Y‘know what song holds up well? Dire Straits’ Money for Nothing. You realize the song is frickin’ 22 years old? We got to move these refrigerators. We got to move these color TVs.

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  1. “You play the guitar on the MTV”
    Back then being on MTV actually meant something……

    (still looking for a solution to managing my videos)

  2. It was actually “colour TVs”. Dire Straits was a British Rock Band…


  3. One of the first music videos I remember seeing on MTV…back when the “M” stood for “Music” and they actually played full music videos…

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