Monthly Archives: November 2016

366 The Voice – Eimear Quinn (Ireland, 1996)

The most recent of Ireland’s record-setting seven winning songs is at No. 366, 58 places higher than win No. 6 (see No. 424). Higher too than win No. 4 – Linda Martin’s Why Me fell short of the Top 500 … Continue reading

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367 Frei Zu Leben – Chris Kempers & Daniel Kovac (Germany, 1990)

Christiane Kempers and Daniel Kovac were brought together by Germany’s Mr Eurovision, Ralph Siegel, specifically for the 1990 contest, which was held in Zagreb in Croatia, after Yugoslavia’s first and only win the year before with Rock Me by Riva. With Croatia … Continue reading

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368 À Force De Prier – Nana Mouskouri (Luxembourg, 1963)

Commentators often cite Abba and Celine Dion when attempting to associate Eurovision with global superstars. Sometimes also mentioned is Julio Iglesias, the best selling Latin artist in history and Spain’s representative in 1970 with Gwendolyne. Rarely, though, does the name Nana Mouskouri … Continue reading

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369 Come Back – Jessica Garlick (United Kingdom, 2002)

Come Back by Jessica Garlick is the only UK entry in the last 18 years to have finished inside the Top 3. Compare that to the UK’s record at their first 18 contests where they reached the Top 3 no … Continue reading

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