Monthly Archives: May 2016

Legs & Co. – Ain’t No Stopping Us Now

Top of the Pops, 31 May 1979: Legs & Co. dance to Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now by McFadden & Whitehead. No matching outfits here: Legs & Co perform in “ordinary” clothes – well, ordinary party clothes, let’s say. They’re looking like a Freeman’s advert come to life, although I’m not sure if they had […]

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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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Legs & Co. – Ain’t No Stopping (Enigma)

Top Of The Pops 28th May 1981: Legs & Co. dance to Ain’t No Stopping by Enigma. Not to be confused with Ain’t No Stopping Us Now by McFadden & Whitehead, this is, of course one of those Frankenstein disco medley records that clogged up the pop charts back in the early eighties. But of […]

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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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Ruby Flipper – This Is It

Top of the Pops, 27 may 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to This Is It by Melba Moore. Thanks to Andeebee for the YouTube post.

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Legs & Co. – Tokyo Joe

Top of the Pops 26 May 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Bryan Ferry’s Tokyo Joe Thanks to panspeople.com for the YouTube post. From the old blog, Saturday, 16 June 2012: I had assumed that the murky dark lighting was a function of the quality of the VHS recording, but it’s just as dark on […]

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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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Legs & Co. – You’re The One That I Want

Top of the Pops, 25 May 1978: Legs & Co dance to You’re The One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. February 26. 2015: I don’t supposed anyone has been hanging on in breathless anticipation waiting for this post. Top of the charts for nine weeks in 1978, every regular TOTP viewer […]

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Legs & Co. – Hot Stuff

Top of the Pops, 24th May 1979: Legs & Co. dance to Hot Stuff by Donna Summer. An explosion in the wardrobe department, as Legs & Co. dance in three different sets of outfits: belly dancers (Lulu, Patti, Pauline & Sue), showgirls (Rosemary & Gill) and little spangley one-piece outfits (all six). All in a […]

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Legs & Co. – Suicide is Painless

Top of the Pops, 22 May 1980: Legs & Co. dance to The Mash’s Suicide is Painless (theme from M*A*S*H). Update, 12 February 2015: Broken clip replaced. Thanks to Youtube poster “TOTP from the 80s”.

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