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A Song for Europe

Synopsis

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The song which will represent the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest in Paris will be chosen this evening from the 12 finalists, who will perform live before an invited audience in the Royal Albert Hall, London. Juries from 14 regions will vote for the winning song.
Song No 1: Shine It On performed by Christian
Song No 2: Oh No, Look What You've Done performed by Brown Sugar
Song No 3: Door In My Face performed by The Fruit Eating Bears
Song No 4: Moments performed by Jacquie Sullivan
Song No 5: Too Much In Love performed by Sunshine
Song No 6: Lonely Nights performed by Ronnie France
Song No 7: One Glance performed by The Jarvis Brothers
Song No 8: The Bad Old Days performed by Co-Co
Song No 9: We Got It Bad performed by Bob James
Song No 10: Don't Bother To Knock performed by Midnight
Song No 11: Don't Let Me Stand In Your Way performed by Babe Rainbow
Song No 12: Solid Love performed by Labi Siffre
Introduced by Terry Wogan who says "I compered A Song for Europe last year - though it wasn't shown then on TV - and I was very impressed by the standard of the songs and performances. In fact, I thought it was far higher than the general standard in the Eurovision Song Contest itself. This year I shall be introducing both shows again, and I feel our chances should be good. The British entries for the Eurovision contest have always been of high quality, and our overall record is very good - we've usually been in the first three."

Contributors

Introduced by: Terry Wogan
Sound: Chris Holcombe
Lighting: Bert Robinson
Designer: Victor Meredith
Producer: Stewart Morris
Orchestra: Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra






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