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Segarini: Happy Anniversary MuchMusic

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , on August 31, 2012 by segarini

August 31st, 1984 saw the launch of Much Music in Canada. Unlike MTV, which had launched 3 years earlier, Much was a hotbed of innovation, creativity, and rebellious youth. We were not just the “Nation’s Music Station”, we were a frigate in a sea of uncharted waters, captained by a wide-grinned Rapscallion, manned by a rag-tag crew of slightly bent Orphans, Rakes, and Rowdies, and carrying a cargo of mousse-haired, shoulder-padded Dreamers armed with guitars, drums, and confidence. We were a Skid Row Noah’s Ark with a Penthouse view, and enough beer, blow, and bluster to build an Empire. It was the 1984…no one knew where their kids were….


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