Monthly Archives: September 2015

500 Ven A Bailar Conmigo – Guri Schanke (Norway, 2007)

45 year old actress Guri Schanke was no spring chicken when she represented her country in Eurovision 2007. Starting out in musical theatre she’d been appearing on Norwegian TV since the early 1980s and two years before the contest had finished runner up … Continue reading

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501 You’re Summer – Nova (Sweden, 1973)

We opened with Refrain at No. 502 so it would make sense to take a quick look at the song that just missed out on a Top 500 placing before we embark upon our countdown in earnest. Nova were Claes af Geijerstam and Göran Fristorp. … Continue reading

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502 Refrain – Lys Assia (Switzerland, 1956)

Let’s begin our countdown of the best songs from the first sixty years of Eurovision just outside the Top 500 – at No. 502 – with the song that won the very first contest back in 1956. The venue was the Teatro … Continue reading

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