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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

VH1 Classic

VH1 Classic
-TV network launched on May 8, 2000
-Part of MTV Networks
-Primarily features concert footage from 1970s through the mid 1990s and on. Also features music video blocks such as Metal Mania dedicated to metal bands from all over the world and from various decades, etc
-This channel is a sister to regular VH1
-Also has shows like Classic Albums, Behind the Music, Rock and Roll Picture Show, Pop Up Video, I Love the 80s, That Metal Show

VH1 Shows

That Metal Show
-Host Eddie Trunk does That Metal Show, which is an hour long, focused on heavy metal, both classic and current. Guest starts include Lita Ford, Geddy Lee of Rush, Alex Lifeson, Geoff Tate, Peter Criss of KISS fame, Yngwie Malmstein

Video Compilation Shows

VH1 Classic 120 Minutes

Totally 80s
-Broadcasts music videos from the 1980s, such as Hot Legs by Rod Stewart, Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones, etc.

Metal Mania
-Classic hard rock and metal videos from 1970s-1990s

All Time Top Ten
-Ranked in order of videos focused on a single artist or theme

Pop Up Videos
-Includes pop up bubbles with info you never knew.
  1. Examples include in the video for the song Love is Strong by The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger was 3'' shorter than his 2nd wife Jerry Hall or in the video for the song Start Me Up by The Rolling Stones, Charlie Watts was previously in advertising/graphic design before becoming a musician, Bill Wyman was a member of the Royal Air Force before going into music
Every Breath You Take: The Police

Undercover of the Night: The Rolling Stones

The Spice Girls. According to the Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger, these girls are England's Newest 90s hitmakers.

Hot for Teacher: Van Halen

Documentaries, Film Series

Classic Albums
-Tells the story behind the making of some of the greatest albums in music through the artists and producers.
-Some of the artists include Led Zeppelin, The Who, Phil Collins, Pink Floyd, Judas Priest, Elton John, Motorhead, Rush, Metallica, Def Leppard

Rock Docs
-Music documentaries, such as Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones, or Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon

Rock and Roll Picture Show
-Most of the movies have some musical theme. Such as Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Shine a Light, Let's Spend the Night Together, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, etc.

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