Thank You, Top of the Pops



For completely blowing our minds.


5 comments:

  1. I still mourn the cancellation of this epitome of tackiness by the BBC - the sheer ineptitude of the choreography was the highlight of my week for many years! Jx

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  2. Wow, I had no idea it wasn't on anymore!

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  3. They put some snot-nosed "yoof" in charge who thought it was "old-fashioned" so rescheduled it up against "Coronation Street". Then they pointed at the drop in viewing figues as a justification to get rid of it in 2006.

    Mind you, judging by the completely unimaginative charts these days it's probably no bad thing if truth be told... Jx

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  4. What drove me particularly crazy about the "Top of the Pops" cancellation was that it was finally being shown on BBC America. In the old days, I had to fly to the UK to watch it. (Admittedly, I did not see it very often in those days.)

    Oddly enough, I have actually seen this dance interpretation of Laurie Anderson. Why? When? Where? I don't know, but it made an impact.

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  5. Jon: And this is precisely why the internet in general and YouTube in particular are godsends!

    VanceMan: This was posted up at the old Chateau, perhaps you saw it there. Once seen, it is never forgotten!

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