Monthly Archives: September 2017

Legs & Co. – Waiting in Vain

Top of the Pops, 29 September 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Waiting in Vain by Bob Marley and the Wailers. Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post. Some comments from the old blog: 74benja81 said: Love this song from Bob back in 1978. Love the Legs and Co dance routine. The only suggestion I would make […]

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Legs & Co. – Grease

Top of the Pops, 28 September 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Franki Valli’s Grease. These slinky black off-the-shoulder outfits are clearly modelled on Olivia Newton John’s “bad-girl” makeover look from the “You’re the One That I Want” finale in the original film. From the old blog, Saturday, 29 November 2008: Legs & Co. on […]

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Pan’s People – Monster Mash

Top of the Pops, 27 September 1973: Pan’s People dance to Monster Mash by Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt Kickers again. Top of the Pops, 13 September 1973: Pan’s People dance to Monster Mash by Bobby “Boris” Pickett & The Crypt Kickers. A mere snippet of this version, with only a few brief glimpses […]

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Legs & Co. – Another One Bites the Dust

Top of the Pops 25 September 1980 Legs & Co. dance to Another One Bites the Dust by Queen. Legs & Co. in lacey black jumpsuits, dancing to a funky Queen number. An unusual routine hampered by the BBC technicians’ enthusiasm for then-cool video effects. From the old blog, Tuesday, 1 March 2011: Here’s a […]

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Legs & Co. – Endless Love

Top of the Pops, 24th September 1981: Lulu of Legs & Co. dances to Endless Love by Diana Ross. Thanks to ASmK for the YouTube post. From the old blog: Here’s an almost-solo performance from Lulu, dancing with some bloke named Jeremy, to Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie. Apologies for the ropey […]

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Ruby Flipper – Disco Duck

TOTP, 23 September 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to Disco Duck by Rick Dees And His Cast Of Idiots. Silly, very silly, but fun. Floid’s pantomime duck outfit looks to be from the back of dusty cupboard in the BBC wardrobe department. Clearly not designed to be worn on a podium, we get to see just […]

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Legs & Co. – Best of My Love

TOTP, 22 September 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Best of My Love by The Emotions. From the old blog, Saturday, 5 February 2011: Another gem from PattiforPM: many thanks. Legs & Co. dance to the Emotions’ Best of My Love. It doesn’t take much to make me happy. ⎝⏠⏝⏠⎠ comments: Some Guy said… Well […]

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Legs & Co. – (You Make me Feel) Mighty Real

To of the Pops, 21 September 1978: Legs & Co. dance to (You Make me Feel) Mighty Real by Sylvester. Featuring a guest appearance from Floid. from the old blog, Monday, 16 September 2013: One of my favourite Legs & Co. performances, last week’s BBC4 Top of the Pops repeat has given me the excuse […]

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Legs & Co. – Don’t Bring Me Down

Top of the Pops 20 September 1979 Legs & Co. dance to Don’t Bring Me Down by ELO. Like the Fantasy routine eighteen month previously, this performance is part of the Great British Tradition of Scaffolding in TV Pop. But unfortunately, these performances are obscured by wide horizontal metal strips in front of the dancers, […]

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Pan’s People – Nutbush City Limits

Top of the Pops 20 September 1973: Pan’s People dance to Ike & Tina Turner’s Nutbush City Limits Thanks to panspeople.com for this YouTube clip. A fine flamboyant hair-shaking hip-swiviling perfomance to one of the classic pop songs about the frustrations of parochial life in a small town, from Nutbush Tennessee‘s most famous child, Annie […]

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