A music video birthday blog.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Minnie Riperton

Happy birthday to the late Minnie Riperton, born this day in 1947! Here she is singing "Inside My Love" in 1975.

Bonnie Bramlett

Happy birthday to Bonnie Bramlett, born this day in 1944! Here she is singing "When the Battle is Over" with Delaney and Bonnie in 1969.

Friday, November 7, 2008

Joni Mitchell

Happy birthday to Joni Mitchell, born this day in 1943! Here she is performing "California" on TV in 1970.

Thursday, November 6, 2008

P.J. Proby

Happy birthday to P.J. Proby, born this day in 1938! Here he is singing (the Lennon/McCartney song) "That Means a Lot" in, I think, 1966.

George Young

Happy birthday to George Young, born this day in 1947! Here's Flash and the Pan's 1977 video for "Hey St. Peter."

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Etta Moten

Happy birthday to the late Etta Moten, born this day in 1901! Here she is singing "Remember My Forgotten Man" in 1933, with Joan Blondell--Etta comes in at the 2:20 mark.

Gram Parsons

Happy birthday to the late Gram Parsons, born this day in 1946! Here he is singing "Big Mouth Blues" with Emmylou Harris, live in 1973.

Roy Rogers

Happy birthday to the late Roy Rogers, born this day in 1911! Here he is singing "It's Home Sweet Home to Me" in 1939.

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Willem Breuker

Happy birthday to Willem Breuker, born this day in 1944! Here he is playing "Mandelay Song" with the Willem Breuker Kollektief in 2005.

Scherrie Payne

Happy birthday to Scherrie Payne, born this day in 1944! Here she is singing "All I Want" with the Supremes in 1975.

Monday, November 3, 2008


Happy birthday to Lulu, born this day in 1948! Here's her 1974 video for "The Man Who Sold the World"--with David Bowie on saxophone...

Adam Ant

Happy birthday to Adam Ant, born this day in 1954! Here's Adam & the Ants' 1982 video for "Goody Two Shoes."

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Brian Poole

Happy birthday to Brian Poole, born this day in 1941! Here he is singing "Uncle Willie" with the Tremeloes in 1965.

k.d. lang

Happy birthday to k.d. lang, born this day in 1961! Here she is singing "Don't Be a Lemming Polka" on TV in 1986.

Ultra Naté

Happy birthday to Ultra Naté, born this day in 1968! Here's her 1989 video for "It's Over Now."