Happy 30th Birthday, MTV!: The First 10 Music Videos Ever Played On MTV (page 9)

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9. “Take It On The Run”-[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]REO Speedwagon[/lastfm]

MTV wasn’t just a great idea in general, it was an amazing way of bringing live concerts to the people.

The ninth video to ever play on MTV, REO Speedwagon’s “Take It On The Run” shows up-close-and-personal just what stellar musicians everyone in the group was.

And the sparkles.

Would you be able to see the sparkles on Gary Richrath’s shirt during his amazing guitar solo if you weren’t watching him up close on MTV? Probably not.

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