Monthly Archives: February 2018

Legs & Co. – Chanson d’Amour

Top of the Pops, 17 February 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Chanson D’Amour by Manhattan Transfer. From the old blog Wednesday, 4 May 2011 Here’s another clip previously posted only in downloadable form: Legs & Co. dancing to Chanson d’Amour by Manhattan Transfer. Comments: Suefan said… Hi YMG, and thanks for this much better […]

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Pan’s People – You’re the First, the Last, My Everything (05/12/74)

Top of the Pops, 5 December 1974 Pan’s People dance to You’re the First, the Last, My Everything Pan’s People in big floppy veiled hats and white leotards, dancing in dry-ice mist (kept under control for once) to Barry White’s classic song. NB: There’s no video for the first few seconds of music. I’ve been […]

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Legs & Co. – Wishing on a Star

Top of the Pops, 16 February 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Wishing on a Star by Rose Royce.

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Pan’s People – I Want You Back

Top of the Pops 12 February 1970: Pan’s People dance to “I Want You Back” by the Jackson 5. A superb performance from the 1970 line-up of Pan’s People: exuberant choreography to match the jubilant Jackson 5 hit. From the old blog, Friday, 5 August 2011: … this really is a vintage Flick-&-Andi-era Pans People […]

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Pan’s People – Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto

Top of the Pops, 12 February 1976: Pan’s People dance to Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto De Aranjuez (Theme From 2nd Movement) by Manuel & the Music of the Mountains. Let’s listen in on the TOTP production meeting for that week… in my imagination: BBC Bloke 1: Okay, ELO, Guys & Dolls, Slik… we’ve got all the […]

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Legs & Co. – Take A Chance On Me

Top Of The Pops 9 February 1978: Legs & Co dance to “Take A Chance On Me” by Abba. From the old blog, Wednesday, 6 March 2013: Legs & Co. dance to Abba’s Take a Chance on Me, in silver boots, black spangly leggings and fuchsia cummerbunds. From February 9th 1978, this routine takes place […]

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Legs & Co. – Chiquitita

Top of the Pops, 8 February 1979: Legs & Co dance to Chiquitita by Abba. Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Friday, 8 July 2011: Here are Legs & Co. in traditional Spanish outfits, dancing to Abba’s Chiquitita. Thanks to PattiforPM, who sent me this clip. Comments: Suefan said… Come […]

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Pan’s People – Both Sides Now

Top of the Pops, 5 February 1970: Pan’s People dance to Judy Collins’ Both Sides Now. A fairly muted performance here, to a middle-tempo folk-pop classic. Pan’s People uncharacteristically covered up in big patterned frocks with bags of smocking. When I posted this routine on the original blog I described the dresses as “Laura Ashley”, […]

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Legs & Co. – Don’t Leave Me This Way

Top of the Pops, 03 February 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Don’t Leave Me This Way by Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes Nothing says sophisticated glamour like long white gloves and candelabras, don’t you think? Posh frocks and dangly earrings, too. Legs & Co. in classy mode, dance to a song that was also a hit for Thelma Houston around the same time: […]

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Legs & Co. – The Groove Line

TOTP February 2 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Heatwave’s The Groove Line. Some rather skimpy outfits here: so skimpy that they’re literally held together with bits of string. But frustratingly “moody” lighting. Are the two perhaps connected? Did the producer, concerned at such revealing outfits on a Thursday early-evening “family” show, give the order […]

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