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What Was MTV’s 120 Minutes?

What Was MTV’s 120 Minutes?

MTV itself launched in 1981 as a 24-hour channel dedicated to music videos. MTV soon began branching out into news and specialty shows. In 1986, MTV launched 120 Minutes, a show focusing on more cutting-edge or “alternative” music. This meant bands like Husker Du, the Replacements, Jeff Buckley, Sonic Youth, Belly, and New Order instead…

The 27 Club

The 27 Club

It’s the club no one wants to join – and there are more folks on the list than you might realize.