I grew up in a small town, and in that small town we had 10 channels, 2 of which were CBS. The only difference in the CBSs was the nightly news: one from Panama City and the other from Dothan. One channel we didn’t have that I really wanted was MTV. Music was a huge part of my childhood as I am sure it was in yours. I wanted to see music videos. I heard of them, but never saw one. We only had music videos on a show called Night Tracks on TBS. As the name suggests, Night Tracks came on television in the middle of the night. It was 12:05 am, technically on Saturday morning, to be exact.
I asked my parents Friday after Friday after Friday; can I please stay up and watch Night Tracks. Side note, I love DVR. Now, back to the topic at hand. I asked over and over, and my parents continually said you’re too young to stay up that late. When you are older, we will let you. I am not sure how old I was. I would guess 7 or 8, probably still too young to stay up past midnight. I’m sure I wore my parents down, but they finally said that I could stay up and watch Night Tracks. I was so excited. I felt so cool. I couldn’t wait to tell my friends that I was able to stay up and watch Night Tracks. I couldn’t wait to tell them all the cool stuff in these music videos.