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Sandie Shaw talks about Eurovision 1967 and BBC

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – The first British act to win the Eurovision Song Contest, Sandie Shaw, has written a blog post on the Huffington Post criticising the BBC for making a mockery of the annual event. 355 more words


UK : Sandie Shaw talks of how the BBC ignored her at Eurovision in Vienna when she won in 1967

UK : Sandie Shaw talks of how the BBC ignored her at Eurovision in Vienna when she won in 1967

Sandie Shaw gave the United Kingdom their first win at Eurovision in Vienna back in 1967 with the iconic song… 874 more words

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Yesterday Man - Chris Andrews (1965)

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Chris Andrews is a British singer/songwriter born Romford, Essex in 1942. He had limited success singing but had a huge hit with Yesterday Man in 1965. 163 more words

Chris Andrews

Happy birthday, Sandie Shaw

60’s pop star, Sandie Shaw, fronting The Smiths!

and some of her classics, of course


Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton is 62 years old today. Unfortuntaley, and I mean that, I will not be posting any songs he’s sung because they’re just a bit shite really. 149 more words


Music to Make Horror Movies By: Sandie Shaw

How about a 60s anthem about romantic disappointment…with a possible sinister edge?

Sandie Shaw’s perky Girl Don’t Come gave a feminist ringtone to the being stood-up quandary, but looking at the lyrics through the eyes of an Alfred Hitchcock or a David Fincher gives this wistful tune a possibly dangerous connotation. 40 more words


Age of Innocence, 1956 - The Eurovision Song Contest

Four years earlier the Great Smog of 1952 darkened the streets of London and killed approximately four thousand people in the short time of four days and a further eight thousand died from its effects in the following weeks and months.  673 more words