A music video birthday blog.

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Petula Clark

Happy birthday to Petula Clark, born this day in 1932! Here she is singing "Si Tu Prenais Le Temps" in the mid-'60s.

Ol' Dirty Bastard

Happy birthday to the late Ol' Dirty Bastard, born this day in 1968! Here's his 1995 video for "Shimmy Shimmy Ya."

Bill Exley

Happy birthday to Bill Exley, born this day in 1939! Here he is performing with the Nihilist Spasm Band on Japanese TV in 1996.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Buckwheat Zydeco

Happy birthday to Buckwheat Zydeco, born this day in 1947! Here he is playing "On a Night Like This" (a Dylan cover!) on Australian TV in 1989.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Timmy Thomas

Happy birthday to Timmy Thomas, born this day in 1944! Here he is performing "Why Can't We Live Together" in the early '70s.

Ernst Reijseger

Happy birthday to Ernst Reijseger, born this day in 1954! Here he is playing with Nana Vasconcelos in 2008.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Charles Gocher

Happy birthday to the late Charles Gocher, born this day in 1952! Here he is singing "Soft Fragile Eggshell Minds" with Sun City Girls sometime around 2000, I'm guessing.

Neil Young

Happy birthday to Neil Young, born this day in 1945! Here he is playing "Sample and Hold" on TV in 1982.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Chris Dreja

Happy birthday to Chris Dreja, born this day in 1945! Here he is playing "Train Kept A-Rollin'" with the Yardbirds in 1968.

Lavern Baker

Happy birthday to the late Lavern Baker, born this day in 1929! Here she is lip-synching "Jim Dandy Got Married" on TV in 1957.

Mose Allison

Happy birthday to Mose Allison, born this day in 1927! Here he is singing "Your Mind Is On Vacation"--not sure when, exactly...

Monday, November 10, 2008

Jacqueline Abbott

Happy birthday to Jacqueline Abbott, born this day in 1973! Here she is singing (the bowdlerized version of) "Don't Marry Her" with the Beautiful South.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Phil May

Happy birthday to Phil May, born this day in 1944! Here he is singing "Midnight to Six Man" with the Pretty Things in 1966.

Big Punisher

Happy birthday to the late Big Punisher, born this day in 1971! Here's his late-'90s video for "Still Not a Player."