Words matter. These are the best Toni Basil Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
It never dawned on me I would do anything but show business.
I did ‘Viva Las Vegas’ with Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret. By standing in for Ann-Margret for a week, I learned the feeling of being a star in a musical number.
There’s nothing better than being head cheerleader, let me tell you.
Mickey’ is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a one-hit wonder.
Start dancing immediately. Run to the closest dance studio, and study the style of dance of the music you love. If you love hip-hop music, go to a hip-hop class. If you love salsa, take a salsa class. It will become infectious and you’ll keep going back.
I’ve always considered rock ‘n’ roll, the music and the dancing, an art form.
You street-dance in a club, you’re performing. Whether anybody sees me is a whole other thing. But it doesn’t matter, because it fills my void.
If I like something, it seems a pretty good bet that other people will, too.
I have an inspired career other than just singing.
I love street and I love ballet and I love to convey what I can.
On my ‘Mickey’ video, I was the director, producer, choreographer, editor, singer – everything.
A diva without a venue is a maniac.
I come from a very vaudevillian family.
I was a cheerleader in grammar school. There were no cheerleaders in that school I made them have them.
Creating a dance is like coming up with a Chuck Berry riff.
I grew up thinking of show business as a business.
I don’t think my story is an unusual story for a lot of music performers. But I think that since 1982, worldwide, I have probably seen less than 3,000 American dollars in royalties.
I feel very connected to Las Vegas. It’s my hometown.
I’ve always been a dancer, and I will always be a dancer.
Dance has been my lover, my doctor. I know I have my health because of this.