Episode 81 – “1989: Neons, Cheese, and Rocked By 7 Points”


In this episode, we chat about host city Lausanne, the two hosts of 1989, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1989, 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 1989 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Bana Bana – Pan (Turkey)

Venners nærhet – Britt Synnøve Johansen (Norway)

Conquistador – Da Vinci (Portugal)

La dolce vita – Anneli Saaristo (Finland)

Nacida para amar – Nina (Spain)

Nur ein Lied – Thomas Forstner (Austria)

En dag – Tommy Nilsson (Sweden)

Vi maler byen rød – Birthe Kjær (Denmark)

Why Do I Always Get It Wrong – Live Report (United Kingdom)

Rock Me – Riva (Yugoslavia)

The Yoda Beanie of Doom then gave us our next year for Season Four:

We’re off to The Hague for 1980!

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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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