Monthly Archives: September 2017

Ruby Flipper – Disco Duck

TOTP, 23 September 1976: Ruby Flipper dance to Disco Duck by Rick Dees And His Cast Of Idiots. Silly, very silly, but fun. Floid’s pantomime duck outfit looks to be from the back of dusty cupboard in the BBC wardrobe department. Clearly not designed to be worn on a podium, we get to see just […]

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Legs & Co. – Best of My Love

TOTP, 22 September 1977: Legs & Co. dance to Best of My Love by The Emotions. From the old blog, Saturday, 5 February 2011: Another gem from PattiforPM: many thanks. Legs & Co. dance to the Emotions’ Best of My Love. It doesn’t take much to make me happy. ⎝⏠⏝⏠⎠ comments: Some Guy said… Well […]

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Legs & Co. – (You Make me Feel) Mighty Real

To of the Pops, 21 September 1978: Legs & Co. dance to (You Make me Feel) Mighty Real by Sylvester. Featuring a guest appearance from Floid. from the old blog, Monday, 16 September 2013: One of my favourite Legs & Co. performances, last week’s BBC4 Top of the Pops repeat has given me the excuse […]

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Legs & Co. – Don’t Bring Me Down

Top of the Pops 20 September 1979 Legs & Co. dance to Don’t Bring Me Down by ELO. Like the Fantasy routine eighteen month previously, this performance is part of the Great British Tradition of Scaffolding in TV Pop. But unfortunately, these performances are obscured by wide horizontal metal strips in front of the dancers, […]

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Pan’s People – Nutbush City Limits

Top of the Pops 20 September 1973: Pan’s People dance to Ike & Tina Turner’s Nutbush City Limits Thanks to panspeople.com for this YouTube clip. A fine flamboyant hair-shaking hip-swiviling perfomance to one of the classic pop songs about the frustrations of parochial life in a small town, from Nutbush Tennessee‘s most famous child, Annie […]

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Legs & Co. – You’ll Never Know

Top of the Pops, 17 September 1981: Legs & Co. dance to You’ll Never Know by Hi Gloss. Pretty much the last proper Legs & Co. routine >sniff<. After this, it was all mixing-with the audience stuff …and the Birdy Song. Still a great routine, lovely outfits: and for once, the dry ice stayed under […]

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Pan’s People – Tap Turns On The Water

Top of the Pops, 16 September 1971: Pan’s People dance to Tap Turns On The Water by CCS. I had posted a version of this rare Pan’s People treat on the old blog: but as many people remarked, there were audio/video synching problems with it. Soon I was sent this properly synched version from a […]

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Legs & Co. – Down Deep Inside

Top of the Pops, 15 September 1977: Legs & Co. dance to the theme from the move “The Deep”: Donna Summer’s Down Deep Inside. Wot no Sue? A small scale routine here: minimal sets, minimal outfits, simple but effective choreography. Not to be confused with other theme tunes to films about sharks, or other Donna […]

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Legs & Co. – Kiss you All Over

Top of the Pops, 14 September 1978: Legs & Co. dance to Exile’s Kiss You All Over. Thanks to SuPaLu for the YouTube post.

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Legs & Co. – Strut Your Funky Stuff

Top of the Pops, 13 September 1979: Legs & Co. dance to Frantique’s Strut Your Funky Stuff. From the old blog, Wednesday, 16 February 2011 DLT introduces Legs & Co. dancing to Frantique’s Strut Your Funky Stuff. Thanks to PattiforPM, who sent in this clip. comments: PattiforPM said… I really love Lulu in this routine. […]

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