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Legs & Co – Hopelessly Devoted To You

Top of the Pops, 9th November 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Hopelessly Devoted To You by Olivia Newton John. From the all-conquering “Grease” soundtrack: Legs & Co. don some rather over-the-top frilly nighties to perform to this forlorn Olivia Newton John ballad. Somehow the silver dancing shoes don’t seem to fit right with the […]

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Legs & Co. – Dance (Disco Heat)

TOTP November 23rd 1978: Legs & Co. dancing to Sylvester’s Dance (Disco Heat). From the old blog, Friday, 18 July 2014: Around a minute-and-a-half in, the lighting engineers seems to have woken up in panic “What? Sylvester? I’m supposed to dim the lights right down for a special effect here, aren’t I?” and the lights […]

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Pan’s People on “Night Club” 1972

Fixed version of a couple of Pan’s People rarities, first posted in 2016. Here’s an early Christmas present, courtesy of forum regular Gaz: two extremely rare clips of Pan’s People performances from BBC2 Light Entertainment show “Night Club”. Both routines show evidence of the complex choreographic Flick Colby was capable of with enough preparation and […]

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Pan’s People – More More More

Top of the Pops 29 April 1976, Pan’s People dancing to The Andrea True Connection’s More More More. Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post.

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Pan’s People – You Sexy Sugar Plum

Top of the Pops, 22 April 1976: Pan’s People dance to Rodger Collins’ You Sexy Sugar Plum. Update 5 May 2023: A better quality version found on YouTube. From the old blog, Tuesday, 2 November 2010: Mary’s presence places this in the late period of Pan’s People’s reign on TOTP. Even though those outfits look […]

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Legs & Co. – Love’s Unkind

TOTP, 22 December 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Donna Summer’s Love’s Unkind. From the old blog, Friday, 18 November 2011: Here’s another update to an old, non-embedded clip post. This time, Legs & Co. dance to Donna Summer’s Love’s Unkind. Lots of classic literal interpretation here. I would observe that the set decor seems […]

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Legs & Co. – Bermuda Triangle

Top of the Pops, 23rd of April 1981: Legs & Co. dance to to Barry Manilow’s Bermuda Triangle. Splashy fun in colourful bikinis, in the TOTP paddling pool. This clip is dedicated to the old blog’s original commentator Hadeel, who first requested it. Update 2021:Thanks to OFTD blog guru Doc for sending me this version, […]

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Pan’s People – Then Came You

Top of the Pops, 7 November 74: Pan’s People dance to Then Came You by Dionne Warwick & The Detroit Spinners Here’s another rare Pan’s People performance courtesy of a generous donor. American soul hits were the bread & butter of Pan’s People’s repertoire, and this is an excellent example. Many thanks to my anonymous […]

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Legs & Co. – Rock with You

Top of the Pops, 15 February 1980: Legs & Co. dance to Rock With You by Michael Jackson. Legs & Co. in big frilly sequinned ball gowns, dancing to a minor Michael Jackson hit: in front of a subdued, seated TOTP audience, as the mirrorball spins. I’m not sure about Simes’ hyperbole in his introduction, […]

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Legs & Co. – All Over The World

Top of the Pops, 14 August 1980: Legs & Co. dance to All Over The World by The Electric Light orchestra (ELO). From the old blog, Wednesday, 9 March 2011: Here’s an international routine: Legs & Co. dancing to ELO’s All Over The World in costumes representing various countries. COMMENTS: Suefan said… Who was that […]

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