Village people is an american disco group known for its on stage costumes catchy tunes and suggestive lyrics. Members include alex briley the gi david hodo the construction worker glenn hughes the biker.
Within two years hodo would win a role that lasted 35 years the construction worker in village people.
Construction worker village people members. Conceived by french producer jacques morali village people quickly evolved from a. The group has been putting out new music as recently as december 2019 when they dropped the group s first christmas single titled happiest time of the year which even made it to number 20 on the billboard adult contemporary charts making it the band. The native american the g i sailor the leather daddy the construction worker and the cowboy who were all around during the group s peak in 1979.
Hodo was born in san andreas california and was raised in sacramento. James kwong a 6 2 chinese model and actor will step into the steel toed boots for the role and live out his best ymca fantasies when the group goes on tour later this year. July 7 1947 is an american singer who performed the construction worker character in the group village people from 1978 to 1982 and from 1987 to 2013.
David hodo was born in hollywood hills california on july 7 1947. The disco music fad was brief but heady for the original members of the village people. Victor willis david hodo felipe rose alex briley randy jones and glenn hughes reeled when record sales slumped in the early 1980s.
The village people construction worker david hodo turns 73. Conceived by french producer jacques morali village people quickly evolved from a. David hodo born richard davis hodo.
The village people just announced they are adding a new member to the group s lineup a hot asian construction worker. But if willis is the only original member steering the band into a new decade what happened to the rest of the village people. The village people getty images since the village people are in the news again we take a look at what the band is up to these days.
The group was originally formed by french producers jacques morali henri belolo and lead singer victor willis following the release of the debut album village people which targeted disco s large gay audience the group s name refers to new york city s greenwich village at the time. From 1978 to 2013 hodo secured his place in pop culture as the construction worker character in the group village people. Keep reading to find out.
He graduated in 1969 from california state university sacramento where he majored in speech and acted in several campus productions. Within two years hodo would win a role that lasted 35 years the construction worker in village people.