August 1, 1981, history was made when MTV, the first 24-hour video music channel made it’s way onto our television sets the music video was born. The first video ever played on the network was  “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles.

Cyndy Drue sat down with Geoff Downes of the Buggles to talk about that very moment.


Grew up on a farm outside Philly. On the air in Philadelphia rock radio since 1977 at Wizzard 100, WYSP 1978-1982, WMMR my dream station 1983-1996. TV show on KYW 1979-1981. Street Beat on WMMR 1986-96. Won a Grammy, wrote a book about my painter relative, interviewed countless rock stars, acted in many films made in Philly, continuous voice acting, and a photography company. On air at 102.9 MGK since 2005. Saturdays 11am-4pm.