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It’s a happy birthday to our favourite Eurovision people, living and dead.

14 September – For he’s very special

I know you love Fridays. And I know you love to let your hair down a little on Fridays. So what could be better...

12 September – And I’m a bit fragile

You want bang up to date? Yes, bang bang bang up to date. Well, almost bang up to date. When the fun and games...

10 September – I’m waiting for you

I like to vary the countries that I pick songs from. Sometimes I go for those that have been in year in, year out....

9 September – The naked ape is dancing

From today's post title, you've probably already guessed today's featured song. But if you've not, feel free to read on. Sometimes we get that hot...

7 September – Come along to our dream island

I know, I know. We've had too much obscurity of late. Songs you may have seen once and forgotten about have their place. Today...

6 September – Why do we all just pretend?

I'm continuing to celebrate the forgotten songs of Eurovision. And if you think the one the other day was forgotten, then think again. Cyprus has...

4 September – You are like salt on my wound

Are there entries you forget? Those songs that competed as earnestly as any other, and yet disappeared without trace once the curtain went down...

2 September – Coming from the village

There's a word I want to use today, as today's song reminds me of it. It might feature in this article, or I might...

30 August – Like two sailing boats in the sea

As I've mentioned before, many songs that we expect to do well, fall at the semi-final stage. We ask ourselves why. Well at least...

25 August – My plane is landing on the unlit runway...

Yesterday we had sublime Portuguese nonsense to entertain you. Today we have a song that you might want to keep away from spaniels and...