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The 120 Minutes Archive

The 120 Minutes Archive

The independent, critically acclaimed, definitive library of music video nostalgia. With hundreds of volunteer contributors like you, we assembled an archive of music videos from the entire history of MTV’s 120 Minutes. This project captures and revisits 27 years of Music Television—this is the soundtrack of our lives.

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Jim Shearer Q&A

Jim Shearer (photo by tylerc.com)

The realest and most legit former MTV VJ this side of anywhere, Jim Shearer, took time in 2007 to sit down with The 120 Minutes Archive and answer questions straight from our contributors. Inside this compilation of his answers, you’ll find out what he had to say about a number of topics related to music and MTV.

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Exit Interview

After 17 years of operation, the cult-classic music-video series, 120 Minutes, closed up shop for good. For the final episode, MTV2 brought back former hosts Dave Kendall and Matt Pinfield. After the cameras were turned off, Jim Shearer corralled Dave and Matt and talked with them about the legacy they left behind.

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