Before her incarnation as a 39 nine year old teenage cheerleader. Toni Basil had been an actress, dancer/choreographer and had already tried her hand in the music industry.
In 1966 she sung the theme to a short film Breakaway which sank without a trace until it re surfaced as an in-demander on the Nortern scene in the mid 70’s. The song is another northern soul stomper from the pen of Ed Cobb.
Toni Basil – Breakaway