Re: MTV and the music industry
Originally Posted by Yachtzee
I actually think that in the early days, MTV was very instrumental in opening up the country to a broader spectrum of music than we previously had exposure to.... Therefore, they couldn't just stick with one "format" like the radio stations did. I could see Devo, followed by Van Halen, followed by Run-DMC, followed by Madonna.... I don't think I would have ever been exposed to a lot of New Wave, College Music, Rap, or even a lot of Heavy Metal if it had not been for MTV.
I wholeheartedly agree with this. I'm sure I never would have heard of ZZ Top or Run-DMC without Mtv.
Makes all the routine posts.