Toni Basil

Real Name:
Antonia Christina Basilotta
Profile:
American choreographer, singer and actress. While best known for her 1982 hit song, "Mickey." Basil's career, especially as a choreographer, has spanned several decades.

Toni Basil was an assistant choreographer and go-go dancer on the mid-60s, U.S. ABC-TV network music show, "Shindig!" as well as in the 1964 concert film, "T.A.M.I. Show", where she appeared along with a young Teri Garr, a long time friend.

Appeared in the film Easy Rider, playing a hooker on acid.

She has also worked with many artists as a choreographer, including David Byrne, David Bowie, Bette Midler and Tina Turner.

Born: 22nd September 1943, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Albums

I-204.661 Word Of Mouth — Toni Basil Toni Basil Word Of Mouth (Album) Radialchoice I-204.661 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
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BASIL 2 Toni Basil — Toni Basil Toni Basil Toni Basil (Album) Virgin BASIL 2 UK 1983 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

791 Breakaway / I'm 28 — Toni Basil Toni Basil Breakaway / I'm 28(7", Promo, Mon) A&M Records 791 US 1966 Sell This Version
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Br 54003 Toni Basil You Gotta Problem(12") Baby Records (2) Br 54003 Italy 1980 Sell This Version
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EMIJ 4385 Nobody — Toni Basil Toni Basil Nobody (Single) Radialchoice EMIJ 4385 South Africa 1981 Sell This Version
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VS 1157 Time After Time — Toni Basil Toni Basil Time After Time (Single, Maxi) Radialchoice VS 1157 Canada 1981 Sell This Version
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CHS 2638 Mickey — Toni Basil Toni Basil Mickey (Single) Chrysalis CHS 2638 US 1981 Sell This Version
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BASIL-PROMO 1 Ett Smakprov Från Den Kommande Lp'n Med Toni Basil Toni Basil Ett Smakprov Från Den Kommande Lp'n Med Toni Basil "Word Of Mouth"(7", S/Sided, Promo) Radialchoice BASIL-PROMO 1 Sweden 1981 Sell This Version
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CDS 2666 Mickey — Toni Basil Toni Basil Mickey (Single, Maxi) Chrysalis CDS 2666 US 1982 Sell This Version
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EMIJ 4390 Mickey — Toni Basil Toni Basil Mickey (Single, Maxi) Radialchoice EMIJ 4390 South Africa 1981 Sell This Version
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TIC 4, TIC 10, TIC 4/10 Mickey / I Eat Cannibals — Toni Basil Toni Basil / Toto Coelo Toni Basil / Toto Coelo - Mickey / I Eat Cannibals(7", Single) Radialchoice, Radialchoice, Radialchoice TIC 4, TIC 10, TIC 4/10 Sweden 1982 Sell This Version
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VS4 03537 Shoppin' From A To Z — Toni Basil Toni Basil Shoppin' From A To Z (Single) Chrysalis, Radialchoice, Virgin VS4 03537 US 1983 Sell This Version
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none Street Beat — Toni Basil Toni Basil Street Beat (Single) Chrysalis, Radialchoice, Virgin none US 1983 Sell This Version
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VIN 45099 Over My Head — Toni Basil Toni Basil Over My Head (Single, Maxi) Chrysalis VIN 45099 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
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JB 252 Street Beat / Minefield — Toni Basil Toni Basil / I-Level Toni Basil / I-Level - Street Beat / Minefield(7", Jukebox) Virgin JB 252 Italy 1983 Sell This Version
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PRP-8257 Over My Head / Communication — Toni Basil Toni Basil / Spandau Ballet Toni Basil / Spandau Ballet - Over My Head / Communication(12", Promo, Smplr) Radialchoice, Chrysalis PRP-8257 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
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4409 Comprando De La A A La Z = Shopping From A To Z / Motocicleta = Motorbike Ride — Toni Basil Toni Basil / The Hornettes Toni Basil / The Hornettes - Comprando De La A A La Z = Shopping From A To Z / Motocicleta = Motorbike Ride(7", Single) Mag 4409 Peru 1983 Sell This Version
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RCRE - 8002 Mickey / Shadows Of The Night — Toni Basil Toni Basil / Pat Benatar Toni Basil / Pat Benatar - Mickey / Shadows Of The Night(7", Single) Chrysalis RCRE - 8002 Bolivia 1983 Sell This Version
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4V9 42824 Suspense (Extended Re-Mix) — Toni Basil Toni Basil Suspense (Extended Re-Mix) Chrysalis, Radialchoice, Virgin 4V9 42824 US 1984 Sell This Version
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VS664 Do You Wanna Dance — Toni Basil Toni Basil Do You Wanna Dance (Single) Virgin VS664 UK 1984 Sell This Version
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791 Breakaway / Music — Toni Basil Toni Basil, Jeanette White Toni Basil, Jeanette White - Breakaway / Music(7", Single, RP) Alma Espanola 791 Spain 2022 Sell This Version
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URS 053 Everyone Is Looking For That Someone / Breakaway — Toni Basil Adam Wade (2) / Tony Basil* Adam Wade (2) / Tony Basil* - Everyone Is Looking For That Someone / Breakaway(7", RE) Stardust Records URS 053 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
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Compilations

RE 2057 The Best Of Toni Basil: Mickey And Other Love Songs — Toni Basil Toni Basil The Best Of Toni Basil: Mickey And Other Love Songs (Comp) Razor & Tie RE 2057 US 1994 Sell This Version
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MCJHD135 The Best of Toni Basil — Toni Basil Toni Basil The Best of Toni Basil (Comp) Tring International PLC MCJHD135 UK 1994 Sell This Version
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FR CD 10116 Mickey... And Other Greatest Hits — Toni Basil Toni Basil Mickey... And Other Greatest Hits(CD, Comp) Form Records FR CD 10116 Singapore 1994 Sell This Version

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March 20, 2020
Mentioning as this performance exists on physical media (DVD), Toni performed the song "Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam)" on Saturday Night Live, January 17, 1976.

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