Tony Basil-Mickey is now 70

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  1. MutteringJohn

    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    Saw this article on Yahoo about Tony Basil who did one of the original MTV videos. She's now 70 and made no money off Mickey. This video clip tells the story, it was done when she was 65.

    [video=youtube;FE1CE0SXnfk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FE1CE0SXnfk[/video]
     
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    Can't get the video. Says it is disabled.
     
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    Another hot GLIF
     
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    RumBalls The original RumBalls, est. Jan 16, 2012

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    She was 65 in that clip? Looks good
     
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    MutteringJohn Well-Known Member

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    "Mickey" was the original one hit wonder. A massive world wide hit, Toni was never able to come close to that again.
     
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    Still played many days in "step" class.
     
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    IlluminatiJones New Member

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    Yeah, if you didn't write it you aren't going to get paid for it.

    Them's the breaks!

    And you can't really go out on tour and cash in on one song. Not when it's a song like that, anyway.

    She's had a really interesting career: she worked on "The T.A.M.I. Show" back in the 60s, she had bit parts/appearances in "Five Easy Pieces", "Easy Rider", and the Monkees' movie "Head", and she's done choreography for "Laverne & Shirley", David Bowie, and M.C. Hammer!

    Girl's been around.

    I'm sure she's got some stories. If she's looking for a payday she should start telling some of them.
     
  8. Rupert Pupkin

    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    Five Easy Pieces. She was one of the hitchhikers and was in the famous diner scene with Jack Nicholson

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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez Gold

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    Embedding is disabled....click on "watch on you tube"