Sunday, 26 August 2012

Wiggle no more


Louise, Babs, Dee Dee, Cherry and Ruth

Sad news today of the death of Louise Clarke, one of the founder members of the eternally kitsch Pan's People, stalwarts of the nation's most-missed TV show Top of the Pops (and guilty pleasure of the dads of the 70s). She was only 63.

Here's a typically glittering example of the talents of the troupe (properly dressed for once), as they have a bit of a wiggle back in 1974 to Barry White's You're The First, The Last, My Everything:



Another bit of my childhood gone. RIP.

Pan's People website

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    1. A bit of a "guilty pleasure" for all lovers of camp, though! Jx

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  2. My sister used to make me pretend to be a member of Pan's People when we were playing as kids dancing to my Mum's tape of 'The Five Penny Piece' singing songs about eating too much parkin.

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    1. I need to see you do this now, on YouTube... Jx

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