6 thoughts on “It’s Eurovision Time Again!

  • deep green puddock

    Must admit this made me laugh. We were easily amused in those days.
    Actually I was never aware until now that it is a slightly weird musical amalgum of traditional folk, and a slightly bluesy riff in the middle. I suspect musicologists can place this novelty piece somewhere quite interesting in some great musical map. I wonder if it eventually leads to this
    Well, sort of!

  • Geoff

    I remember looking up what was Number 1 when I was born, and this was the slightly embarrassing result. This is only the second time I’ve heard it, and I daresay it’s starting to grow on me.

    Now if only someone somewhere has documented all the lyrics…

  • Suhayl Saadi

    Geoff, you make me feel really old! I recorded this song and many others, on a reel-to-reel tape-recorder when I was ten! Mary, I agree that Vicky Leandros was super, a very talented and beautiful singer! I recorded her ‘Come What May’ as well on my reel-to-reel… she was my ideal, that maxi velvet dress, long black hair… ‘Love is Blue’ is a better song, though.

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