George Michael as a brunette.
My friends and I didn’t know what to make of Wham. Sure, they’re songs were catchy. But everyone was dancing in those giant white shirts with black block lettering. Maybe it was the butt slap in the video. Possibly it was because the song had the word “jitterbug” in it. (I may or may not have owned a block letter shirt way back when.)
Turns out behind the giant lettered t-shirt and dental ad smile, George Michael is a talented musician.
When he went solo, he got a better look as seen in “Father Figure”:
And he got the biggest models of the time to be in his video “Freedom”:
He still retained a catchy Wham!-type beat in “Faith”:
Why did so many of his hit songs begin with the letter “F”?
Honorable Mention: Whitney Houston