Solid Gold (1980–1988)

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Television show featuring dancing and popular music.

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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 nominations. See more awards »
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Series cast summary:
Robert W. Morgan ...
 Announcer (84 episodes, 1980-1986)
Pamela Rossi ...
 Herself (Solid Gold Dancer, 1980-1986) / ... (42 episodes, 1980-1986)
Alex Cole ...
 Himself - Dancer / ... (42 episodes, 1980-1983)
Darcel Wynne ...
 Herself (Solid Gold Dancer, 1980-1983, 1985-1986) / ... (40 episodes, 1980-1986)
Paula Beyers ...
 Herself - Dancer / ... (38 episodes, 1980-1983)
Deborah Jenssen ...
 Dancer / ... (37 episodes, 1980-1984)
...
 Herself - Host / ... (35 episodes, 1981-1987)
Tony Fields ...
 Himself - Solid Gold Dancer / ... (35 episodes, 1980-1984)
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First appearing before music videos had become commonplace, this show featured the week's top hits in pop music. Guest performers would occasionally appear on the show to play their songs. Typically, however, the only visual accompaniment to the music was the Solid Gold Dancers, a dozen or so dancers in skimpy costumes who would perform interpretive renditions of such hits as "Down Under" and "Maniac". Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Originally premiered as "Solid Gold '79", a 2-hour special in January 1980. Due to high ratings, it then premiered as a weekly series in September 1980. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Untamed Youth (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Solid Gold Theme
Written by Michael K. Miller and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Dionne Warwick and Andy Gibb and Marilyn McCoo and Deborah Ludwig Davis
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Solid Gold
9 July 2004 | by (oregon) – See all my reviews

I have a lot of SOLID GOLD videos and I watch one about every week, and I have to say, those dancers, especially the ladies, were the sexiest rump-shakers the 80's ever offered. I loved the artists on the show as well, but no one could deny that they didn't appreciate those sexy dancers! Week after week I would tune in just to see those talented dancers in shiny 80's Lycra and leg warmers do their thing. I have been a fan since it first aired back in early 1980 and stopped watching around 1988. It just wasn't the same.My favorite hosts were Dionne Warwick, Glen Campbell,Andy Gibb,and Rex Harrison (love that feathered hairdo!!!)


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