I cannot remember which of my sisters was the Billy Squier fan, but one of them must have been, because I know the words to this song and I was not a Billy Squier fan. I imagine that whenever this video was on and my sisters turned up the volume, I rolled my eyes, grabbed whatever toy I was playing with in the living room and moved into the kitchen.
Looking at this video now, I love the low-budget jubilation of the Mtv chorus and how non-serious Squier is about the performance. My favorite part of watching Mtv back in the 1980s was when it looked unpolished, as if we were getting a glimpse into a party that we were not allowed to attend and saw people as they really were.
Latest posts by The Retroist (see all)
- 1984 Pay N Save Coupon Book - September 10, 2017
- Remember when Mickey Mouse decided to commit suicide? - August 30, 2017
- Dukes of Hazzard Boss Hogg Action Figure - August 23, 2017