A music video birthday blog.

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Chris Stamey

Happy birthday to Chris Stamey, born this day in 1954! Here's the Emily Hubley-directed video for the dBs' "Big Brown Eyes," from 1982.

Willie Hutch

Happy birthday to the late Willie Hutch, born this day in 1944! Here he is singing "Slick" in 1973.

Friday, December 5, 2008

Little Richard

Happy birthday to Little Richard, born this day in 1932! Here he is singing "Bama Lama Bama Loo" sometime in the early '60s, I'd guess.

Ron Regé

Happy birthday to Ron Regé, born this day in 1969! Here he is playing "You Broke My Heart" with Lavender Diamond, live in 2007.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Bob Mosley

Happy birthday to Bob Mosley, born this day in 1942! Here he is playing "Omaha" and "8:05" on TV with Moby Grape in 1967.

Dennis Wilson

Happy birthday to the late Dennis Wilson, born this day in 1944! Here he is singing "Forever" with the Beach Boys, live in 1971.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Ozzy Osbourne

Happy birthday to Ozzy Osbourne, born this day in 1948! Here he is singing "Iron Man" with Black Sabbath live in 1970.

Jaye P. Morgan

Happy birthday to Jaye P. Morgan, born this day in 1931! Here she is singing "Tweedly Dee" in the late '70s--there don't seem to be any actual videos from her rockabilly prime...

Tuesday, December 2, 2008


Happy birthday to Treach, born this day in 1970! Here he is in Naughty By Nature's early-'90s clip for "Hip Hop Hooray."

Monday, December 1, 2008

Bette Midler

Happy birthday to Bette Midler, born this day in 1945! Here she is singing "Married Men" on TV in 1979.

Julee Cruise

Happy birthday to Julee Cruise, born this day in 1956! Here she is singing "Falling" on TV in 1990.

Billy Childish

Happy birthday to Billy Childish, born this day in 1959! Here's Wild Billy Childish and the Buff Medways' 2005-ish video for "Medway Wheelers."

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Stacey Q

Happy birthday to Stacey Q, born this day in 1959! Here's her 1988 video for "Don't Make a Fool of Yourself."

Allan Sherman

Happy birthday to the late Allan Sherman, born this day in 1924! Here he is singing a medley beginning with "Pop Hates the Beatles" with Vic Damone and Dean Martin in 1965.