Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pan’s People – Yesterday

Two Ronnies, Series 3, Episode 3, 25 October 1973: Pan’s People dance to Yesterday by José Feliciano.

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Introducing … The Love Machine

I’ve no Pans, Legs or Ruby Flipper anniversary material today: so instead, here’s something different. The Benny Hill Show. February 18th 1976: Benny introduces The Love Machine Hill’s Angels were easily Benny Hill’s Best known dance group: their raison d’etre being an extension of Benny’s policy of decorating his traditional light-entertainment humourous fair with pretty […]

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Pan’s People – I Think of You

Top of the Pops 31 August 1973: Pan’s People dance to I Think of You by the Detroit Emeralds. Every time I get despondent and think “That’s it! I’ll never get another new routine to share,” another generous soul proves me wrong. Hurrah! An what a great routine this is: it’s oozing with literal choreography […]

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Legs & Co. – Casanova (end titles)

Top of the Pops 23 October 1980: Legs & Co.dance to Casanova by Cofee. We’ve already seen Legs & Co. dancing to Ottowan’s D.I.S.C.O. on the 23 October 1980 ToTP: now from that same show, here’s their brief re-appearance in the few seconds, dancing to Coffee’s Casanova.

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A thorn amongst six roses

TOTP, 21 October 1976: Ed Stewart introduces Legs & Co. Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Tuesday, 21 October 2014: Following on from yesterday’s update of Queen of My Soul, Legs & Co’s first ever appearance, here’s a clearer, BBC4 version of another clip from the same 10 October 1976 […]

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Legs & Co. – Sandy

19 October 1978: Patti Hammond of Legs & Co dances to John Travolta’s Sandy from the movie “Grease”: with dance partner “Martin”. Thanks to Andeebee for the Dailymotion post.

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Hot Gossip – Supernature

The Kenny Everett Video Show s01e08, 14 August 1978 Hot Gossip dance to Supernature by Cerrone No anniversary clips for me to show today, so here’s something different: a Hot Gossip performance from the show that brought them fame. Indeed this record became associated with both the show and the dance group. It’s interesting to […]

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Pan’s People – Island Girl

TOTP 16 October 1975: Rehearsal footage of Pan’s People dancing to Elton John’s Island Girl. Dubbed Sound version: Original rehearsal footage: From the old blog, Friday, 12 August 2011: Katy miss queenie requested this routine a while ago: I didn’t have it, but beautifulbabs pointed me to this YouTube video, which I think was uploaded […]

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Legs & Co. – Talking in Your Sleep

Top of the Pops 12th October 1978: Legs & Co. dancing to Crystal Gayle’s Talking in Your Sleep. Thanks to Andeebee for the Dailymotion post. From the old blog, Saturday, 5 November 2011: Here’s the late Jimmy Saville, introducing a slow one: Legs & Co. dancing to Crystal Gayle’s Talking in Your Sleep, with Gill […]

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Pan’s People – Ghetto Child

Top of the Pops, 11 October 1973 Pan’s People dance to Ghetto Child by the Detroit Spinners. Kenny Everett introduces a fairly subdued performance from Pan’s People, in burgundy-red flared jumpsuits. American readers might find the band’s name here confusing: called simply “The Spinners” at home (and in the rest of the world too, I […]

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