|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1946|
|Death: ||May 26, 2011|
New York, USA
Flick Colby was a founder member of Dance Troupe 'Pan's People' who appeared on BBC Television programme Top of The Pops.Born Felicity Isabelle Colby in Hazelton,Pennsylvania,America. Her father was Thomas Colby a Professor of German at Hamilton College,Clinton, Oneida County,New York State.Colby trained as a Ballet dancer,she was a slim,blonde very attractive young girl, who performed in many Musicals before moving to London,England in 1966.
Here she formed the Dance Troupe 'Pan's People' with..Babs Lord,Ruth Pearson,Dee Dee Wilde and Louise Clarke.
Colby later took a back seat from performing and became the choreographer for the group.They became a regular feature on the Pop Programme..Top of The Pops and performed a raunchy and provocative dance routine to a song, when the artist could not appear on the show. This caused the ratings to rise and the girls were a popular favourite with young male viewers.
Pan's People performed on Top of The Pops from..1968..to..1976,when the group split Colby along with Ruth Pearson managed and choreographed Ruby Flipper and Legs and Co. The magic of Pan's People was never to be regained.In 1984 Colby returned to the United States and bought a farm in New York State and opened a gift shop called..Paddywacks,met her husband George Bahike, a Professor of English Literature at Hamilton College(the same college where her father had lectured).A portrait of Flick by Lewis Morley is at the National Portrait Gallery,London,England.
James Ramble (1967) Dissolved.
George Bahike (2003 untill his death in 2011)
Let's Go Dancing. Co-Wrote with Elizabeth Romain.
Cause Of Death : Breast Cancer,Broncho-pneumonia.(Aged 65.)
Donations At Flick Colby's Funeral:Living Beyond Breast Cancer.
Chenango Valley Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Paul Monaghan
Record added: Jul 09, 2011
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