Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Birthdays

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

Eurovision birthdays 7/2 – We need more songs about swineherds

Duets are a curious thing. They're songs that are not right for a soloist, but there needs to be a bit of banter...

Eurovision birthdays 5/2 – No strings attached?

Gimp. There, I've said it. We're running short of new things to try on the Eurovision stage, and a gimp suit was...

Eurovision birthdays 3/2 – Until you have a birthday

I miss Slovakia in the Eurovision Song Contest. They tried different stuff in the various appearance, but got roundly ignored. I maintain...

Eurovision birthdays 2/2 – Deeng dong

Rule number one of being a Eurovision fan: Always know who the winners are. Even if you can't remember who sang for Monaco...

Eurovision birthdays 1/2 – If I wore Shakespeare’s poetry hat

Please do not adjust your viewing device. This video is in black & white. If you're not sure what was all about,...

Eurovision birthdays 31/1 – 1-2-7-3 – that (was) my secret combination

Those Greek fans are real fans. Almost to the point of being manic. It is true that they've had it quite good...

Eurovision birthdays 30/1 – Only a gentleman has a chance

Some people out there remember the contest in black & white. I do. Not the pre-1968 stuff, oh dear me know. ...

Eurovision birthdays 29/1 – An email to Berlin, to Dublin and...

Did I have you fooled? Did you think you were going to be treated to a song from a Dutch national final in...

Eurovision birthdays 28/1 – I’m back again, just one more time...

Songs cover all sorts of subjects. Love (giggle, giggle), peace, penguins, cake. They're your main four. Then you get those slightly...

Eurovision birthdays 26/1 – Only 15 and a bit weeks to...

I'm back, and I've picked a Eurovision legend today, from this year's host country. No, it's not Alf Poier although I can tell...