A music video birthday blog.

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Christine McVie

Happy birthday to Christine McVie, born this day in 1943! Here she is playing "You Make Loving Fun" with Fleetwood Mac in 1977.

Paul Foster

Happy birthday to Paul Foster, born this day in 1920! Here he is singing "I'm a Pilgrim" with the Soul Stirrers in 1964.

Tim Gane

Happy birthday to Tim Gane, born this day in 1964! Here he is in Stereolab's 1993 video for "John Cage Bubblegum."

Friday, July 11, 2008

Suzanne Vega

Happy birthday to Suzanne Vega, born this day in 1959! Here's her 1986 video for "Luka."

Peter Murphy

Happy birthday to Peter Murphy, born this day in 1957! Here's Bauhaus's video for "Kick in the Eye," circa 1982.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Neil Tennant

Happy birthday to Neil Tennant, born this day in 1954! Here he is singing "Shameless" with Pet Shop Boys, circa 1999.

Dave Smalley

Happy birthday to Dave Smalley, born this day in 1949! Here he is playing "Tonight" with the Raspberries sometime in the early '70s.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Jack White

Happy birthday to Jack White, born this day in 1975! Here he is playing "You're Pretty Good Looking" and "Hello Operator" with the White Stripes.

Debbie Sledge

Happy birthday to Debbie Sledge, born this day in 1954! Here she is lip-synching "Lost In Music" with Sister Sledge in 1980.

Kate Garner

Happy birthday to Kate Garner, born this day in 1953! Here she is singing "Shiny Shiny" with Haysi Fantayzee in the early '80s.

Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Louis Jordan

Happy birthday to the late Louis Jordan, born this day in 1908! Here he is playing "Buzz Me Baby" in 1945.

Monday, July 7, 2008


Happy birthday to Beck, born this day in 1970! Here he is playing "Lonesome Whistle" on TV in 2002.

Ringo Starr

Happy birthday to Ringo Starr, born this day in 1940! Here he is in 1968, playing "Revolution" with the Beatles.

Clive Jackson

Happy birthday to Clive Jackson, born this day in 1961! Here he is sometime in the late '80s, singing "Waterloo" with Doctor & the Medics. It's almost as if he doesn't take Eurovision seriously!

Sunday, July 6, 2008

Della Reese

Happy birthday to Della Reese, born this day in 1931! Here she is singing "Lonelyville" in 1958... on somebody's TV screen. Well, that's one way to make a video.

Gene Chandler

Happy birthday to Gene Chandler, born this day in 1937! Here he is singing "Nothing Can Stop Me" in the mid-'60s.