Category Archives: Two Ronnies

Pan’s People – Yesterday

Two Ronnies, Series 3, Episode 3, 25 October 1973: Pan’s People dance to Yesterday by José Feliciano.

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Pan’s People – Singalong Junk

The Two Ronnies, Series 3, Episode 5, 22 November 1973: Pan’s People dance to Singalong Junk by Paul McCartney.

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Pan’s People – Philly Dog

The Two Ronnies Series 3, Episode 2, 11 October 1973: Pan’s People dance to Philly Dog by Bill Black’s Combo.

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Pan’s People – Altar Rock

Pan’s People on The Tow Ronnies, dancing to Bobby Keys’ Altar Rock. What’s this tune called then? It’s from Bobby Keys’ self-titled 1972 solo album: both Amazon and iTunes call it “Bootleg”. But here’s Bobby himself in 2012, playing the song he calls “Bootleg”. It seems pretty clear to me that this is the tune […]

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Pan’s People – Buried Alive in the Blues

Pan’s People dance to Janis Joplins’ Buried Alive in the Blues from their residency on The Two Ronnies TV show (1973-4). Purple crushed velvet loon pants, tiny midriff-baring metallic turquoise waistcoats, with watch-chain accessories that add a slight biker feel to the otherwise urban groover ensemble. Weren’t the early seventies fabulous?

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Pan’s People – Hip-Hug Her

Update, 13 February 2015: broken video clip replaced. Here’s a Pan’s People performance from their residency on The Two Ronnies (1973-4): dancing to Booker T and the MGs, “Hip-Hug Her”. From the old blog, Thursday, 5 June 2014: I think the lack of stress here is palpable: This is a seasoned dance group and choreographer, […]

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Pan’s People – Johnny B. Goode

Pan’s People dancing to James Burton’s guitar instrumental version of Chuck Berry’s Johnny B. Goode. From The Two Ronnies. Another two Ronnies’ routine clearly showing the benefits of choreography without the mad weekly rush that TOTP demands. Great pastel-coloured satin hot-pants outfits. Note the reverse-“P” logos on their backs, matching the PP-themed mandala on the […]

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