Monthly Archives: May 2016

Legs & Co. – You Gave Me Love

Top of the Pops, 29 May 1980: Legs & Co. dance to Crown Heights Affair’s You Gave Me Love. From the old blog, Thursday 3 March 2011: Working in the days before promotional videos became ubiquitous, Legs & Co. were most often called upon to work with American dance music, where the artists were not […]

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Ruby Flipper – TVC 15

Top of the Pops 27 May 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to David Bowie’s TVC 15. The Flipper blokes does some arty moving around in a living room set: the girls are nowhere to be seen, apart from Sue’s appearance on the wall of tellys. All in all, a very peculiar routine. That art deco carpet […]

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Legs & Co. – Let’s Go Disco

Top of the Pops, 25 May 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Let’s Go Disco by The Real Thing. We have two performances by Legs & Co. to this song: one from Top of the Pops: …and another from the movie The Stud: Both feature Floid as a guest dancer. As far as I can […]

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Ruby Flipper – Silly Love Songs

TOTP 20 May 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to Silly Love Songs by Wings. And whats wrong with that? Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post. from the old blog, Monday, 11 July 2011 I’ve posted this routine before, way back, but a recent showing in BBC 4’s TOTP repeats means I can give you this […]

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Legs & Co. – The Shuffle

Top of the Pops, 19 May 1977: Legs & Co dance to The Shuffle by Van McCoy. These lovely turkish dancing girl outfits have little or nothing to do with the music: but frankly, who cares? Though with a dance group named “Legs & Co.”, it would never do to cover them up with the […]

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Legs & Co. – Disco Inferno

Top of the Pops 19 May 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Disco Inferno by the Trammps. Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Tuesday, 18 January 2011 Can you see what the costume designer did here? The song (by Trammps, of course) has the word “Disco” in the title, so […]

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Legs & Co. – Love is in the Air

Top of the Pops 18 May 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Love is in the Air by John Paul Young, They can’t all be classics: with the pressure to produce a new routine, with new outfits and sets, in a few days every week (sometimes just a few hours) we can forgive everyone involved […]

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Legs & Co. – Got To Give It Up

Top of the Pops, 12 May 1977: Legs & Co. dance to “Got To Give It Up” by Marvin Gaye This is the second outing for these delightfully flouncy showgirl outfits: The first performance was to Elvis Presley’s Moody Blue in March. They’re looking fabulous, dancing to Marvin Gaye’s minimalist disco masterpiece, “Got To Give […]

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Ruby Flipper – My Resistance is Low

Version 1 Top of the Pops, 6 May 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to My Resistance is Low by Robin Sarstedt It’s Ruby Flipper’s first week on Top of the Pops and the boys are all dropped, for this routine in retro thirties-era cocktail frocks, supporting Robin Sarstedt. Version 2 Top of the Pops, 20 May […]

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