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MTV Celebrates 30 Years – Remembering The Beginning (Blog)

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    Posted on 8/1/2011

    MTV LogoWritten by Mike Arnold
    My wife Sandra and I were married in 1979 and lived in Madison, TN, a suburb of Nashville.  In those days cable television weren’t available in our area, although if it were, we couldn’t afford it anyway.  Heck, we didn’t even have a telephone during most of the first year of our marriage and we definitely didn’t go out to eat.  There were times we would save up $15 or $20 to go to a concert (yes that was the price for two tickets in those days).  Our entertainment mainly consisted of walking to the little league baseball field behind our apartment to watch the kids play (and the parents scream!) or visit friends to play board games and play music.  TV really wasn’t our main source of entertainment and you could tell it by the 13 inch black and white television we owned.

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      Music Discussions – Strange Concert Events (Podcast 1)

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        This is the first Concert Blast podcast.  This show includes Tom’s short review of the Memphis in May Beale Street Music Festival from 2005, Concert Surprises, and a special interview with Concert Promoter, Steven Greil on some of his wild and wacky experiences.  Show highlight discussions include Memphis in May, Cheap Trick, Rod Stewart, Aerosmith, Ozzy Osborne, Black Sabbath, Van Halen, J Geils Band, and more!  This Show was recorded in a booth at Cracker Barrel Restaurant in Nashville, TN.

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