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”

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 1998

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest. Except for the winning entry from Israel, I had not heard any of these songs until now. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Netherlands “Hemel en aarde”, Edsilia 4 2 Macedonia “Ne zori, zoro”, Vlado Janevski 19 3 HungaryContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1998”

Eurovision Song Contest 1991

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1991 Eurovision Song Contest. Unlike many of the contests I’m now reviewing, I had actually seen this contest online a few years ago and was already familiar with several of the songs. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “C’est le dernier quiContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1991”

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 1969

Here are my choices for best songs at the 1969 Eurovision Song Contest, which I watched with @Dixenborg and @Eurovisually; I’d heard the four winners before but not the other songs. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 France “Un jour, un enfant”, Frida Boccara 1 (tie) 2 Switzerland “Bonjour, bonjour”, Paola DelContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1969”

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 1987

Here are my choices for the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Ireland before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Finland “Sata salamaa”, Vicky Rosti & Boulevard 15 2 Iceland “Hægt og hljótt”, Halla Margrét 16 3 Denmark “En lille melodi”, Anne-Cathrine HerdorfContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1987”

Eurovision Song Contest 1985

Here are my choices for the 1985 Eurovision Song Contest; I’d only heard the entry from Norway before watching the entire contest online. My Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Germany “Für alle”, Wind 2 2 Portugal “Penso em ti, eu sei”, Adelaide 18 3 Norway “La det swinge”, Bobbysocks! 1 4 BelgiumContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1985”

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”