July 28, 2008
CMT is running the second edition of their 100 Greatest Music Videos list. I don't have the five hours to watch it, but I'm recording it so I can enjoy it in small doses later on.
I'm from the video age, and I discovered most of my favorite artists through CMT, back when it ran videos 24/7. It's hard to believe, but I became an Emmylou Harris fan after seeing her video for “Thanks To You”, which wasn't
exactly a radio hit.
I like videos that are a little off the beaten path, and while I love a big-budget pop video, there's a charm to the way that country videos were creative with their meager resources back then. Here's an example of one of those videos that I thought was cool when I was a kid, and still appreciate today:
What are some of your favorite music videos?