Eurovision Song Contest 1963

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1963 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in London, England on March 23. Except for the winning entry from Denmark, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Sweden “En gång i Stockholm”, Monica ZetterlundContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1963”

Eurovision Song Contest 1994

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1994 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Dublin, Ireland on April 30. Except for the winning entry from Ireland, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “Je suis un vrai garçon”, NinaContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1994”

My choices for Eurovision 2015

It’s difficult to compare songs. If one song has a catchy tune but insipid words, while another has profound lyrics and a boring melody, which one is better? If a great song is sung poorly or a mediocre song has some amazing arrangements, which one is better? My mood can even affect the comparison: oneContinue reading “My choices for Eurovision 2015”

Eurovision Song Contest 1979

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest; this was the third contest I actually saw live on television when my family lived in England. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “Je suis l’enfant soleil”, Anne-Marie David 3 2 Spain “Su canción”, Betty Missiego 2 3Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1979”

Eurovision Song Contest 1989

Here are my choices for the 1989 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Yugoslavia before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Italy “Avrei voluto” , Anna Oxa & Fausto Leali 9 (tie) 2 United Kingdom “Why Do I Always Get It Wrong?”, Live ReportContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1989”

Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Final

Here it is, everyone–my top ten choices for best songs from Eurovision Song Contest 2014! Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Hungary “Running”, András Kállay-Saunders 5 2 Netherlands “Calm After the Storm”, The Common Linnets 2 3 Austria “Rise Like a Phoenix“, Conchita Wurst 1 4 Sweden “Undo”, Sanna Nielsen 3 5 SwitzerlandContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Final”

Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Semifinal 2

Here are my choices for best songs from the second semifinal of Eurovision Song Contest 2014: Rank Country Title, Artist 1 Georgia “Three Minutes to Earth“, The Shin and Mariko 2 Switzerland “Hunter of Stars“, Sebalter 3 Austria “Rise Like a Phoenix“, Conchita Wurst 4 Poland “My Słowianie – We Are Slavic“, Donatan & CleoContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 2014 Semifinal 2”