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”

Eurovision Song Contest 1993

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Milstreet, Ireland on May 15. 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 Denmark “Under stjernerne på himlen”, Tommy SeebachContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1993”

Music from Ireland / Ceol ó Éirinn

In celebration of St. Patrick’s today, here are ten songs from Ireland (in no particular order). 1. Terminal 3 by Linda Martin (Eurovision 1984) 2. Never Get Old by Sinéad O’Connor 3. Raggle Taggle Gypsy/Tabhair dom do laimh by Planxty 4. Gathering Mushrooms by Clannad 5. Waiting For An Alibi by Thin Lizzy 6. Jiggery Pokery byContinue reading “Music from Ireland / Ceol ó Éirinn”

Eurovision Song Contest 1992

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Malmö, Sweden on May 9. 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 Greece “Olou Tou Kosmou I Elpida”, CleopatraContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1992”

Eurovision Song Contest 1988

Here are my choices for the 1988 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Switzerland before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Belgium “Laissez briller le soleil”, Reynaert 18 (tie) 2 Ireland “Take Him Home”, Jump The Gun 8 3 Switzerland “Ne partez pas sansContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1988”

Eurovision Song Contest 1984

Here are my choices for the 1984 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Sweden before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Turkey “Halay”, Beş Yıl Önce, On Yıl Sonra 12 2 Ireland “Terminal 3”, Linda Martin 2 3 Portugal “Silêncio e Tanta Gente”, MariaContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1984”

Eurovision Song Contest 1982

Here are my choices for the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the German entry before watching the entire contest online. Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Germany “Ein bißchen Frieden”, Nicole 1 2 Switzerland “Amour on t’aime”, Arlette Zola 3 3 Cyprus “Mono I Agapi”, Anna Vissi 5 4 Israel “Hora”,Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1982”

Eurovision Song Contest 1980

I lived in England from 1976 to 1979, and saw the 1977, 1978, and 1979 Eurovision Song Contests. I didn’t watch the contest again until 2011, and have watched it ever since. I decided to watch the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest to “pick up where I had left off” when I left England. I had onlyContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1980”