Monthly Archives: July 2016

Pan’s People – Save Your Sugar For Me

Nationwide, 27 July 1972: Pan’s People dance to Tony Joe White’s Save Your Sugar For Me. From the old blog, Monday, 7 July 2014 I’m once again indebted to my Anonymous Donor. … Pan’s People in charmingly classic early-seventies midriff-baring bright orange stripy outfits, dancing to Tony Joe White’s Save Your Sugar For Me. I […]

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Legs & Co – Come Back And Finish What You Started

Top Of The Pops 27 July 1978: Pauline from Legs & Co dances to Come Back And Finish What You Started by Gladys Knight & The Pips. The Creepy One introduces a rare solo performance from out Pauline, in a showbizzy purple outfit. Huge slabs of Literal Choreopgraphy here: whenever Gladys mentions “hanging on”, we […]

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Pan’s People – Foot Stompin’ Music

Top of the Pops, 24th July 1975: Pan’s People dance to Foot Stompin’ Music by Hamilton Bohannon, Yes, Bing: a fine performance, with plenty of gusto, to a solid groove from Hamilton Bohannon, an early practitioner of that kind of heavy, beat-landen funky soul music that was rapidly evolving into full-on Disco music around this […]

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Legs & Co – Stars on 45 vol. 2 (23 July 1981)

Top of the Pops, 23 July 1981: Legs & Co dance to Starsounds’ “Stars on 45 vol. 2”. After having dance to the real Abba’s Lay All Your Love On Me earlier in the show, Legs & Co. have to dance to this ersatz frankendisco mash-up of Abba hits, which they had danced to only […]

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Legs & Co. – Lay All Your Love On Me

Top of the Pops, 23rd Jul 1981: Legs & Co. dance to “Lay All Your Love On Me” by Abba.

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Ruby Flipper – Harvest for the World

TOTP 22 July 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to The Isley Brothers’ Harvest for the World. From the old blog, Sunday, 28 February 2010: Ruby Flipper dance to The Isley Brothers Harvest for the World on TOTP, 22 July 1976. With a little audience participation, and beardie old DLT. From Einsfestival’s re-broadcast: thanks. comments: PattiforPM said… […]

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Legs & Co. – I Feel Love (version 1)

Top of the Pops, 21 July 197: Legs & Co. dance to Donna Summer’s I Feel Love We’ve already seen the second Legs & Co. performance to this song, as posted to the original blog by Andeebee (many thanks). Now here’s the first version. Posted to the Original blog by Andeebee, Friday, 19 October 2012: […]

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Pan’s People – Spanish Eyes

Top of the Pops 20 July 1973: Pan’s People dance to Spanish Eyes by Al Martino Here’s a rare Pan’s People routine that I posted to the old blog in August 2014. A mixture of conventional camera-angle shots in big flouncy laura-ashley style flowery fabric evening gowns, with Busby Berkeley-esque bird’s-eye view mandala shots in […]

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Legs & Co. – Walk Right Now

Top of the Pops, 16 July 1981: Legs & Co. dance to The Jacksons’ Walk Right Now.

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Ruby Flipper – Back in the USSR

Top of the Pops, 15 July 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to The Beatles’ Back in the USSR. Ruby Flipper go Soviet: the girls in peasant smocks, the guys as furried-up cossacks. EMI re-released (or rather re-promoted) all of their Beatles singles catalogue in 1976, with the result of a smattering of old Beatles numbers in […]

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