Episode 82 – “1980: A Volunteer, A Tight Budget, and That Bloke From Frankston”

Merry Johnny Logan Christmas, everyone!

In this episode, we chat about host city The Hague, the host of (and the rest) of 1980, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1980, 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 1980 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Bitaqat Hub – Samira Said (Morocco)

Euro-Vision – Telex (Belgium)

Sámiid ædnan – Sverre Kjelsberg and Mattis Hætta (Norway)

Papa Pingouin – Sophie and Magaly (Luxembourg)

Du bist Musik – Blue Danube (Austria)

Amsterdam – Maggie MacNeal (The Netherlands)

Cinéma – Paola (Switzerland)

Love Enough for Two – Prima Donna (United Kingdom)

Theater – Katja Ebstein (Germany)

What’s Another Year – Johnny Logan (Ireland)

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

We’re off to Brussels for 1987! Back to back Johnny Logan wins!

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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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