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MTV 30th Anniversary: Original VJ Mark Goodman Talks About the Early Days

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of MTV, [pullquote quote=”People did things with MTV just because they were so powerful.” credit=”Mark Goodman”] our friends in Atlanta spoke recently with Mark Goodman, one of the original five VJs on MTV when it launched in 1981. Listen to these interview clips, as Mark tells you what he has in common with [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]William Shatner[/lastfm], what convinced him to leave radio for a job in television, the technology at the time, and why he eventually moved on.

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Next Clip: How it all started for Mark at MTV

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(Photo by Giulio Marcocchi/Getty Images)

Next Clip: Mark talks about the first year, and how they delivered tapes before the era of computers

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Next Clip: Mark talks about why he left MTV

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One of Mark’s Interviews with Madonna

Next Clip: Mark talks about his love of British rock

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Next Clip: Mark talks about the power of MTV in the beginning.

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Next Clip: MTV today and the about the 30th anniversary

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More MTV Videos, History and Interview on dave fm’s MTV 30th Anniversary Section. Click here.

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