Monthly Archives: August 2017

Legs & Co. – Green Door

I’ve for two versions of this routine to show: this first (thanks to Bucksby) is from the first Top of the Pops showing, 13 August 1981. The second, slightly better detail but a shorter edit, is from the New Year’s Eve TOTP Special, 31 December 1981.

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Legs & Co. – Baby Stop Crying

Top of the Pops, 10 August 1978: Legs & Co dance to Baby Stop Crying by Bob Dylan. Thanks to Andeebee for the dailymotion post.

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Legs & Co. – Morning Dance

Top of the Pops, 9 August 1979: Legs & Co dance to “Morning Dance” by Spyro Gyra. from the old blog, Monday, 20 June 2011: Here’s another generous donation from PattiforPM: Legs & Co. dancing to Spyro Gyra’s instrumental Morning Dance. For the benefit of the newcomers amongst you, the girls are helpfully wearing their […]

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Pan’s People – When Will I See You Again

Top of the Pops, 8 August 1974: Pan’s People dance to The Three Degrees’ When Will I See You Again. Classically glamourous posh black sequinned frocks for our dancers here: which is entirely apt for this sophisticated pop gem, performed by the Three Degrees – who were themselves no strangers to classy showbiz couture. From […]

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Legs & Co. – Funkin’ For Jamaica

Top of the Pops 7 August 1980: Legs & Co. dance to Tom Browne’s Funkin’ For Jamaica. Update: new high-quality BBC4 version. from the old blog, Saturday, 16 February 2013: Legs & Co. dance to Tom Browne’s Funkin’ For Jamaica, in what I assume must be traditional Jamaican National Costumes. “I will be quite honest, […]

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Ruby Flipper – Shake Shake Shake (Shake Your Booty)

Top Of The Pops, 5 August 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to Shake Shake Shake (Shake Your Booty) by KC & The Sunshine Band. Thanks to SuePaLu for the YouTube post.

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Legs & Co. – Nights on Broadway

Top of the Pops, 4 August 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Candi Staton’s Nights on Broadway. Update: an anonymous contributor has sent me a more complete version of this routine: while the previously posted version was 1 minute 42 seconds long, this one comes in at 2 minutes 16. That’s a whole 34 seconds […]

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Pan’s People – Coconut

Nationwide, BBC 1 3 August 1972: Pan’s People dance to Harry Nilsson’s Coconut. Nationwide was a weekday teatime magazine / chat show broadcast regularly from 1969 to 1983. Growing to become pretty much a national institution, it’s freewheeling diverse style, coupled with a voracious appetite for material to fill its five-night-a-week slot, meant you could […]

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Flick Colby’s Ruby Flipper – Games People Play

Lena’s Music, 1 August 1979: Flick Colby’s Ruby Flipper dance while Lena Martell sings Games People Play. Thanks again to Andeebee for the youtube post. From the old blog, Saturday, 7 January 2012 My thanks once again go to PattiforPM, who has sent me another Ruby Flipper clip from Lena Martell’s TV show. In this […]

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Flick Colby’s Ruby Flipper – Beautiful Noise

Lena’s Music 1 August 1979: Flick Colby’s Ruby Flipper dance while Lena Martell sings Beautiful Noise. Thanks to Andeebee for the youtube post. from the old blog, Wednesday, 18 january 2012 Thanks again to PattiforPM, who sent me this clip of Ruby Flipper from Lena Martell’s show, dancing to her singing Neil Diamond’s Beautiful Noise. […]

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