Monthly Archives: January 2015

Flick Colby’s Ruby Flipper – Forever in Blue Jeans

Lena’s Music, 25/07/1979: Flick Colby’s Ruby Flipper dance while Lena Martell sings Forever in Blue Jeans Lena Martell is covering a Neil Diamond song that Legs & Co. had danced to on Top of the Pops only fourth months earlier: so it seems only logical that they recycled some of the costumes, and choreography. Lulu […]

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Legs & Co – Forever in Blue Jeans

Top of the Pops, 29 March 1979: Legs & Co dance to ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’ by Neil Diamond. There’s lots of inventive effort in these outfits. Rather than just dress the dancer up in blue denim (as Ruby Flipper were for Jeans On, for instance) the designers taken a step away from literalism: so […]

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Ruby Flipper – A Fifth of Beethoven

Top of the Pops 29th of July 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to A Fifth of Beethoven by Walter Murphy and the Big Apple Band Philharmonius Phil and Funky Floid conduct these eight perfect pins. Thanks to panspeople.com for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Wednesday, 10 March 2010: More Ruby Flipper on TOTP, on […]

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Pan’s People – Saga of the Blue Beaver

The John Denver Show: Dee Dee Wilde of Pan’s People, dancing to The Saga of the Blue Beaver by Beaver & Krause From the old blog, Wednesday, 18 June 2014: Here’s my next anonymously donated Pan’s People rarity, at it’s a little off-the-wall this time: from that BBC-TV John Denver Show that Pan’s People were […]

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Ruby Flipper – Jeans On

Top of the Pops, 5th August 1976: Ruby Flipper dance while David Dundas sings Jeans On. Back in the seventies, blue denim trousers were so culturally significant, songs featured in their adverts would often becomes pop hits, as here. Illustrating the main problem with combined dancer-artist performance. here we have far to many boring shots […]

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Pan’s People – Great Balls of Fire

A Pan’s People routine from Georgie Fame & Alan Price’s TV Show The Price of Fame. It’s the early Andi/Flick version of PP, dancing in classic early-seventies see-through yellow outfits, while Georgie & Alan sing and play Great Balls of Fire, and the titles roll.

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Ruby Flipper – Sold My Rock’n’Roll

Top of the Pops, 17 June 1976. Ruby Flipper dance to Sold My Rock’n’Roll by Linda and the Funky Boys. Thanks to panspeople.com for the YouTube post.

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Pan’s People – Life is What You Make It

Pan’s People dancing to Life Is What You Make It, Part 2 by the Buddy Miles Band, on the Jack Jones Show. Sometime in 1973. Many thanks to the anonymous donor who sent me this clip for the original blog. A fabulous routine: great outfits, great choreography and great performances. http://panslegs.tumblr.com/post/90464321435/pans-people-dance-to-life-is-what-you-make-it

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Pan’s People – River Deep, Mountain High

Top of the Pops 1 July 1971: Pan’s People dance to River Deep, Mountain High by The Supremes & The Four Tops. Thanks to pans people.com for the YouTube post.

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Pan’s People – Jungle Rock

Top of the Pops, April 1st 1976: Pan’s People dance to Hank Mizell’s Jungle Rock. One of the rare few songs that both Pan’s People and Legs & Co. have danced to, this performance is much more substantial than Legs & Co’s loose festive reprise in the Christmas episode later that year. Some neat choreography […]

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