Television, One Nation Under A Drug: Ten Songs About Television. First Distance Public Television Broadcast (From Washington DC to New York City, Displaying The Image of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover). This Day in History, 07/04/1927.

1.  The Disposable Heroes of Hypocrisy ‘Television, One Nation Under A Drug’

(from the album Hypocrisy is the Greatest Luxury, 1992).

2.  The Stooges ‘TV Eye’

(from the album Fun House, 1970).

3.  David Bowie ‘TVC 15’

(from the album Station To Station, 1976).

4.  Dire Straits ‘Money For Nothing’

(from the album Brothers in Arms, 1985).

6.  A-ha ‘The Sun Always Shines on TV’

(from the album Hunting High and Low, 1985).

7.  Bruce Springsteen ’57 Channels (and Nothin’ On)’

(from the album Human Touch, 1992).

8.  The Buggles ‘Video Killed The Radio Star’

(from the album The Age of Plastic, 1980).

9.  Arcade Fire ‘Antichrist Television Blues’

(from the album Neon Bible, 2007).

10. Mansun ‘Television’

(from the album Six, 1998).