JamBase 2012 Book Guide for Music Lovers

JamBase 2012 Book Guid for Music Nerds
<< I Want My MTV by Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks >>
Remember When All You Wanted Was Your MTV?

It was a pretty radical idea-a channel for teenagers, showing nothing but music videos. It was such a radical idea that almost no one thought it would actually succeed, much less become a force in the worlds of music, television, film, fashion, sports, and even politics. But it did work. MTV became more than anyone had ever imagined.

I Want My MTV tells the story of the first decade of MTV, the golden era when MTV's programming was all videos, all the time, and kids watched religiously to see their favorite bands, learn about new music, and have something to talk about at parties. From its start in 1981 with a small cache of videos by mostly unknown British new wave acts to the launch of the reality-television craze withThe Real World in 1992, MTV grew into a tastemaker, a career maker, and a mammoth business. 
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