Music Videos

Lisa

Don't get Chewed!
MTS Alumni
Joined
Jul 22, 2004
Messages
13,582
Reaction score
94
Location
a happy place
A friend sent me this link... a cute little quiz about your knowledge of Music Videos. I got 6/10.

Also, what was the first music video you ever remember seeing? Mine was Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers "Refugee". It was basically Tom and his band standing around singing to the camera while the camera moved around. Really lame compared to today's videos :D

http://www.channelone.com/music/2004/10/14/music_videos/
 

The Kai

Master of Arts
Joined
Apr 15, 2004
Messages
1,925
Reaction score
33
How about the 1st Video I ever saw was "Video killed the radio star" by the Buggles.
Quite fitting
 

Bammx2

2nd Black Belt
Joined
Apr 11, 2004
Messages
786
Reaction score
18
Location
London England
My first "video" was It's Only Rock and Roll by the Rolling Stones....

way back when Brian Jones was still in the band!

Oh yea..........9/10.
jessica simpson makes me wanna puke!
so I missed that one!
 

Gin-Gin

Senior Master
MTS Alumni
Joined
Oct 25, 2002
Messages
2,496
Reaction score
6
Location
Austin, TX, USA
Although I've seen lots of "videos" of rock artists (before MTV existed), I guess the first official video I remember seeing on MTV was "Cuts like a Knife" by Bryan Adams; I was at a friend's house & it was a few months before my family got cable (early 1982). I guess that's why I'll never forget seeing Bryan Adams playing that guitar in the empty swimming pool! :lol:
 

KenpoTess

Sr. Grandmaster
MTS Alumni
Joined
Apr 16, 2002
Messages
10,329
Reaction score
45
Location
Somewhere Wild,Wonderful and Wicked
oh good grief.. My poor old brain can't possibly remember the first one I ever saw... I have never been 'into' music videos.. prolly cuz when I actually see the performer.. I get disillusioned ;)
 

lonecoyote

Brown Belt
Joined
May 13, 2004
Messages
413
Reaction score
10
Cool! 9/10. I think the first video that made an impression was Devo's Whip It! Whip it good!
 
OP
Lisa

Lisa

Don't get Chewed!
MTS Alumni
Joined
Jul 22, 2004
Messages
13,582
Reaction score
94
Location
a happy place
lonecoyote said:
Cool! 9/10. I think the first video that made an impression was Devo's Whip It! Whip it good!
LOL! I haven't thought of that song is so long! Thanks, now I will be singing it all afternoon :D
 

MA-Caver

Sr. Grandmaster
MT Mentor
Joined
Aug 21, 2003
Messages
14,960
Reaction score
307
Location
Chattanooga, TN
6/10 was my score... I haven't watch M-tee-vee in a long LONG time. Videos have gotten... :idunno: too weird.

My FIRST music video(s) was the film: "Hard Days Night" by the Beatles. Then Help!, Yellow Submarine and once and only once... :Magicial Mystery Tour". THAT my friends is hard to find now-a-days.

First MTV vid I remember was probably Brian Adams' "Gonna Make You Mine."
 

The Kai

Master of Arts
Joined
Apr 15, 2004
Messages
1,925
Reaction score
33
lonecoyote said:
Cool! 9/10. I think the first video that made an impression was Devo's Whip It! Whip it good!
I always got a kick out of "Satisfaction" by Devo and also "Freedom of Choice". The de-evolution of Man
 
K

Kempogeek

Guest
Growing up I remember seeing "The Monkees" on Saturday mornings. So that would have to be my first encounter with music videos. I didn't get MTV until 1985 when my neighborhood finally got cable.......I agree with you Bammx2 about J. Simpson. Whoever told her that she could sing. Unfortunately at work her remake of "Take My Breath Away" come on and have to go in the bathroom to puke. :cool: Her voice is like fingernails on a blackboard.....MACaver, MMT is available on DVD from Amazon.com but it's not recommended according to the reviews from customers. BTW, I got 10/10 even the J. Simpson question which scares the living daylights out of me. Took a wild guess on that one. Best regards, Steve
 

Bammx2

2nd Black Belt
Joined
Apr 11, 2004
Messages
786
Reaction score
18
Location
London England
[/QUOTE] Her voice is like fingernails on a blackboard
icon10.gif



I had no idea she butchered Berlin!
She doesn't have HALF the talent of Terri Nunn and NONE of the looks!

ACK!
 

Dronak

Black Belt
Founding Member
Joined
Oct 25, 2001
Messages
646
Reaction score
15
Location
College Park, MD, USA
I ended up with 5/10 which isn't exactly horrible considering I was guessing on a lot of them. I was only pretty sure on 2 or 3, and missed a couple I had narrowed down to 50/50.
 

Kenpo Mama

3rd Black Belt
Joined
Jul 23, 2003
Messages
919
Reaction score
4
Location
Long Island
Hey I got 6/10 too Lisa!!! And i'm right up there with you Kai, the first video i saw was "Video Killed the Radio Star"!!!!! Wow! Guess i'm really dating myself now!!!

Donna :ultracool
 

MA-Caver

Sr. Grandmaster
MT Mentor
Joined
Aug 21, 2003
Messages
14,960
Reaction score
307
Location
Chattanooga, TN
Kempogeek said:
Growing up I remember seeing "The Monkees" on Saturday mornings. So that would have to be my first encounter with music videos. I didn't get MTV until 1985 when my neighborhood finally got cable.......I agree with you Bammx2 about J. Simpson. Whoever told her that she could sing. Unfortunately at work her remake of "Take My Breath Away" come on and have to go in the bathroom to puke. :cool: Her voice is like fingernails on a blackboard.....MACaver, MMT is available on DVD from Amazon.com but it's not recommended according to the reviews from customers. BTW, I got 10/10 even the J. Simpson question which scares the living daylights out of me. Took a wild guess on that one. Best regards, Steve
True MMT was NOT their best effort cinematically. But then when you're part of the psychodelic LSD crowd you aim to please. Unfortunately for them (probably fortunately for us) they only managed to please aurally not visually.

Ah, thank you. The Americanized attempt at the Beatles was a very noble effort indeed. The (hey hey we're the ..) Monkees. Led by madman Mikey Dolenz who turned out more creative genus than the producers thought the band would. But there was also (when I was a keed) this other Saturday Morning band ... anyone else (old enough) to remember these guys? heh heh
 

Attachments

  • $bannawobblerslg.jpe
    31.5 KB · Views: 125

Bammx2

2nd Black Belt
Joined
Apr 11, 2004
Messages
786
Reaction score
18
Location
London England
HA!!!

The Bananna Splitz!!!!
I learned to tell time cause of them!
Oh God.....strike that last remark:erg:
 

pete

Master Black Belt
Joined
Aug 31, 2003
Messages
1,003
Reaction score
31
Location
Long Island, New York
Nalia said:
what was the first music video you ever remember seeing? Mine was Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers "Refugee". It was basically Tom and his band standing around singing to the camera while the camera moved around. Really lame compared to today's videos
Somewhere, somehow, somebody must have kicked you around some. Who knows, maybe you were kidnapped, tied-up, taken away, and held for ransom... huh, lame?

btw, i must be getting old and mellow. i used to hate hearing great tunes used for product endorsements. like clapton doing 'after midnight' for beer and them using 'revolution' for something or other. then neil young blasted all of them for 'selling out' with "this notes for you" (anyone remember that one)...

but i gotta say, i love hearing "the weight" by the band for all those tv commercials lately... i'm waiting for the outback or applebees to pick up 'alice's restaurant' next...

pete.
 

Chronuss

Senior Master
Joined
Jun 21, 2002
Messages
4,647
Reaction score
12
Location
Charles Town, WV
MACaver said:
I haven't watch M-tee-vee in a long LONG time. Videos have gotten... :idunno: too weird.
isn't because they've gotten too wierd...it's because MTV doesn't really play music videos anymore...unless you're awake between two and six am...then they do the insomniac thing and play rock videos for hours.
 

bignick

Senior Master
MTS Alumni
Joined
Jul 30, 2004
Messages
2,892
Reaction score
37
Location
Twin Cities
the music video that inspired my to learn the guitar was "November Rain" by Guns 'n' Roses...

Slash in the middle of nowhere ripping off that solo...nevermind that musical tastes don't really runs toward that music....but it was a cool image
 

michaeledward

Grandmaster
Joined
Mar 1, 2003
Messages
6,063
Reaction score
82
8 for 10 .... I got lucky on a lot of guesses. I know nothing of music videos for the last 12 or 13 years.

I remember staying up to watch 'Friday Night Videos'. As I recall, it showed an hours worth of videos late at night, before the MTV era. We only had the 'BASIC' cable growing up, so even after MTV was out, I still couldn't see it for a few years.

I certainly don't remember what video was the first I saw ... but those Duran Duran videos were memorable at the time. I didn't like Duran Duran, but the images from their videos were memorable.
 

Latest Discussions

Top