Episode 86 – “1988: Tron, Shoulder Pads, and That Winning Canadian”

In this episode, we chat about host city of Dublin (again!), the hosts of 1988, the postcards, the controversies, the fashion at Eurovision 1988, 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 1988 based on a jury of two.

Songs Include:

Sufi – MFÖ (Turkey)

Stad i ljus – Tommy Körberg (Sweden)

La chica que yo quiero (Made in Spain) – La Década (Spain)

Shangri-La – Gerard Joling (The Netherlands)

Take Him Home – Jump The Gun (Ireland)

For vår jord – Karoline Krüger (Norway)

Croire – Lara Fabian (Luxembourg)

Ka’ du se hva’ jeg sa’? – Hot Eyes (Denmark)

Go – Scott Fitzgerald (United Kingdom)

Ne partez pas sans moi – Céline Dion (Switzerland)

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

We’re going to Bergin for 1986 for episode 87 and that’s coming after our trip to Liverpool!

But before that, out ESC 2023 preview is coming very very very 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.

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