I was a toddler when the year 1980 began. I was also fortunate to have cable at home. So, most of my childhood was being babysat by a television. During my adolescent years, I would watch after school cartoons and Music Television(MTV). Rock and pop video were the rage on television with wild hair bands and colorful outfits. It got to the point where I would go to school and see kids already sporting outfits they saw on a video. MTV had a powerful impact on the 80s generation. So, It is surprising to view documentaries about popular topic. For example, Michael Jackson being the first Black artist to appear on MTV, YO MTV Rap was only suppose to be one season but became bigger than they could imagine. These events made powerful strides in the music to the viewing public that can still be influential today.
But, here is a pop mix that will give you a sample of what I am talking about: