Episode 76 – “1996: A Rebrand, Ooh Aah A-ha, and RTE’s Wallet Opens Again”

In this episode, we chat about host city Oslo, the two hosts of 1996, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1996, 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 1996 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Liefde is een kaartspel – Lisa del Bo (Belgium)

Beşinci Mevsim – Şebnem Paker (Turkey)

Weil’s dr guat got – George Nussbaumer (Austria)

Ooh Aah… Just a Little Bit – Gina G (United Kingdom)

De eerste keer – Maxine and Franklin Brown (The Netherlands)

O meu coração não tem cor – Lúcia Moniz (Portugal)

Sveta ljubav – Maja Blagdan (Croatia)

Den vilda – One More Time (Sweden)

I evighet – Elisabeth Andreassen (Norway)

The Voice – Eimear Quinn (Ireland)

Part 1 of 5 of the 1996 NRK documentary here

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

We’re back in Dublin for 1994!!

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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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