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Top of the Pops

Savile finishes what he started

Rob Sharp

Sunday July 30, 2006

The Observer

Tonight at 7pm the last Top of the Pops goes out with the same front man as the first show had all those years ago in 1964, Sir Jimmy Savile. Sir Jimmy, in his shiny suit, his dress sense untarnished by the years, will have a little help from his friends Janice Long, Reggie Yates, Dave Lee Travis, Mike Read, Tony Blackburn, Pat Sharp, Rufus Hound, Sarah Cawood and Edith Bowman. The show's swan son will include the Rolling Stones, with a rendition of 'I Wanna Be Your Man' first aired in 1964, and recordings of the Spice Girls, the Jackson Five, Robbie Williams, Beyonce and Madonna.

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