The Greatest Hits

June 28, 2017

The Greatest Hits

Sandie Shaw - Puppet on a String (UK)
Eurovision 1967

Sandie Shaw is the multi-talented barefoot goddess who stole the show in ‘67. She continued her career in the music industry but perhaps now better known as the barefoot therapist.


Julio Iglesias - Gwendolyne (Spain)
Eurovision 1970

Julio Iglesias may not have won ‘70 edition of the ESC, but he’s won the hearts of millions of fans around the world thereafter.


ABBA - Waterloo (Sweden)
Eurovision 1974

Waterloo was called the best Eurovision song of all time, and ABBA has been hailed as one of the greatest pop groups in history.


Olivia Newton-John - Long Live Love (UK)
Eurovision 1974

Olivia Newton-John’s 1974 song was cheezy and repetitive, but it was also a springboard that launched her into international stardom.


Celine Dion - Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi (Switzerland)
Eurovision 1988

Celine Dion - aka Queen Diva - won in ‘88 and went onto becoming one of the best selling artists in history.


Patricia Kaas - Et S'il Fallait Le Faire (France)
Eurovision 2008

Patricia Kaas had a huge career prior to competing in Eurovision ~ unlike many of the other artists on this list. Though she didn’t win in ‘09, she didn’t let the loss get her down, completed a world tour and has been releasing albums since then.


Emmelie de Forest - Rainmaker (Denmark)
Eurovision 2014

Emmelie won Eurovision in ‘13, then returned to the stage the following year. She wrote Lucie Jones’s song for the latest edition of the ESC. This young up and comer will likely follow in the footsteps of her predecessors and go onto international renown.

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