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Toni Basil - Hey Mickey

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On this date in 1981, Toni Basil released her second single, "Mickey". It was backed by "Hanging Around". On other versions, it was backed by "Thief On The Loose". The A side appeared on her debut album, Word Of Mouth, as did "Thief On The Loose". The other track was a non-LP track. The single reached the #1 spot on the U.S. singles chart and the #2 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Philadelphia actress/choreographer ventured into music briefly and, of course, MTV made her a household name when the video for this song got heavy airplay. She released two albums in total.



Wikipedia: Toni Basil

Official Website: tonibasil.net

Video: Toni Basil - Mickey - on The Kenny Everett Show - 1982 - youtube

Blogload: Toni Basil - Word Of Mouth - popgems.blogspot.com

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