Monthly Archives: January 2018

Legs & Co. – Jazz Carnival

Top of the Pops, 31 January 1980: Legs & Co. dance to Jazz Carnival by Azymuth (Who they?) What a great routine: the costumes, both daft and desirable, amusing and alluring, silly and sensual. Rosie always relishes the chance to lark about, and Gill rises to the occasion when her wolf throttles Rosie’s rabbit. And […]

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Pan’s People – I’m A Man

Top of the Pops, 29 january 1970: Pan’s People dance to Chicago’s I’m A Man. Thanks to panspeoplearchive for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Saturday, 22 August 2009: What song could be more inappropriate for such womanly dancers as Pan’s People, than Chicago’s I’m A Man? Six groovy 1970 chicks, in glorious archive […]

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Legs & Co. – New Kid In Town

Top of the Pops 27 January 1977: Legs & Co. dance to the Eagles’ New Kid In Town. From the old blog, Friday, 27 May 2011: Here’s Legs & Co. dancing to The Eagles’ New Kid In Town. Thanks to bucksby for sending the clip. Comments: Suefan said… Understated, even sedate, but I like it; […]

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Legs & Co. – Lovely Day

Top of the Pops, 26th January 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Lovely Day by Bill Withers.

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Legs & Co. – Cool Meditation

Top Of The Pops 25 January 1979: Legs & Co. dance to Cool Meditation by Third World. Who needs posh frocks? Legs & Co. prove they can look good in their gym kits. All they need is a netball and some big bibs with letters on. Wait, you need seven for a netball team, so […]

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Legs & Co. – Spirits (Having Flown)

Top of The Pops 24 January 1980: Legs & Co. dance to the Bee Gees’ Spirits (Having Flown). Back in those days, as an Angry (ish) Young Punk, The Bee Gees were everything I dispised. Thirty-five years later I’m still no fan, but I can’t work up all that anger any more. But when it […]

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Legs & Co. – Don’t Stop The Music

Top Of The Pops, 22 January 1981: Legs & Co. dance to Don’t Stop The Music Yarborough & Peoples Here’s a puzzle: all this shortbread-tin highland gear for a song with no obvious Scottish connection. I thought this might have been one of those weeks where Legs & Co.’s intended dance number confounded expectations, and […]

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Pan’s People – Midnight Rider

Top of the Pops, 22 January 1976: Pan’s People dancing to Paul Davidson’ Midnight Rider. Pan’s People wearing spangly midriff-bearing showgirl/cowgirl outfits, dancing to Paul Davidson’s reggae cover version of the Allman Brothers’ Midnight Rider. I’m sure I have to thank someone generous for sending me this rare gem of a clip: unfortunately I can’t […]

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Pan’s People – My Sweet Lord

Top of the Pops 21st January 1071: Pan’s People dance to George Harrison’s My Sweet Lord. Thanks tom Andeebee for the YouTube post.

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Pan’s People – Theme from The Persuaders

Top of the Pops 20 January 1972 Pan’s People perform to Theme from The Persuaders by John Barry. Thanks to to supermullers for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Tuesday, 28 December 2010: By request from Ryan, here’s clip from back when the TOTP budget stretched to occasional location filming for Pan’s People routines. […]

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