Episode 72 – “1997: Ronan Keating’s Mullet, Bye For Now To Italy, and That Winning Green Shirt”

In this episode, we chat about host city Dublin, the two hosts of 1997, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1997, the interval act, European and Australian news, what was happening in entertainment, the WTF and OMG moments of the contest, the voting, and play our top 10 of 1997 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Minn Hinsti Dans  – Paul Oscar (Iceland)

Stemmen I Mit Liv  – Kolig Kaj (Denmark)

Primadonna – Alla Pugacheva (Russia)

Ale Jestsem – Anna Jopek (Poland)

Let Me Fly – Debbie Scerri (Malta)

Mana Mou – Hara and Andreas Konstantiou (Cyprus)

Fiumi Di Parole – Jalisse (Italy)

Dinle – Sebnem Paker & Grup Ethnic (Turkey)

Mysterious Woman – Marc Roberts (Ireland)

Love Shine A Light – Katrina and the Waves (United Kingdom)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us the next year for Season Three:

We’re heading to Birmingham (Mark’s place of birth) for 1998!

There will be a bit of a gap in recording Episode 73 as we move house. Farewell old booth!

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Legal and Licencing Notice:

“We at Wind Machine Podcast have taken every legal step allowed to us to present this podcast with a current APRA licence and we claim “Fair Use” for the music played.

We are not affiliated with the EBU (European Broadcasting Union), its partners, or SBS (Special Broadcasting Service). We are just fans.”

Intro and Indents provided by Shock Wave SoundInto The Lights by Global Sound System.

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