Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely 80s

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When a fledgling music video channel debuted on cable television in the 1980s, Nina Blackwood became one of a select few faces the world associated with the revolutionary station, MTV. Blackwood’s experience as an original VJ (video jockey) for MTV makes her an ideal host of The 80s Cruise where she’ll share her expertise on and love for the music and Artists of this great decade with fellow passengers.

Blackwood studied piano and orchestral harp from the age of five and has herself performed as a musician. She also trained as an actor at the Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles and secured some modeling work and appearances on television series and movies early in her career. More recently, Blackwood has done music commentary on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC and hosted her own “Rock Report” on Entertainment Tonight. In 2013, she and fellow MTV VJs collaborated with Rolling Stone contributing editor Gavin Edwards on “VJ-The Unplugged Adventures of MTV’s First Wave.” The book tells the story of MTV’s early years and hit the New York Times bestseller list in May 2013.  Beyond the music scene, Blackwood is a dedicated animal lover with several parrots, cats and an Alaskan Malamute.

Nina Blackwood’s Absolutely 80s is Sundays Noon- 3pm that transports its audience back to the 1980s.  No one knows the ’80s like original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood. She helped set the musical tastes and trends that are being celebrated today. Now you can treat your listeners to her expertise and enthusiasm.

The show’s features, such as The ’80s Game, When Did That Happen, The Rock Vault, The One Hit Wonder and The Total Recall Top 5, satisfy the audience’s curiosity for trivia about ’80s memories, styles and events.

 

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Bad English - When I See You Smile
Bad English's official music video for 'When I See You Smile'. Click to listen to Bad English on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/BadEnglishSpotify?IQid=BadESYS A...
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Paul LeSage I forgot about John Waite...nice link Andy Finkelstein
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Patricia Erickson I love you John Waite!
Allyson Shelly I love John Waite!!!
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Van Halen - Can't Stop Lovin' You
Van Halen - Can´t stop lovin ´you legendado Pt - Engl
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Asia - Don't Cry [HQ]
Music video for Don't Cry by Asia from their 1983 album Alpha in high quality.
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Quarterflash - Take Me To Heart (1983 Music Video) - YouTube
(c) 1983 The David Geffen Co. Words and music by Marv Ross. The song charted at #14 on Billboard's Top Pop Chart, #6 Rock and #28 AC in the summer of 1983 ...
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Michael Miller Saw them in the Spokane coliseum not long after that
Jason Bennion I always liked these guys... whatever happened to them?
Theresa Mahar Jason, they are still together. They play local events in the Portland, Oregon area.
Matthew C. Clark Marv & Rindy Ross are still together!!!!
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Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
Taylor Dayne's official music video for 'Tell It To My Heart'. Click to listen to Taylor Dayne on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/TaylorDayneSpotify?IQid=TaylorD...
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