Let's take a journey way, way back to August 1st, 1981. It was the dawn of MTV. Music Television. You could actually watch your favorite artists and bands performing songs in an artistic depiction that they (or their record label) felt best represented their songs.
This was a thing. Before there was even a glimmer in the eyes of a group of crazy kids on the Jersey Shore. Even before Teen Mom.And even before 16 & Pregnant! How did we get where we are today? No idea.
Anyway, the first 2 hours of MTV has been posted to YouTube and frankly it's shocking based on the current MTV programming lineup.
Check it out below!