Top of the Pops - The Full Shows 1966-1970

16th June 1966
Presented by: Pete Murray & Samantha Juste

Frank Sinatra - Strangers in the night (Charts)
Herman's Hermits - This door swings both ways
Cilla Black - Don’t answer me
Kinks - Sunny afternoon
Hollies - Bus stop
Yardbirds - Over under sideways down
Beach Boys - Sloop John B (film)
Gene Pitney - Nobody needs your love
Beatles - Rain 
Beatles - Paperback writer 

It is rumoured that this edition exists in full in a private collection.The Kinks 'Sunny Afternoon' Exists as an orphan clip.The Beatles tracks have reportedly been seen briefly and a rumoured copy is held by Apple Corps.
The Hollies 'Bus Stop' has also surfaced in 2010. However it is uncertain that this is part of this edition.


6th & 27th July 1967
Presented by: Alan Freeman, Samantha Juste


Beatles - All you need is love (Our World) 
Monkees - Alternate title (insert)
Procol Harum - A whiter shade of pale 
Turtles - She’d rather be with me 
Pink Floyd - See Emily play
Dave Davies - Death of a clown 
Alan Price Set - The house that Jack built 
Tom Jones - I’ll never fall in love again 
Beatles - All you need is love (BBC Promo)

Not strictly one complete show but 2 recovered reels that have been combined here as the surviving parts from these 2 shows.


25th December 1967
Presented by: Jimmy Savile
Pete Murray & Alan Freeman

Bee Gees - Massachusetts
Monkees - I'm A Believer (Promo)
Rolling Stones - Let's Spend The Night Together
Long John Baldry - Let The Heartaches Begin
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Zabadak
Lulu - Love Loves To Love
Scott McKenzie - San Francisco (Promo)
Diana Ross & Supremes - Reflections (Go-Jo's)
Cliff Richard - All My Love
Procol Harum - Whiter Shade Of Pale
The Beatles - All You Need Is love (One World)
Englebert Humperdinck - The Last Waltz   

Repeated on BBC4


15th February 1968
Presented by: Jimmy Savile
& Dave Cash

Manfred Mann - The Mighty Quinn (Song & Charts)
The Foundations - Back On My Feet Again
Status Quo - Pictures of Matchstick Men
Alan Price Set - Don't Stop The Carnival
Brenton Wood - Gimmie Some Sign (rpt perf)
The Move - Fire Brigade
Herman's Hermits - I Can Take Or Leave Your Loving
Amen Corner - Bend Me Shape Me
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Legend of Xanadu
Manfred Mann - The Mighty Quinn   

Edit at the end of 'Legend of Xanadu' apparently due to a power failure.
Repeated on BBC4.


6th June 1968
Presented by: Jimmy Savile
& Davy Jones

The Equals - Baby Come Back
Dionne Warwick - Do You Know The Way To San Jose (Totp Promo)
Don Partridge - Blue Eyes
Julie Driscoll - This Wheels On Fire (rpt perf)
Manfred Mann - My Name Is Jack
Cilla Black - Where Is Tomorrow
Rolling Stones - Jumpin Jack Flash (Official Promo)
Gary Puckett - Young Girl (Promo)  

The links between the songs are all mute.


27th February 1969
Presented by: Stuart Henry


Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Disc) 
Cliff Richard - Good Times, Better Times
Sandie Shaw - Monsieur Dupont
Donald Peers - Please Don't Go
Hollies - Sorry Suzanne
Glen Campbell - Witchita Lineman (Promo)
Cilla Black - Surround Yourself With Sorrow
Peter Sarstedt - Where Do You Go To My Lovely

Some mute links between the songs. The sound at the beginning of this show is damaged.
Apparently there is another copy of this show at the BBC which has sound of the DJ links.


6th March 1969
Presented by: Alan Freeman


Peter Sarstedt - Where Do You Go To My Lovely (Sound & Charts)
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich – Don Juan
Stevie Wonder – I Don’t Know Why (I Love You)
Love Affair – One Road
Lulu – Boom Bang-A-Bang 
The Tymes – People
The Bee Gees – The First Of May
Peter Sarstedt – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)  


29th January 1970
Presented by: Jimmy Savile


Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows(Song & Charts)
Bloodwyn Pig - Same Old Story
Arrival - Friends *
Rare Bird - Sympathy
Chicago - I'm A Man (Pan's People)
Jethro Tull - Witches Promise
Mary Hopkin - Temma Harbour (Promo & Crowd)
Shocking Blue - Venus
Badfinger - Come And Get It
Jonathan King - Let It All Hang Out
Brotherhood of Man - United We Stand
Canned Heat - Lets Work Together (Totp Promo)
Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows

Some of this edition exists in colour partly due to inserts existing on other BBC reels.
Colour performances: Blodwyn Pig, Arrival, Rare Bird, Jethro Tull, Badfinger.
* Slight damage to the film print at the end of this clip.
Repeated on Einsfestival


5th February 1970
Presented by: Tony Blackburn


Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Song & Charts)
Shocking Blue - Venus (rpt perf)
Barry Ryan - Magic Spell
Peter Paul & Mary - Leaving On A Jet Plane (video)
Jackson 5 - I Want you Back (audience dancing)
John Lennon - Instant Karma (video)
Billy Preston - Everything I've Got
Vanity Fair - Hitchin A Ride  (rpt perf)
Judy Collins - Both Sides Now (Pan's People)
Fifth Dimension - Wedding Bell Blues (video)
Sandie Shaw - By Tomorrow
Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You  (rpt perf)
B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head
Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (rpt perf)  

Black & White
Repeated on Einsfestival


26th February 1970
Presented by: Jimmy Savile


Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows(Song & Charts)
White Plains - My Baby Loves Love
Kenny Rogers & First Edition - Something's Burning
Pickettywitch - That Same Old Feeling
Steam - Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Goodbye (video)
Dave Dee - My Woman's Man
Shocking Blue - Venus (audience dancing)
Steve & Albert - Follow The Bouncing Ball
Mary Hopkin - Temma Harbour (Pan's People)
Jackson 5 - I Want You Back (video)
Malcolm Roberts - We Can Make It Girl
Cuff Links - When Julie Comes Around
Dave Clark 5 - Everybody Get Together
Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (crowd dancing & credits) 

Black & White

15th October 1970
Presented by: Tony Blackburn

Freda Payne - Band Of Gold (Song & Charts) 
Christie - San Bernadino 
Deep Purple - Black Night (Repeated Clip) 
Horace Faith - Black Pearl (Audience)
Richard Barnes - Go North 
The Rattles - The Witch 
Matthews Southern Comfort - Woodstock (Promo Video) 
Baskin & Copperfield - I Never See The Sun  
Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You (Pan's People) 
Hollies - Gasoline Alley Bred 
Jimmy Ruffin - It's Wonderful 
Freda Payne - Band Of Gold (crowd dancing & credits)
DJ Links are Mute