Updated Jan 23 2010

Top of the Pops (26th December 1967)
Bee Gees - Massachusetts
Monkees - I'm a Beliver
Rolling Stones - Lets spend the night together
Long John Baldry - Let the heartaches begin
Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich - Zabadak
Lulu - Love to love
Scott McKenzie - San Francisco
Supremes - Reflections (dancers)
Procol Harum - Whiter shade of pale
Cliff Richard - All my love
Beatles - All you need is love
Engelbert Humperdinck - The Last Waltz

Top Of The Pops
Original Broadcast 15th February 1968
Re-Broadcast BBC Four 15th December 2008
Presented by Jimmy Saville, with Dave Cash
In the studio were.....
The Foundations - Back On My Feet Again
Status Quo - Pictures Of Matchstick Men
The Alan Price Set - Don't Stop The Carnival
Brenton Wood - Gimme A Little Sign
The Move - Fire Brigade
Herman's Hermits - I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving
Aman Corner - Bend Me Shape Me
Dave Dee, Dozy Beaky Mick & Titch - The Legend of Xanadu
Manfred Mann - The Mighty Quinn

Top Of The Pops (29th January 1970)
Presented by Jimmy Saville
Line-up:
Chart Rundown (backed with Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows)
Blodwyn Pig - Same Old Story [Performance]
Arrival - Friends [Performance]
Rare Bird - Sympathy [Performance]
Chicago - I'm A Man [Pan's People intercut with TOTP promo film]
Jethro Tull - Witches Promise [Performance]
Mary Hopkin - Temma Harbour [Promo film intercut with studio audience]
Shocking Blue - Venus [Performance]
Badfinger - Come And Get It [Performance]
Jonathan King - Let It All Hang Out [Performance]
Brotherhood Of Man - United We Stand [Performance]
Canned Heat - Let's Work Together [TOTP Promo film]
Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows [Performance]

Top of the Pops (5th February 1970)
Your host is Tony Blackburn, and he introduces:
• Shocking Blue - Venus [Performance]
• Barry Ryan & the Candy Choir - Magical Spell [Performance]
• Billy Preston - All that I‘ve got [Performance]
• Vanity Fair - Hitchin‘ a Ride [Performance]
• Sandie Shaw - By Tomorrow [Performance]
• B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Falling [Performance]
• Temptations - Can‘t get next to you [Performance]
• Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows [Repeat Performance]
• Peter Paul & Mary - Jet Plane [Promo clip]
• Jackson 5 - I Want you Back [Promo clip]
• John Lennon - Instant Karma [Promo clip]

Top of the Pops (27th December 1971)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's a Christmas edition, with Toe Knee Black Burn presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
Ashton Gardner & Dyke - Resurrection Shuffle
Benny Hill - Ernie (Promo Video)
Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting (Promo Video)
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord (Pan's People)
New Seekers - Never Ending Song Of Love
Rod Stewart - Maggie May
Slade - Coz I Luv You
T. Rex - Get It On
The Tams - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me

Top of the Pops - 17th June 1971
The Sweet - Co-Co
Peter Green - Heavy Heart
Tami Lynn - I'm Gonna Run Away From You
Southern Comfort - I Sure Like Your Smile
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - I Don't Blame You At All (Chart rundown/Audience)
Three Dog Night - Joy to the World (Danced by Pan's People)
Julie Felix - Moonlight
Mick Abrahams - Why Do You Do Me This Way
Middle of the Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep (Danced by Jimmy and the Audience)

Top of the Pops (29th April 1971)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
Toe Knee Black Burn presents, and the playlist is as follows:
McGuinness Flint - Malt & Barley Blues
R. Dean Taylor - Indiana Wants Me (Promo Video)
The Mixtures - Henry Ford
Jackson 5 - Mama's Pearl (Pan's People)
Ringo Starr - It Don't Come Easy (Promo Video)
Lulu - Everybody Clap
Sakkarin - Sugar Sugar (Audience)
Faces - Richmond
Faces - Bad 'n' Ruin
Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel
East Of Eden - Jig-A-Jig (Audience)

Top of the Pops (1 Jul 1971)
Atomic Rooster The devils answer Top of the Pops
Medicine Head (and the) pictures in the sky Top of the Pops
Family In my own time Top of the Pops
Sweet Co co Top of the Pops
O'Sullivan,Gilbert We will Top of the Pops
Three Dog Night Joy to the world Top of the Pops (video)
Greyhound Black and white Top of the Pops
Delfonics La la means I love you Top of the Pops
Pan's Peop Dance to-Supremes+4 Tops-river deep...Top of the Pops
Strawbs The hangman and the papist Top of the Pops
Middle of the Road Chirpy chirpy cheap cheap Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops (28 December 1972)
GARY GLitter - Rock and roll
DONNY OSMOND - Puppy Love
ALICE COOPER - School's Out
LIEUTENANT PIGEON - Mouldy Old Dough
SLADE - Mama Weer All Crazee Now
CHUCK BERRY - My Ding-a-Ling
NILSSON / PAN'S PEOPLE - Without You
CHICORY TIP - Son of My Father
MICHAEL JACKSON (RIP - remember him this way) - Rockin' Robin
THE OSMONDS - Crazy Horses
ROBERTA FLACK - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
T.REX - metal Guru
RINGO STARR - Back Off Boogaloo (crowd dancing)

Top of the Pops (25 December 1973)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's a de-Glittered Christmas with Joyeux Noel Edmonds and Toe Knee Black Burn presenting,
and the playlist is as follows:
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
Donny Osmond - Young Love (tv)
Suzi Quatro - Can The Can
Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level
Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool (Promo)
Sweet - Blockbuster
Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down (Pan's People - the infamous dog training sequence)
David Cassidy - Daydreamer (Promo)
10CC - Rubber Bullets
Peters and Lee - Welcome Home
Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody

Top of the Pops (1 February 1973)
Another high quality (if black and white) encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Noel Edmonds presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
Carly Simon - You're So Vain (Pan's People)
Electric Light Orchestra - Roll Over Beethoven
Focus - Sylvia (Promo Video)
Olivia Newton-John - Take Me Home Country Roads
Status Quo - Paper Plane (Audience)
Stevie Wonder - Superstition (Audience)
Sweet - Blockbuster
Thin Lizzy - Whisky In The Jar
Tony Christie - Avenues & Alleyways

Top of the Pops (25 January 1973)
Another high quality (if de-Glittered) encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Jim'll presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
Wizzard - Ball Park Incident (Audience)
Colin Blunstone - How Could We Dare To Be Wrong
Dandy Livingstone - Big City
Elton John - Daniel
Temptations - Papa Was A Rolling Stone (Pan's People)
Billy Paul - Me & Mrs Jones (Promo Video)
Strawbs - Part Of The Union
Sweet - Blockbuster
Electric Light Orchestra - Roll Over Beethoven (Audience)

Top of the Pops (15th November 1973)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
Tony Blackburn presents. The original transmission featured Gary Glitter at number 1 with I Love You Love Me Love,
but his performance has been cut. It's unclear whether this was an edit by EinsFestival,
whether the BBC supplied the programme without him or whether he's refused to clear the performance for transmission.
A shame, whatever. As a result, the playlist is as follows:
Alvin Stardust - My Coo Ca Choo
Marie Osmond - Paper Roses
Paul McCartney - Helen Wheels (video)
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Why Oh Why Oh Why
Mott the Hoople - Roll Away The Stone
David Essex - Lamplight
Osmonds - Let Me In
Kiki Dee - Amoureuse
Barry Blue - Do You Wanna Dance (Pan's People)

Top Of The Pops (20th December 1973)
Presented by Jimmy Savile
Performances by:
The Faces - Pool Hall Richard
The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
Golden Earring - Radar Love
Roy Wood - Forever
Robert Knight - Love on a Mountain Top (Danced by Pan's People)
Wizzard - I Wish it Could be Christmas Every Day
Clifford T.Ward - Scullery
Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
This is a fun episode, with lively performances from Wizzard
and Slade and the audience seem to be enjoying themselves too, for a change.
Oh and Sir James presents this episode dressed in a Womble outfit!
The same chart was used for this week and for the following week,
as no chart was published for the week ending 29th Dec.
So the chart used in this episode was actually the last top 30 for 1973.

Top of the Pops (25 Dec 1973)
contents of show...
Slade-Cum on feel the noize
Osmond,Donny-Young love
Quatro,Suzi-Can the can
Simon Park Orchestra-Eye level
Osmond,Jimmy-Long haired lover from Liverpool
Sweet-Blockbuster
Dawn-Tie a yellow ribbon
Pan's People-Dance to-Gilbert O'Sullivan-get down
Glitter,Gary-I'm the leader of the gang (I am)
Cassidy,David-Daydreamer
10CC-Rubber bullets
Peters and Lee-Welcome home
Wizard-See my baby jive
Slade-Merry Xmas everybody

Top of the Pops Xmas Day 1973
Classic Xmas editions of our favourite pop music program. Each is about 45 to 60 minutes,
Slade - Cum on feel the noize
Osmond,Donny - Young love (video)
Quatro,Suzi - Can the can
Simon Park Orchestra - Eye level
Osmond,Jimmy - Long haired lover from Liverpool (video)
Sweet - Blockbuster
Dawn - Tie a yellow ribbon
Pan's People Dance to Gilbert O'Sullivan - get down
Glitter,Gary - I'm the leader of the gang (I am)
Cassidy,David - Daydreamer (video)
10CC - Rubber bullets
Peters and Lee - Welcome home
Wizzard - See my baby jive
Slade - Merry Xmas everybody

Top of the Pops (25 December 1974)
Mud - Lonely This Christmas
The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason
Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer
New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool (Pan's People)
David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star
Paper Lace - Billy Don't Be A Hero
The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
Ken Boothe - Everything I Own
Abba - Waterloo (Orange & Grey suits)
Charles Aznevour - She
Barry White - You're The First, The Last...
Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody

Top of the Pops (2 May 1974)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's good old Jim'll in charge, and the playlist is as follows:
Bay City Rollers - Shang A Lang
Limmie & the Family Cooking - Walking Miracle
Alvin Stardust - Red Dress
The Osmonds - I Can't Stop (Pan's People)
Stevie Wonder - He's Mistra Know It All (Musik Laden)
Wizzard - Rock'n'roll Winter
Jim Stafford - Spiders And Snakes (Promo)
Stylistics - Only For The Children
Abba - Waterloo (pink dress)

Top of the Pops (11 April 1974)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Noel Edmonds presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
Limmie & the Family Cooking - A Walkin' Miracle (charts - sound)
Mud - The Cat Crept In
Slade - Everyday
Mungo Jerry - Long Legged Woman Dressed In Black
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye - You Are Everything (promo)
The Wombles - Remember You're a Womble
The Chi-Lites `Homely Girl' (Pan's People)
Bill Haley and the Comets - Rock Around the Clock
Abba - Waterloo
Terry Jacks - Seasons in the Sun (Musik Laden)
The Glitter Band - Angel Face (end credits sound only)

Top of the Pops (4 October 1974)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's good old Jim'll in charge, and the playlist is as follows:
Pilot - Magic
Peter Shelley - Gee Baby
David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star
The Wombles - Minuetto Allegretto
Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
Roxy Music - All I Want Is You
Paul Anka - You're Having My Baby (Promo)
The Drifters - Down On The Beach Tonight
David Bowie - Knock On Wood (Promo)
Adam Faith - I Survived
Andy Fairweather-Low - Reggae Tune
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting.

Top of the Pops (8 August 1974)
Another high quality encode of an early 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's good old Jim'll in charge, and the playlist is as follows:
Mud - Rocket
Paul Da Vinci - Your Baby Ain't Your Baby Anymore
The Rolling Stones - It's Only Rock'n'roll (Promo)
The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again (Pan's People)
Hues Corporation - Rock the Boat (top pop)
Bobby Goldsboro - Hello Summertime (Promo)
The Glitter Band - Just For You
Jim Stafford - My Girl Bill
Sweet Dreams - Honey Honey
The Rubettes - Tonight
George McCrae - Rock Your Baby (Top Pop)

Top of the Pops Xmas Day 1974
The Rubettes
John Denver
Alvin Stardust
George McCrae
Stephanie De Sykes
Sparks
Gary Glitter
Sylvia
Queen
Ray Stevens
Suzi Quatro
Carl Douglas
Terry Jacks
Mud

Top of the Pops (4 Sep 1975)
Introduced by Jimmy Saville
5000 Volts I'm on fire Top of the Pops
Sayer,Leo Moonlighting TV studio
Showaddywaddy Heartbeat Top of the Pops
McCafferty,Dan Out of time Top of the Pops
KC and the Sunshine Band That’s the way I like it TV studio
Mathews,Al Fool Top of the Pops
Glitter Band Love in the sun Top of the Pops
King,Jonathan Una paloma blanca Top of the Pops
Procol Harum Pandora's box Top of the Pops
Batt,Mike Summertime city Top of the Pops
Stewart,Rod Sailing Video

Top of the Pops (02 Jan 1975)
Introduced by Jimmy Saville
Wizzard Are you ready to rock Top of the Pops
Tymes Ms Grace Top of the Pops
Wombles Wombling merry Christmas Top of the Pops
Pan's People Dance to-John Holt-help me make it… Top of the Pops
Status Quo Down down TV Studio
Philip and Vanessa Two sleepy people Top of the Pops
Kenny The bump Top of the Pops
Presley,Elvis My boy Top of the Pops (video)
Pilot January Top of the Pops
McTell,Ralph Streets of London Top of the Pops
Swan,Billy I can help TV studio
Mud Lonely this Xmas Top of the Pops

Top of the pops (13th March 1975)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Noel Edmonds presenting
I can do it - Rubettes
Dana - Please tell him that I said hello
Duane Eddy - Play me like you play your guitar
Tam White - What in the worlds come over you
Elton John - Philadelphia freedom (Pan's People)
Johnny Mathis - I'm stone in love with you
Sweet - Fox on the run
Fox - Only you can
Pete Shelley - Love me love my dog
Bay city rollers - Bye bye baby
Gloria Gaynor - I'll be there
Telly Savalas - If

Top of the Pops (20th March 1975)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Toe Knee Black Burn presenting,
and the playlist is as follows.
Kenny - Fancy Pants
Guys and Dolls - There's A Whole Lot Of Lovin'
Goodies - The Funky Gibbon
The Tymes - Some Way, Some How
Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You (Pan's People)
Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces (Promo)
Cliff Richard - It's Only Me
Wigan's Ovation - Sking In The Snow
Lulu - Take Your Mama For A Ride
Moments - Girls
Mike Reid - The Ugly Duckling
Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby
The Osmonds - Having A Party(Promo Clip)

Top of the Pops (10th April 1975)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV
This time, it's Emperor Rosko presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
Teach in - Ding A Dong
Peter Shelley - Love Me Love My Dog
Sweet - Fox On The Run
Three Degrees - Take Good Care Of Yourself
Yin and Yan - If (totp promo)
Bad Comapny - Good Lovin Gone Bad (Promo)
Peter Skellern - Hold On To Love
10CC - Life Is A Minestrone
Jim Gilstrap - Swing Your Daddy (Pan's People)
Goodies - Funky Gibbon
Susan Cadogan - Hurt So Good
Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby

Top of the Pops (24th July 1975)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Noel Edmonds presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
The Sweet – Action
Typically Tropical – Barbados
The Wombles – Super Womble
The Bee Gees – Jive Talkin’ (video)
Sparks – Get In The Swing
Linda Lewis – It’s In His Kiss
Smokie – If You Think You Know How To Love Me
Roger Whittaker – The Last Farewell
Linda Carr & The Love Squad – Highwire (video)
Bing Crosby – That’s What Life Is All About
Hamilton Bohannan – Foot Stompin’ Music (Pan’s People)
Bay City Rollers – Give A Little Love (video)

Top of the Pops Xmas Day 1975
pilot-january
johnny nash-tears on my pillow
windsor davies & don estelle-whispering grass
pans people dance to art garfunkel-i only have eyes for you
ralph mctell-streets of london
tymes-ms grace
tammy wynette-stand by your man
bay city rollers-bye bye baby
mud-lonely this xmas
guys & dolls-theres a whole lot of loving
telly savalas-if
pans people-dance to stylistics-i cant give you anything but my love
10cc-i'm not in love
david essex-hold me close

Top of the Pops - 23-December-1975 ==
Presented by Dave Lee Travis and Jimmy Savile
Performances by:
Steve Harley - Come Up And See Me
Billy Connelly - DIVORCE
Status Quo - Down Down
Typical Tropical - Barbados (Pan's People)
Sweet - Fox On The Run
Rod Stewart - Sailing (Diff Promo)
Mud - Oh Boy
David Bowie - Space Oddity (Pan's People)
Bay City Rollers - Give A Little Love (Promo)
Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (Promo)

Top Of The Pops (1st January 1976)
Presented by Jimmy Savile
Performances by:
Bo Flyers - Do The Buster
Greg Lake - I Believe In Father Christmas (Video)
Mike Oldfield - In Dulce Jubilo (Danced by Pan's People)
Billy Howard - King Of The Cops (Video)
Slik - Forever and Ever
Abba - Mamma Mia (Video)
Glyder - Pick Up & Go
Dana - It's Gonna Be A Cold Cold Christmas
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (Video)

Top of the Pops (January 8, 1976)
1. Osibisa - Sunshine Day
2. Sailor - A Glass Of Champagne
3. R. and J. Stone - We Do It
4. Pan's People - Itchycoo Park
5. Tony Christie - Drive Safely Darlin'
6. Sheer Elegance - Milky Way
7. Electric Light Orchestra - Evil Woman
8. Barbara Dickson - Answer
9. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody (Video)

Top of the Pops (8th April 1976)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Noel Edmonds presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
HOT CHOCOLATE – Don’t Stop It Now
ABBA – Fernando
PAUL NICHOLAS – Reggae Like It Used To Be
THE BEATLES – Paperback Writer (Pan’s People)
10cc – I’m Mandy Fly Me (promo)
LINDA LEWIS – Baby I’m Yours
BAY CITY ROLLERS – Love Me Like I Love You (promo)
THE FOUR SEASONS – Silver Star
THE CARPENTERS – There’s A Kind Of Hush (Pan’s People)
SHEER ELEGANCE – Life Is Too Short Girl
FRANKIE VALLI – Fallen Angel
BROTHERHOOD OF MAN – Save Your Kisses For Me
BARRY WHITE – You See The Trouble With Me (titles)

Top of the Pops (15th April 1976)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's the Hairy Cornflake presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
FOX – S-S-S-Single Bed
THE STYLISTICS – Can’t Help Falling In Love
DIANA ROSS – Theme From ‘Mahogany’ (Pan’s People)
BRASS CONSTRUCTION – Movin’
SAILOR – Girls Girls Girls
THE THREE DEGREES – A Toast Of Love
THE BEATLES & BILLY PRESTON – Get Back (promo)
ISAAC HAYES – Disco Connection (Pan’s People)
SMOKIE – Wild Angels
SILVER CONVENTION – Get Up And Boogie (promo)
ERIC CARMEN – All By Myself
BROTHERHOOD OF MAN – Save Your Kisses For Me (promo)
RODGER COLLINS – You Sexy Sugar Plum (titles)

Top Of The Pops (22nd April 1976)
Presented by David Hamilton
Performances by:
Jimmy James and the Vagabonds - I'll go where your music takes me
John Miles - Music
Rodger Collins - You Sexy Sugar Plum (Danced by Pan's People)
The Bay City Rollers - Love Me Like I Love You (Video)
Harpo - Movie Star
Abba - Fernando (Video)
Sheer Elegance - Life is Too Short Girl
The Sunderland Brothers / Quiver - The Arms of Mary (Video)
Keith Emerson - The Honky Tonk Train Blues
The Rubettes - You're the Reason Why
Hank Mizell - Jungle Rock (Danced by Pan's People)
Gilbert O' Sullivan - Doing What I Know
Brotherhood of Man - Save Your Kisses for Me

Top of the Pops (6th May 1976)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Noel or No Noel presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
MUD – Shake It Down
FRANKIE VALLI – Fallen Angel
THE STYLISTICS – Can’t Help Falling In Love (Ruby Flipper)
BARRY MANILOW – Trying To Get The Feeling
FOX – S-S-S-Single Bed
ROBIN SARSTEDT – My Resistance Is Low
SUTHERLAND BROTHERS & QUIVER – Arms Of Mary
TINA CHARLES – Love Me Like A Lover
THE ROLLING STONES – Fool To Cry (promo)
MAC & KATIE KISSOON – The Two Of Us
J.J. BARRIE – No Charge
CLIFF RICHARD – Devil Woman
ABBA – Fernando (promo)
JOHNNY TAYLOR – Disco Lady (titles)

Top Of The Pops - May 13 1976
City Boy - Hap-Kido Kid
Lee Garrett - You Are My Everything
Diana Ross/Ruby Flipper - Love Hangover
Slik - Requiem
Andrea True Connection - More, More , More
Jimmy James & The Vagabonds - I'll Go Where The Music Takes Me
Gladys Knight & The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
Paul Nicholas - Reggae Like It Used To Be
Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow (promo)
Archie Bell&The Drell/Ruby Flipper - Soul City Walk
Wurzels - I've Got A Brand
ABBA - Fernando (promo)

Top of the Pops (10th June 1976) [TVRip (XviD)]
Noel or No Noel presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
FLINTLOCK – Dawn
THE SURPRISE SISTERS – Got To Get You Into My Life
THE REAL THING – You To Me Are Everything
DION & THE BELMONTS – The Wanderer (Ruby Flipper)
LEE GARRETT – You’re My Everything
THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND – The Boston Tea Party
ARCHIE BELL & THE DRELLS – Soul City Walk (promo)
SLIK – Requiem
MAUREEN McGOVERN – The Continental (Ruby Flipper)
BRYAN FERRY – Let’s Stick Together (promo)
OSIBISA – Dance The Body Music
ELTON JOHN & KIKI DEE – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (promo)
THE WURZELS – Combine Harvester
CANDI STATON – Young Hearts Run Free (titles)

Top Of The Pops (17th June 1976)
Presented by Dave Lee Travis
Performances by:
T. Rex - I Love to Boogie
Gallagher and Lyle - Heart on my Sleeve
Linda and the Funky Boys - Sold my Soul for Rock and Roll (Danced by Ruby Flipper)
Peter Frampton - Show me the Way (Video)
Brotherhood of Man - My Sweet Rosalie
Dolly Parton - Jolene
Mud - Shake it Down
Murray Head - Someone's been rocking my Dreamboat
Thin Lizzy - The Boys are Back in Town
Candy Staton - YOung Hearts Run Free (Danced by Ruby Flipper)
Liverpool Express - You Are My Love
The Wurzels - COmbine Harvester

Top of the Pops (8th July 1976)
Toe Knee Black Burn presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
SUTHERLAND BROTHERS & QUIVER – When The Train Comes In
CANDI STATON – Young Hearts Run Free (promo)
CHAMPS BOYS – Tubular Bells (Ruby Flipper)
BILLY OCEAN – L.O.D.
ELTON JOHN & KIKI DEE – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (promo)
THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND – The Boston Tea Party
DOROTHY MOORE – Misty Blue (promo)
5000 VOLTS – Dr. Kiss Kiss
THE REAL THING – You To Me Are Everything
WAR – Me And Baby Brother (titles)

Top of the Pops (15th July 1976) [TVRip (XviD)]
Another high quality encode of a 1970s
Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV. This time, it's Joyeux
Noel presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
SUNFIGHTER – Story Of The Drag Race Queen
LIVERPOOL EXPRESS – You Are My Love
THE BEATLES – Back In The U.S.S.R. (Ruby Flipper)
BOBBY GOLDSBORO – The Story Of Buck
DR. HOOK – A Little Bit More (promo)
ONE HUNDRED TON & A FEATHER – It Only Takes A Minute
GLAMOUR PUSS – Superman
STATUS QUO – Mystery Song (promo)
TAVARES – Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel (Ruby Flipper)
JIMMY JAMES & THE VAGABONDS – Now Is The Time
DEMIS ROUSSOUS – Forever And Ever (promo & Titles)

Top of the Pops (22nd July 1976) [TVRip (XviD)]
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's the Hairy Bumcrack presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
STEVE HARLEY – Here Comes The Sun
DAVID DUNDAS – Jeans On
DOROTHY MOORE – Misty Blue (promo)
SHEER ELEGANCE – It’s Temptation
THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND – The Boston Tea Party
THE ISLEY BROTHERS – Harvest For The World (Ruby Flipper)
JOHNNY WAKELIN – In Zaire
5000 VOLTS – Dr. Kiss Kiss
JOHNNY CASH – One Piece At A Time (promo)
1776 – Oh Susannah
ELTON JOHN & KIKI DEE – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (promo)
K.C. & THE SUNSHINE BAND – Shake Your Booty (titles)

Top of the Pops (29 July 1976)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's P Diddy David Hamilton presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
Thin Lizzy – Jailbreak
Dr. Hook – A Little Bit More (promo)
Chanter Sisters – Sideshow
Walter Murphy / Ruby Flipper – A Fifth Of Beethoven
Jimmy James & Vagabonds – Now Is The Time
Status Quo – Mystery Song (promo)
Liverpool Express – You Are My Love
Elton John & Kiki Dee – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (promo)

Top of the Pops (5 Aug 1976)
Introduced by Jimmy Saville
Slik The kids a punk Top of the Pops
Dundas,David Jeans on Top of the Pops (+Ruby Flipper)
Spears,Billie Jo What I've got in mind TV studio
Sheer Elegance Its temptation Top of the Pops
Harley,Steve Here comes the sun Video
Ruby Flipper Dance to-KC+sun.band-shake your booty Top of the Pops
Moore,Dorothy Misty blue TV studio
5000 Volts Dr. Kiss Kiss Top of the Pops
Ocean,Billy Love on delivery Top of the Pops
Wakelin,Johnny In Zaire Top of the Pops
Twiggy Here I go again Top of the Pops
John,Elton (+Kiki Dee) Dont go breaking my heart Video

Top of the Pops (19 August 1976)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s
Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's the Hairy Bumcrack presenting, and the playlist is as follows:
HOT CHOCOLATE – Heaven Is On The Back Seat Of My Cadillac
DAVID DUNDAS – Jeans On
5000 VOLTS – Dr. Kiss Kiss
ABBA – Dancing Queen (promo)
JOHNNY WAKELIN – In Zaire
BRYAN FERRY – The Price Of Love (promo)
WINGS – Let ‘Em In (Ruby Flipper)
STEVE HARLEY & COCKNEY REBEL – Here Comes The Sun (promo)
JESSE GREEN – Nice And Slow
TWIGGY – Here I Go Again
ELTON JOHN & KIKI DEE – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (promo)
THE STYLISTICS – 16 Bars (titles)

Top of the Pops (26th August 1976)
Another high quality encode of a 1970s Top of the Pops courtesy of German TV.
This time, it's Noel Edmonds presenting. After a run of Robin Nash-produced shows,
we come to an edition produced by a convicted dog killer. The playlist is as follows:
Manfred Mann's Earth Band - Blinded by the Light
Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing (Ruby Flipper)
Robin Sarstedt - Let's Fall in Love
Can - I Want More
Stylistics - 16 Bars
Mr Acker Bilk, his Clarinet & Strings - Aria
Chi-Lites - You Don't Have to Go (Cartoon clips)
James & Bobby Purify - Morning Glory (Ruby Flipper)
Cliff Richard - I Can't Ask For Any More than You
Gallagher & Lyle - Breakaway
Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart

Top of the pops (9 sept 1976)
Introduced by Jimmy Saville
Eddie & The hotrods - Teenage Depression
Twiggy - Here I go again
Wurzals - I am a cider drinker
Lou Rawls - You'll never find another love (Ruby Flipper)
Cliff Richard - I can't ask for anything more from you
Bay city rollers - I only wanna be with you
Kiki Dee - Loving and free
Manfred Mann - Blinded by the light
Abba - Dancing Queen

Top of the Pops (23 Sep 1976)
Introduced by Tony Blackburn
Smokie I'll meet you at midnight Top of the Pops
Wurzels I am a cider drinker (paloma blanca) Top of the Pops
Dee,Kiki Loving and free Top of the Pops
Bay City Rollers I only wanna be with you Studio
Stewart,Rod Sailing TV studio
Ruby Flipper Dance to-Rick Dees-disco duck Top of the Pops
Manfred Mann's Earthband Blinded by the light Top of the Pops
Drifters Every nights a Saturday night Top of the Pops
ABBA Dancing Queen Channel 9 studios Australia

Top of the Pops (28 Oct 1976)
Price,Alan Kissed away the night Top of the Pops
Sayer,Leo You make me feel like dancing Top of the Pops
Armatrading,Joan Love and affection Top of the Pops
Legs and Co. Dance to-Lalo Schifrin-theme from jaws Top of the Pops
May,Simon Summer of my life Top of the Pops
Wild Cherry Play that funky music Video
Pussycat Mississippi Top of the Pops

Top of the pops (16th November 1976)
Introduced by Kid Jensen
Buzzcocks - Promises
Elton John - Part time love
Showaddywaddy - Pretty little angel eyes
Elvis Costello - Radio Radio
Heatwave - Always and forever
Blondie - Hanging on the telephone
Dean Friedman - Lydia
Streetband - Toast
Queen - Fat bottomed girls
Child - Still the one
Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap

Top of the Pops Xmas Day 1976
Brotherhood of Man - Save all your kisses for me
Ocean,Billy Love really hurts
Sailor - Glass of champagne
Legs and Co. Dance to-Wings-let em in
Real Thing - You to me are everything
Dr Hook - A little bit more (Video)
ABBA - Fernando (Video)
Stewart,Rod - The killing of Georgie (Video)
Our Kid - You just might see me cry
Mathis,Johnny - When a child is born (Video)
Legs and Co. Dance to-Four Seasons-December 63
Chicago - If you leave me now (Video)
Showaddywaddy - Under the moon of love

Top of the pops 19th May 1977
Introduced by Kid Jensen
Suzi quatro, roxy roller
heatwave, too hot to handle
linda lewis, moon & i
Bay city rollers, its a game
carole bayer sager, movin out today
legs & co dance to disco inferno
tony etoria, i can prove it
joy sarney, naughty naughy naughty
Jacksons, show you the way to go
Legs & co shuffle
Jam, in the city
Rod stewart, first cut is the deepest

Top of the Pops (15th December 1977)
Introduced by Elton John
Performances from
Dooleys. love of my life
Legs & co dancing to Egyptin reggae by johnathan richman
Carl Douglas. run back
Dooley wilson. As time goes by
Julie Covington. Only women bleed
Darts. Daddy cool
Legs & co dancing to Elvis My way
John Otway . really Free
Wings. Mull of kintyre

Top of the Pops (24 Aug 1978)
Bilbo She's gonna win Top of the Pops
Essex,David Oh what a circus Video
Blondie Picture this Top of the Pops
Jilted John Jilted John Top of the Pops1
Motors Forget about you Top of the Pops
Foreigner Cold as ice Video
Hi Tension British hustle Top of the Pops
Legs and Co. Dance to-Boney M-brown girl in ring Top of the Pops
Jam David Watts Top of the Pops 1
Legs and Co. Dance to-Commodores-3 times a lady Top of the Pops

Top of the Pops (6 July 1978)
Buzzcocks Love you more Top of the Pops
Marshall Hain Dancing in the city Video
Showaddywaddy A little bit of soap Top of the Pops
Legs and Co. Dance to-A taste of honey-boogie oogie Top of the Pops
ELO Wild west hero Video 2
San Jose Argentinian melody Top of the Pops
Clout Substitute Video
Steel Pulse Prodigal son Top of the Pops
City Boy 5705 Top of the Pops2
Hayward,Justin Forever Autumn Top of the Pops
Newton John,Olivia (+Travolta) You're the one that I want Video (from grease)

Top.of.the.Pops.Christmas1978
Description Noel Edmonds presents a special Top of the Pops from 1978,
with Darts, Abba, Boney M, Brotherhood of Man, Father Abraham, Bee Gees,
Brian and Michael, Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band, Wings, Showaddywaddy,
Rose Royce, Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, and Legs and Co.

TOP OF THE POPS[25/12/79]
Boney M-Mary's boy child
Dury,Ian-Hit me with your rhythm stick
Kay,Janet-Silly games
Numan,Gary-Cars
Roxy Music-Dance away
Legs and Co.-Dance to-Anita Ward-ring my bell
Buggles-Video killed the radio star
Robertson,B A-Bang bang
Blondie-Sunday girl
M-Pop musik
Legs and Co.-Dance to-Bee Gees-tragedy
Martell,Lena-One day at a time
Squeeze-Cool for cats
Dr Hook-When your in love with beautiful woman
Blondie-Dreaming
Numan,Gary (Tubeway Army)-Are friends electric
Racey-Some girls
Richard,Cliff-We dont talk anymore

Top of the pops (14th August 1980)
episode of Top Of The Pops, a legendary episode hosted by
Tommy Vance with a rather surly Roger Daltry in tow
Ultravox – Sleepwalk
David Bowie – Ashes To Ashes (v)
E.L.O. – All Over The World (Legs & Co)
Mike Berry – The Sunshine Of Your Smile
Grace Jones – Private Life
Village People – Can’t Stop The Music (v)
Sue Wilkinson – You’ve Gotta Be A Hustler If You Wanna Get On
Abba – Winner Takes It All (v)

Top Of The Pops (18th September 1980) Host Simon Bates mentions some “troubles at the BBC” * and as a consequence this edition is made up of mostly videos and panned out with some extended interviews with Olivia Newton John and ‘Wonder Woman’ Lynda Carter!
XTC – Generals and Majors (v)
Randy Crawford – One Day I’ll Fly Away (v? uncertain)
Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster (v)
Sheena Easton – Modern Girl
Nick Straker Band – A Walk In The Park
Madness – Baggy Trousers (v)
Billy Joel – Still Rock ‘n’ Roll To Me (v)
Kelly Marie – Feels Like I’m In Love

Top Of The Pops (2nd October 1980)
If you can bear the Hairy Cornflake’s routine about his ‘London Proof Car’ the rest of the show
Gillan – Trouble
Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster (v)
Matchbox – When You Ask About Love
Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (v)
Change – Searching (Legs & Co)
Odyssey – If You’re Looking For A Way Out (v)
Madness – Baggy Trousers
Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me

Top Of The Pops from (16th October 1980)
If you can bear the Hairy Cornflake’s routine about his ‘London Proof Car’ the rest of the show music-wise goes like this
Gillan – Trouble
Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster (v)
Matchbox – When You Ask About Love
Thin Lizzy – Killer On The Loose (v)
Change – Searching (Legs & Co)
Odyssey – If You’re Looking For A Way Out (v)
Madness – Baggy Trousers
Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me

Top Of The Pops (30th October 1980)
He’s assisted along the way by Colin Berry who provides some
‘Pop News’ and reads out the charts. The tracklisting goes like this
Adam & The Ants – Dog Eat Dog
Odyssey- If You’re Looking For A Way Out (v)
Bad Manners – Special Brew
David Bowie – Fashion (Legs & Co)
Sheena Easton – One Man Woman (v)
Olivia Newton-John & Cliff Richard – Suddenly (v)
Showaddywaddy – Why Do Lovers Break Each Others Hearts
Barbara Streisand – Woman In Love (TOTP produced ‘video’)

Top Of The Pops (November 20th 1980)
Motorhead – Ace Of Spades
Boomtown Rats – Banana Republic (v)
Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out (Legs & Co)
Eddy Grant – Do You Feel My Love
Rod Stewart – Passion (v)
Kool And The Gang – Celebration
Dennis Waterman – I Could Be So Good For You
Blondie – Tide Is High (v)

Top of the pops (11th December 1980)
Richard Skinner hosts this episode of Top Of The Pop
from December of 1980. The tracklisting is as follows
Adam & The Ants – Antmusic
Showaddywaddy – Blue Moon
Madness – Embarrassment
Status Quo – Lies
Matchbox – Over The Rainbow
Police – De Do Do Do De Da Da Da (v)
Queen – Flash
Stray Cats – Runaway Boys
Abba – Super Trouper (v)
John Lennon – Imagine (live)

Top Of The Pops (18th December 1980)
“The last Christmas Top of the Pops before the Christmas Top of the Pops...
” says Simon Bates a bit confusedly in the penultimate TOTP of 1980.
(This episode contains all studio performances, no videos)
The Beat – Too Nice To Talk To
St Winifred’s School Choir – There’s No One Quite Like Grandma
Barron Knights – Never Mind the Presents
Specials – Do Nothing
Gary Numan – This Wreckage
Robert Palmer – Looking For Clues
Chas & Dave – Rabbit
Nolans – Who’s Gonna Rock You?
Jona Lewie – Stop The Cavalry
John Lennon – Just Like Starting Over (Legs & Co)

St Winifreds, Barron Knights and an interview with Little and Large?
What had we done to deserve this? Fortunately the episode redeems itself
with an excellent Specials performance (check out the Xmas jumpers!)
a first play for the now ubiquitous ‘Stop The Cavalry’ and Robert Palmer
in what can only be described as a leather suit (!)

Top Of The Pops (25th December 1980)
The Nolans – I’m In The Mood For Dancing
Dexy’s Midnight Runners – Geno
Blondie – Atomic (v)
Paul McCartney – Coming Up (v)
Barbara Streisand – Woman In Love (Legs & Co)
Liquid Gold – Dance Yourself Dizzy
David Bowie – Ashes To Ashes (v)
Marti Webb – Take That Look Off Your Face
Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me (v)
Abba – Super Trouper (v)
Lipps Inc.- Funkytown (Legs & Co)
Leo Sayer – More Than I Can Say
Sheena Easton – 9 to 5
Pink Floyd – Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) (v)
St Winifred’s School Choir – There’s No One Quite Like Grandma