Episode 84 – “1984: Teenagers, Similar Staging, and Golden Shoes”

In this episode, we chat about host city Luxembourg, the host of 1984, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1984, 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 1984 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Ciao, amore – Vlado and Isolda (Yugoslavia)

Ik hou van jou – Maribelle (The Netherlands)

Aufrecht geh’n – Mary Roos (Germany)

Hengaillaan – Kirka (Finland)

Love Games – Belle and the Devotions (United Kingdom)

I treni di Tozeur – Alice and Franco Battiato (Italy)

Det’ lige det – Hot Eyes (Denmark)

Lady, Lady – Bravo (Spain)

Terminal 3 – Linda Martin (Ireland)

Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley – Herreys (Sweden)

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

We’re off to Harrogate for 1982 for episode 85.

We will then have a baby break as we’re away… but never fear, we’ll be back to 80s goodness soon!

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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.

Snippets of Voulez-Vous by ABBA and Halay by Beş Yıl Önce, On Yıl Sonra included for discussion.

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