Remember when MTV was a thing? When they weren’t sneaking into their parent’s HBO and Cinemax channels to watch R-rated movies, millions of bored suburban Gen Xers turned to Music Television to keep them entertained. MTV played its first music videos on Aug. 1, 1981, beginning with “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles, and the creative arms race of a whole new genre took off. We’re still scratching our heads at “Land of Confusion” by Genesis.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2014/12/23/Music-Video-Cars