Toronto Mike


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Great Videos: Sledgehammer

Whenever MuchMusic would count down "all-time best video" lists in the late 80s, Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" would always crack the top five, often finishing first.  It was groundbreaking, that stop action stuff kicked ass. This was one of those videos that was always on high rotation.  They're probably still playing
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Great Videos: A Criminal Mind

When I look back at the early days of MuchMusic, there are certain videos that immediately spring to mind.  One such video is for Gowan's "A Criminal Mind".  But first, let's review where we've been. Michael Jackson's "Thriller"Godley & Creme's "Cry"Cyndi Lauper's "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough"A-Ha's
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Great Videos: Thriller

Today is Halloween.  Since I'm sharing great videos from the hey day of MuchMusic and MTV, I thought this would be an appropriate day to revisit a classic video that scared the bejeezus out of my brother Steve. But first, here's where we've been thus far. Godley & Creme's "Cry"
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Great Videos: Cry

Yep, I'm sharing great videos from back in the day.  Music videos came of age in the 1980s and that's when they first won me over.  If you're just joining us, here's where I've been thus far. A-Ha's "Take On Me"Cyndi Lauper's "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough"Today I'm
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Great Videos: Take On Me

I used to be all about the music video.  Before MuchMusic came down to our level of cable I would watch Toronto Rocks and Video Hits after school.  On weekends, there was the CHUM 30 countdown.  When MuchMusic started delivering videos 24x7, I was in heaven. I rarely see videos
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