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Pan’s People – Philly Dog

The Two Ronnies Series 3, Episode 2, 11 October 1973: Pan’s People dance to Philly Dog by Bill Black’s Combo.

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Pan’s People – Altar Rock

Pan’s People on The Tow Ronnies, dancing to Bobby Keys’ Altar Rock. What’s this tune called then? It’s from Bobby Keys’ self-titled 1972 solo album: both Amazon and iTunes call it “Bootleg”. But here’s Bobby himself in 2012, playing the song he calls “Bootleg”. It seems pretty clear to me that this is the tune […]

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Pan’s People – Take Me to the Mardi Gras

Top of the Pops, 22 June 1973: Pan’s People dance to Take Me to the Mardi Gras by Paul Simon. I was sent this routine last summer by an anonymous benefactor. Thanks again for your generosity.

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Pan’s People – Jack Jones show (excerpt)

Here’s a couple of tantalisingly brief clips from The titles of the 1974 Jack Jones Show, featuring Pan’s People.

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Legs & Co. – Seasons of Gold

Top of the Pops, 1 October 1981: Legs & Co. dance to Seasons of Gold by Gidea Park. From the old blog, Monday, 1 August 2011: Here we go again with yet another of those hits medley records that the charts were awash with in the easrly eighties. This time it’s Gidea Park’s Seasons of […]

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Legs & Co. – Platinum Pop

Top of the Pops, 15 October 1981: Legs & Co. dance as This Year’s Blonde sing Platinum Pop. From the old blog, Sunday, 1 April 2012: Here’s another relegated-to-the-audience performance: Legs & Co. dance in blonde wigs behind Blondie tribute act This Year’s Blonde. The combination of blonde wigs and the lack of camera attention […]

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Legs & Co. – This Ole House

Top of the Pops, 2 April 1981: Legs & Co. dance to Shakin’ Stevens’ This Ole House. Audience participation: always a risk business: Legs & Co. grab a few blokes out of the audience to dance with as Lucky Ole Shaky™ sings. My apologies for the poor quality of the video here.

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Legs & Co. – Swords of a Thousand Men

Top of the Pops, 14th May 1981: Legs & Co. dance, Tenpole Tudor perform Swords of a Thousand Men. Scattered amongst the audience, Legs & Co. work hard in their swashbuckling principal-boy outfits: but the producer and the cameras only have eyes for pantomime punkabilly posh boy Eddie Tenpole (aka Edward Tudor-Pole, Tenpole Tudor or […]

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Legs & Co. – I Love Music

Top of the Pops 20 August 1981: Legs & Co. dance while Enigma perform I Love Music. From the old blog, Saturday, 23 July 2011: Yet another medley record, from yet another rent-a-session-musician band. Only background performances from L & C here, I’m afraid. Thanks to bucksby for the clip. Comments: PattiforPM said… For me […]

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Legs & Co. – Just A Feeling

Top of the Pops 16 April 1981: Legs & Co. dance, while Bad Manners perform Just A Feeling It’s always nice to see Bad Manners, I think: a great band, with a remarkable front man. But would it have killed the producers to give Legs & Co. a little more screen time? Thanks top trevor02002 […]

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