A music video birthday blog.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Earl Palmer

Happy birthday to Earl Palmer, born this day in 1924! Here he is playing "I'm Walkin'" on a relatively recent instructional video.

Richard Lloyd

Happy birthday to Richard Lloyd, born this day in 1951! Here he is playing "Foxhole" with Television in 1978.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Santo Farina

Happy birthday to Santo Farina, born this day in 1937! Here he is playing "Sleep Walk" with Santo & Johnny in 1959.

Debbie Googe

Happy birthday to Debbie Googe, born this day in 1962! Here's My Bloody Valentine's 1989ish video for "You Made Me Realise."

Thursday, October 23, 2008

"Weird Al" Yankovic

Happy birthday to "Weird Al" Yankovic, born this day in 1959! Here's the video for his his mid-'90s masterpiece, "Bob."

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Bobby Fuller

Happy birthday to the late Bobby Fuller, born this day in 1943! Here he is with the Bobby Fuller Four playing "Let Her Dance" and "Another Sad and Lonely Night" on TV in the mid-'60s.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Steve Cropper

Happy birthday to Steve Cropper, born this day in 1941! Here he is playing "Green Onions" with Booker T. & the MGs in the mid-'60s.

Julian Cope

Happy birthday to Julian Cope, born this day in 1957! Here he is in the Teardrop Explodes' 1981 video for "Treason."

Rose McDowell

Happy birthday to Rose McDowell, born this day in 1959! Here's Strawberry Switchblade's 1985 video for their cover of Dolly Parton's "Jolene."

Monday, October 20, 2008

Wanda Jackson

Happy birthday to Wanda Jackson, born this day in 1937! Here she is singing "Sparklin' Brown Eyes" on Jubilee USA in the late '50s.

Norman Blake

Happy birthday to Norman Blake, born this day in 1965! Here he is with James McNew in 2008, covering the Bevis Frond's "He'd Be a Diamond."

Sunday, October 19, 2008


Happy birthday to Sinitta, born this day in 1966! Here's her 1988 video for "Cross My Broken Heart."

George McCrae

Happy birthday to George McCrae, born this day in 1944! Here he is singing "Rock Your Baby" in 1975.

Peter Tosh

Happy birthday to the late Peter Tosh, born this day in 1944! Here he is singing "Walk and Don't Look Back" with Mick Jagger in 1978.