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Old 21-06-2013, 23:06
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When I say old videos, they don't have to be ancient, but those that really stand out for you.

To start off, here's the lovely Adam Ant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27Tj...e_gdata_player

And the Madonna classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79fzeNUqQbQ
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Old 21-06-2013, 23:24
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My Baby Just Cares For Me............Nina Simone

Although the song is older I think this is an 80s video...........the clay modelling is terrific............

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYSbUOoq4Vg
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Old 21-06-2013, 23:32
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'Pretty Vacant' by The Pistols...still moves me even now!
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Old 21-06-2013, 23:36
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My Baby Just Cares For Me............Nina Simone

Although the song is older I think this is an 80s video...........the clay modelling is terrific............

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYSbUOoq4Vg
Love that song and video,forgot all about it!
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Old 21-06-2013, 23:40
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Beautiful South-A Little Time
https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=H6ZSb5F60R8
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Old 21-06-2013, 23:43
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Talking Heads Road To Nowhere
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPQcnjlwtE4
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Old 21-06-2013, 23:55
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Sister Rosetta Tharpe (check out the guitar solo halfway through )

Aretha Franklin (being awesome in 1968 )
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Old 21-06-2013, 23:58
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Roxy Music - Avalon

It's just so.....lush
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Old 22-06-2013, 00:24
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Rain - The Beatles starring Macca's chipped front tooth

Let's Go To Bed - The Cure Hard to choose just one Cure vid, but plumped for this one 'cos of Lol's fantastic dance moves.
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Old 22-06-2013, 00:46
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'Pretty Vacant' by The Pistols...still moves me even now!
Great song, but pretty forgettable video. I prefer this little known John Lydon project from the 80's:
http://vimeo.com/39708969

Another good video from the same period is this:

Art of Noise - Close to the Edit

And a good video from 1990 set on top of the WTC, listen to the first 2 lines spooky or what?

Depeche Mode - Enjoy the Silence
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Old 22-06-2013, 00:52
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As a kid I liked The Source & Candi Statton 'you got the love' video with all the different faces morphing into each other. Of course by today's standards the 'special effects' are almost laughable, but I still actually quite like it! Also liked Peter Gabriel's 'Sledge Hammer' video.
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Old 22-06-2013, 03:30
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Roger Sanchez - Another Chance....it is the video with the woman carrying around a huge heart with her on the bus, etc which gradually shrinks
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Old 22-06-2013, 08:57
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No links as I cant be bothered.

Fleetwood Mac - Big love
Men without Hats - Safety Dance
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Old 22-06-2013, 09:00
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Every MJ music video.
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Old 22-06-2013, 09:09
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Rockit - Herbie Hancock

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Old 22-06-2013, 09:41
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Til Tuesday - Voices Carry best video involving spousal abuse?
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Old 22-06-2013, 12:04
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I'm enjoying looking at these

Here's one of my favourites, Chistopher Walken: with Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCDIYvFmgW8

He's even got Simon Cowell's high-waisted trousers
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Old 22-06-2013, 16:01
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Great song, but pretty forgettable video. I prefer this little known John Lydon project from the 80's:
http://vimeo.com/39708969

Quality can be measured different ways and production standards in the 80s for example produced many great videos - some of which are listed here. And I'm great fan of Mr Lydon and PiL.

But the impact of the Pretty Vacant video cannot be overestimated. I doubt if there is any artist who could make the same impact today as The Pistols did by just being themselves in that video.
Remember the 70s was not as video immersed we we are nowadays. When that video appeared on TOTP and the power and the look...Sid Vicious and Johnny Rotten staring in that nihilistic manner.

Forgettable is the one thing it is not.
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Old 22-06-2013, 16:29
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All of Madonna's 80s videos - especially Open Your Heart and Like A Prayer.

Sledgehammer/Big Time/Don't Give Up by Peter Gabriel (and Kate Bush)

Heart/It's A Sin/Always On My Mind by PSB

Enjoy The Silence/Personal Jesus by Depeche Mode

These are just a few videos I love, there's tons more but listing them all would take me a month of Sundays!
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Old 22-06-2013, 16:54
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Meatloaf - anything for love... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9X_ViIPA-Gc
I'm sure many people will disagree, but I love both the song & the video.
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Old 22-06-2013, 17:00
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Pink Floyd - Arnold Layne:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tA73k88NU-s
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Old 22-06-2013, 17:05
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Bruce Springsteen's I'm on Fire - I was 13, and I'd never felt those sorts of stirrings before, haha!

http://youtu.be/lrpXArn3hII
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Old 22-06-2013, 17:45
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Vienna (Ultravox)

Take On Me (Aha)

Rough Boy (ZZ Top)

Let's Dance (Bowie)
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Old 22-06-2013, 18:54
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Here are five old videos from the 1980s that I thought were brilliantly entertaining which you never see played on Music Video channels:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwVqOs3Aess
David Bowie - Underground

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ygiKIxdfFgM
Arcadia (Duran Duran offshoot) - The Flame

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTUcoR8_pyE
Kate Bush - Experiment IV

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NXkM8PsPXs
Talking Heads - Wild Wild Life

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqZpPDc-k-M
Grace Jones - I'm Not Perfect
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Old 22-06-2013, 19:46
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When I say old videos, they don't have to be ancient, but those that really stand out for you.

To start off, here's the lovely Adam Ant

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27Tj...e_gdata_player
That must have been a special TV performance of that song as the only video of that song that I'm familiar with is this one

http://youtu.be/o41A91X5pns

Although the video you posted did remind me of this George Harrison video from 1987 - Got My Mind Set On You

http://youtu.be/6GdeU0ww4zY
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