Monthly Archives: May 2017

Legs & Co. – Just Can’t Give You Up

Top of the Pops, 15th May 1980: Legs & Co. dance to Just Can’t Give You Up by Mystic Merlin. Two performances for the price of one here: electronically matted into the background are Legs & Co. dressed as angels, although their wings are sometimes difficult to make out agains the washed out white background. […]

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Legs & Co. – Stars on 45 (14 May 1981)

Top of the Pops, 14 May 1981: Legs & Co. dance to Starsounds Stars on 45. Only 27 seconds of this one, I’m afraid. I don’t know if a full-length performance of this routine was ever broadcast: I’ve only ever seen this excerpt, as part of an extended chart rundown. Shame, really, since by this […]

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Ruby Flipper – Soul City Walk

Top of the Pops 13th May 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to Archie Bell & the Drells’ Soul City Walk. Thanks to ASmK for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Wednesday, 30 December 2009 From the second week of Ruby Flipper’s run on TOTP, first broadcast on 13th May 1976. Here they dance to Archie […]

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Ruby Flipper – Love Hangover

Top of the Pops May 13 1976: Ruby Flipper dancing to Love Hangover by Diana Ross. From the old blog, Wednesday, 30 December 2009: Continuing with German satallite channel Einsfestival’s re-broadcasting of vintage Ruby-Flipper-era TOTP episodes, here’s RF dancing to Diana Ross’s Love Hangover on their second week on the show (13th May 1976): some […]

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Ruby Flipper – Reggae Like it Used To Be

Top of the Pops, 13 May 1976: Ruby Flipper dance, Paul Nicholas sings Reggae Like it Used To Be. Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Friday, 1 January 2010 From Ruby Flipper’s second week on TOTP: Sue, Floyd & Lulu dance while Paul Nicholas “sings” his fairly dire Reggae Like […]

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Legs & Co. – Mah Na Mah Na

Update 18 February 2015: Broken video replaced. TOTP 12 May 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Piero Umiliani’s Mah Na Mah Na. From the old blog, Monday 22 November 2010: Youse guys don’t really need me any more: Ryan ask for this clip a while ago: I didn’t have it, but lulupatti&sue came to the […]

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Legs & Co. – More Than a Woman

Top of the Pops, 11 May 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Tavares’ More Than A Woman. In those pre-music video days, American soul / disco performers like Tavares couldn’t get across the pond to promote every UK hit. Since this type of music was specifically created for dancing, it naturally formed the core of […]

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Legs & Co. – Knock On Wood

Top of the Pops, 10 May 1979: Legs & Co. dance to ‘Knock On Wood’ by Amii Stewart.

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Legs & Co. – Let’s Go Round Again

Top of The Pops 8th May 1980: Legs & Co. dance to Let’s Go Round Again by the Average White Band. Update, 21 May 2015: This weeks TOTP repeat gives me a chance to upgrade the embedded video here. Now we can see every little spot of confetti. This song, by Dundee funksters the Average […]

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Legs & Co. – Stars on 45

Top of the Pops. 7 May 1981: Legs & Co. dance to Stars on 45 by Starsound. Since Starsound was merely a name (rather than a living, breathing band), Legs & Co. were regularly called upon to dance to their two 1981 hits: this one, and the imaginatively name “Stars on 45 Volume 2”. The […]

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