name is Norman Bates
Michael Jackson Thriller

Does anybody else have any suggestions?


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The MTV VJs Then and Now

The MTV VJs then and now.  Sadly without JJ Jackson who passed away in 2004.



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MTV Playlist August 1st, 1981

The Buggles – Video Killed the Radio Star

Pat Benatar – You Better Run

Rod Stewart – She Won’t Dance

The Who – You Better You Bet

Phd – Little Susie’s on the Up

Cliff Richard – We Don’t Talk Anymore

The Pretenders – Brass in Pocket

Todd Rundgren – Time Heals

REO Speedwagon – Take it on the Run

Styx – Rockin’ the Paradise

Robiin Lane & The Chartbusters – When Things Go Wrong

Split Enz – History Never Repeats.

.38 Special – Hold on Loosely

April Wine – Just Between You & Me

Rod Stewart – Sailing

Iron Maiden – Iron Maiden

REO Speedwagon – Keep on Loving You

The Pretenders – Message of Love

Lee Ritenour – Mr. Briefcase

The Cars – Double Life

Phil Collins – In the Air Tonight

Robert Palmer – Looking for Clues

The Shoes – Too Late

Stevie Nicks & Tom Petty – Stop Draggin’ my Heart Around.

Rupert Hines – Surface Tension

Madness – One Step Beyond

Gerry Rafferty – Baker Street

Pat Benatar – I’m Gonna Follow You

Tom Johnson – Savannah Nights

Rockestra – Lucille

Styx – The Best of Times

Carly Simon – Vengeance

Iron Maiden – Wrathchild

Blotto – I Wanna Be a Lifeguard

Rod Stewart – Passion

Elvis Costello – Oliver’s Army

REO Speedwagon – Don’t Let Him Go

The Silencers – Remote Control/I’m Too Legal

Juice Newton – Angel of the Morning

Rockestra – Little Sister

Bootcamp – Hold on to the Night

Cliff Richard – Dreaming

Lee Ritenour – Is it You?

Fleetwood Mac – Tusk

Michael Stanley Band – He Can’t Love You

REO Speedwagon – Tough Guys

Blondie – Rapture

The Who – Don’t Let Go the Coat

Rod Stewart – Ain’t Love a Bitch

The Pretenders – Talk of the Town

Rainbow – Can’t Happen Here

Andrew Gold – Thank You for Being a Friend

Gerry Rafferty – Bring it all Home

April Wine – Sign of the Gypsy Queen

Kate Bush – The Man With the Child in His Eyes

David Bowie – Ashes to Ashes

April Wine – Just Between You and Me

The Specials – Rat Race

Talking Heads – Once in a Lifetime

Bootcamp – Victim

Rod Stewart – Tonight’s the Night

Nick Lowe – Cruel to be Kind

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The Buggles

On Saturday, August 1, 1981, at 12:01 a.m., MTV launched with the words “Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll.”

In keeping with tradition, Vintage MTV presents the first video ever to air on MTV!

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