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Tracking the music video from MTV to the internet, Sound and Vision tells the story of how a one-time marketing tool became a powerful mediator between artist and audience, and illuminates the music video's role in the popular music of today.
Aired: 11/22/16Video has closed captioning.
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“Sound and Vision” follows the rise of MTV and how video overhauled the industry.
“I Am My Music” explores how formats, from the LP to mp3s, have shaped our musical lives.
At launch, black artists found themselves excluded from MTV.
Steven Van Zandt traces the birth of the single and the LP.