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.
Hi YMG, and thanks for this much better copy than the one I previously had. Easy to have been a chanteur if given the opportunity to serenade any of these lovely mademoiselle. I bet those chairs came in handy when fending of their more amorous admirers! 4 May 2011 16:04
Some Guy said…
Just wonderful this one, gotta be in my top 5. Much better without the TOTPs 2 guff all over it.
Stunning close ups of Sue in this,she even blows us a delicate kiss. I like the way Rosie tries to get comfortable on her chair but dosent quite seem to succeed. Nice cavorting chair work from Patti also, funny faces from Pauline, big beautiful close up of Gill. Lulu kinda misses out a bit, but this is Legs & Co at there brilliant best. 4 May 2011 16:30
A Classic with all ladies on top form, fetching costumes and a lovely lazy beat to perform their magic for us. 5 May 2011 05:07
plenty of long legs to be seen in this clip 5 May 2011 19:59
Top of the Pops, 10 February 1977:
Legs & Co. dance to Heatwave’s breakthrough hit, “Boogie Nights”
First posted March 9 2016:
Thanks to one of my generous, anonymous donors, here’s the first new-to-the-site performance that I’ve had to show for ages. And what a great performance! A fine slab of seventies disco music gives all six dancers the chance to shine: Sue’s solo-stage performance is particularly enegetic, and Patti & Pauline use their bead-curtained set to good effect.
Looking back, Heatwaves’ song was just part of an exuberant new confidence in British Black music, alongside people like The Real Thing, Gibson Brothers, David Grant & Junior Giscombe’s Linx, Imagination, and more established acts like Hot Chocolate. But at the time, I had punk-rock tunnel vision, and failed to really appreciate what was going on. More fool me.
Serious Legs fans may find these delightful midriff-bearing outfits familiar: that’s because Gill and Rosemary wore adapted versions ten weeks later for Billy Ocean’s Red Light Spells Danger. Where these Boogie-Nights outfits have heart motifs, the Red-Lights had simple red circles.
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 in a colour-coordinated fuchsia and black set dominated by arrow graphics: highly fashionable, with the late seventies post-punk mod revival just beginning to take off around then.
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My old One for the Dads blog was shut down by the Kopyright Kops. So here's a new one. Still showing performances from Legs & Co., Pan's People and Ruby Flipper, amongst others. But no more downloads. Sorry.