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Happy 30th Birthday MTV

Happy 30th Birthday MTV

30 years ago today, on August 1, 1981 – MTV made it’s debut on the country’s cable systems.  It was destined to change the face of popular music.  I was a spry ten years old at the time and had the fortune to spend the entirety of my musically formative years as part of the first MTV generation.  I don’t watch much MTV these days (have segued as so many others into the VH1 and/or CMT generation), but it still holds a special place in my life.  So – to celebrate its 30th birthday (just a month after my 40th), I thought I would take a few moments to look back at a few of my favorite MTV memories.

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