Top of the Pops (1964–2012)

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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

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Pan's People ...
 Themselves / ... (214 episodes, 1966-1976)
Lulu Cartwright ...
 Herself - Member of Legs & Co / ... (173 episodes, 1976-1980)
Legs & Co ...
 Themselves - Gill, Lulu, Patti, Pauline, Rosemary, Sue / ... (171 episodes, 1976-1981)
Rosie Hetherington ...
 Herself - Member of Legs & Co (158 episodes, 1976-1980)
The Ladybirds ...
 Vocal Backing (115 episodes, 1968-1978)
Patti Hammond ...
 Herself - Member of Legs & Co (106 episodes, 1977-1980)
Gillian Clarke ...
 Herself - Member of Legs & Co (104 episodes, 1977-1980)
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists.

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(1970-2006)| (1964-1970)

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When BBC director Bruce Gowers's short film of Queen performing "Bohemian Rhapsody" aired during a 1975 episode of the TV series, it created a milestone due to its role in prompting record companies to produce promotional videos for artists' single releases as a common practice. See more »

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Spoofed in Top Gear: Top Gear of the Pops (2007) See more »

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Written by Paul Hardcastle
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All it is is music performances and a chart rundown
19 October 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I tend to switch over when someone rubbish plays. But when someone good plays, I watch. I find the presenters quite annoying, they need comedians like Johnny Vegas not Fearne Cotton! And it's such a BBC programme, it bigs up Lame Academy!


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