Here’s your second video for today.

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I thought it would be fun to countdown MY TOP 10:   Music Video Cameos.  That is, music videos with cameos by non-musical personalities who are known for working in other areas of show biz.  My criteria were that:

1) the video be memorable, of course;
2) the featured personality not be another musical artist at the time (now if they became musical artists at a later point that’s another story; they’re
still eligible);
3) the featured personality be known at the time (not be an unknown who became known later); and
4) the cameo be a worthwhile part in the video (not just a 2-second spot).

9. Alicia Silverstone in Aerosmith’s “Crazy”

Now, Alicia Silverstone wasn’t that known at this point, but she did have her breakthrough role in The Crush under her belt.  This video is actually the last in a trilogy of  of sorts of Aerosmith videos featuring Alicia including “Cryin'” and “Amazing.”  In fact, these videos helped get her cast in what is, arguably, her most memorable role to date, as Cher Horowitz, in Clueless.   These videos are big part of Alicia Silverstone’s Hollywood story.

I chose this video because it is also Liv Tyler’s career debut.  And the two of them together just emitted a lot of star power.  Now, according to Wikipedia the casting people didn’t realize Liv was the daughter of a member of the band.  I hope not.  Being that sexy and sexual in your daddy’s video is a little creepy.

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