WMAQ Channel 5 - Rock World (Part 1, 1980)

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Here's Part 1 of a complete edition of Rock World, a weekly pre-MTV music video show that aired on WMAQ Channel 5 (simulcast on WXRT 93 FM). Includes:

WMAQ Channel 5 Animated Station ID with promo for Beulah Land on Tuesday, October 7th (voiceover by ??)

Opening titles (featuring clips of Blondie, The Cars, The Boomtown Rats and X-Ray Spex (whose lead singer, Poly Styrene, sadly passed away on April 25th 2011), Supercharge, The Movies, Ben Sidran and Kevin Coyne) and sponsor billboard (brought to you by Murjani International, makers of GV Junior Jeans)

Theme music: "Rockworld" by Riot.

Show voiceover by Joey Ryan, famous Detroit radio and TV personality known as "Mr. Boogie" who died on Wednesday, June 23rd 2010 at age 62.

Commercial: GV Jeans with Hot Pockets by Murjani (featuring Debbie Harry) (voiceover by ??)

Commercial: Brim Decaffeinated Coffee - "Fill Your Cup to the Rim with the Rich Taste of Brim" (ending voiceover by ??)

Commercial: WMET 95 1/2 FM - "Rocktober" (voiceover by ?? - sounds similar to Scott Muni) (music: "Baba O'Riley" by The Who)

Commercial: Connie Shoes - at Harlem Irving Plaza, Hawthorn Center, Watertower Place, Woodfield and Yorktown Center (ending voiceover by ??)

This aired on local Chicago TV early Sunday, October 5th 1980.


Date Uploaded: 04/18/2011

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Show voiceover by Joey Ryan, famous Detroit radio and TV personality known as "Mr. Boogie" who died on Wednesday, June 23rd 2010 at age 62.

Commercial: GV Jeans with Hot Pockets by Murjani (featuring Debbie Harry) (voiceover by ??)

Commercial: Brim Decaffeinated Coffee - "Fill Your Cup to the Rim with the Rich Taste of Brim" (ending voiceover by ??)

Commercial: WMET 95 1/2 FM - "Rocktober" (voiceover by ?? - sounds similar to Scott Muni) (music: "Baba O'Riley" by The Who)

Commercial: Connie Shoes - at Harlem Irving Plaza, Hawthorn Center, Watertower Place, Woodfield and Yorktown Center (ending voiceover by ??)

This aired on local Chicago TV early Sunday, October 5th 1980." /> Share

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