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You may have notice an upswing in Eurovision Song Contest content of late, both historic and 2012ish.
It’s all part of a multi-platformed content delivery portal undertaking that will be cranking up over the next few months.
Get a taste by clicking here.
This glorious one stop shop of all thing joyfully Eurovisiony will beguile you with blogs, make you ponder with its podcasts and captivate you with its coverage of the contenders.
And by April joyeurovision.com will spread its wings even further on Saturday nights.
These are exciting times indeed !
And here’s Wislawa Szymborska ‘s poem “Children of Our Era“, which I read on the program.
Make Believe Ballroom – Bobby Short
The most elegant of the cabaret singers of New York in the late 20th century. Swelegant indeed.
Fox On The Run – Sweet
The glammest of glam rockers who so permeated anyone who went through adolescence in the the 1970s.
Don’t Knock Love – Kate Ceberano & Jon Stevens
Count On Me – Nat Col & The Kings
Underground – Monique Brumby
Foolin’ Around – Patsy Cline
A Guy Is A Guy – Doris Day
What a title. What a singer.
Rock Me – Riva
Vous Obliez Votre Cheval – Charles Trenet
A hugely popular French singer best known to a wider audience for “La Mer”.
Tin Roof Blues – Louis Armstrong
The Song With Violins – Amanda McBroom
Super Man – Pan Am
The Glory Of Love – The Velvetones
I Know An Old Lady – Jon Pertwee
Glass Figurine – Andrew Bird
You Belong To Me – Jo Stafford
Get Down – Gene Chandler
Fried Onions – Lord Rockingham’s XI
Takia Rari – Yma Sumac
Natasha – Rufus Wainwright
Rock You Sinners – Art Baxter & His Rock’N’Roll Sinners
Passenger – Powderfinger
New Technology – Waikiki