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MTV Turns 30 Today: Watch The First 10 Mins [VIDEO}

image from On launch day, August 1, 1981, at 12:01 a.m., MTV: Music Television launched with the words "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll."  Only a few thousand people on a single cable system in northern New Jersey could see it. The original MTV theme song followed over a montage of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Then, the music videos started….

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  1. The message of the first song they played is even more relevant to the world of music today… maybe the words can be changed a bit to update… “technology killed the rock and roll star…”.
    No more mystery… it’s killing romance & love, too….

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