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Archive for September 21st, 2010

21st September
2010
written by Ray Schuck

A now-classic song offering reflections on pop music in the MTV age, Dire Straits’ “Money For Nothing” would, as the video itself foreshadows in parodying fashion, make it to heavy rotation on radio and on MTV.  Indeed, in what may be a testament to postmodernism, it ended up the year as MTV’s number 1 video on the network’s top 100 videos of 1985 countdown.  The song, which featured Sting’s memorable “I Want My MTV” backing vocal, also became Dire Straits’ only number 1 hit on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, reaching the top for a three-week reign 25 years ago today.

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21st September
2010
written by Marc Majers

Watch Rock N’ Roll TV with your host Share Ross for your dose of current rock news. MTV News with Kurt Loder was where you used to get the scoop, but Reality TV domination has led to the creation of this online music news outlet.

http://rocknrolltv.mevio.com/

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