Eurovision Song Contest 1981

I’m determined to watch every Eurovision Song Contest! So here are my choices for best songs from the 1981 contest. I’d only heard Germany and United Kingdom’s entries before. Rank Country Title, Artist Eurovision Final Ranking 1 Portugal “Playback”, Carlos Paião 18 2 Switzerland “Io senza te”, Peter, Sue and Marc 4 3 Germany “JohnnyContinue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 1981”

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”

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 2012 FINAL

Just finished watching the final of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest broadcast from Baku, Azerbaijan. Great show, great production, lots of good songs and goodwill. For the first time, my top choice matched the actual winner! My top ten favorite songs were: Country My Rank ESC Rank Sweden 1 1 Moldova 2 11 Turkey 3Continue reading “Eurovision Song Contest 2012 FINAL”