Category Archives: Music Videos

February 25

T. Rex – Children Of The Revolution (music video)

“Children of The Revolution” is a T. Rex single released in September 1972. It reached number 2 on the UK charts. Watch Marc Bolan ham it up in this music video for the song. Advertisements

November 11

The Beatles – Revolution (music video)

The Beatles 1 Video Collection is out now, and they’ve posted some of the videos on YouTube for us to enjoy. This is the┬áMichael Lindsay-Hogg directed video for the single version of “Revolution.” If you’re like me, you’ve seen a short clip or two from this video, but never the whole thing before. Here it […]

November 06

Pharoahe Monch – Broken Again (music video)

Pharoahe Monch has been a top tier emcee for over twenty years now. He’s practically “vocally unmatched,” and he’s been that way since he was with Organized Konfusion. Listen to a track like “Bring It On” to hear what I mean. And he’s killing it today as much as he was back then – more […]

November 04

Big Grams – Fell In The Sun (music video)

Have you heard of Big Grams? It’s a hip hop/electronic rock super group – Big Boi and Phantogram mixed together. Big Boi is from the legendary Outkast, and Phantogram is a popular electronic rock group. They first worked together on Big Boi’s┬áVicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors album, on the track “CPU”. It worked well enough […]

October 20

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Here Comes My Girl (music video)

“Here Comes My Girl” is the third single from Tom Petty’s 1979 album Damn The Torpedoes. If you were exposed to early MTV, you’ll remember the video. Damn The Torpedoes turned 36 yesterday. It was the first album from the man and the band to break the Top 10, and Rolling Stone considers it one […]

September 29

David Bowie – Life On Mars? (music video)

With NASA’s announcement about water on Mars, David Bowie’s “Life On Mars?” comes to mind. “Life On Mars?” is a single from Bowie’s 1973 classic album Hunky Dory. Rick Wakeman from Yes guests on piano. It’s an odd but beautiful little song, with an early video of Bowie lipsyncing the lyrics. The video is directed […]

August 25

Squeeze – Tempted (music video)

“Tempted” and “Black Coffee In Bed” are two Squeeze songs that loom large in my memories of early MTV. Both videos, as I remember, got a lot of airplay. I loved them both, and still do. “Tempted” is one of the rare occasions where Paul Carrack, the keyboardist, sang lead – or at least, shared […]