BREAKING NEWS! … ABBA Wins the Eurovision Song Contest, Again!

How, you might ask, did this miracle of miracles occur?

The answer is the answer to a great many things occurring in the world at the moment.

The Eurovision Song Contest is held every year with a different EuropeanΒ country as host. This year it was going to be in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, in May, then Covid-19 happened, and that was the end of that.

Not to be deterred by this dastardly virus, the BBC decided to commission a ‘Eurovision Broadcast’, to decide which was the best Eurovision song, ever.

Here’s the bit about the selection process, but the most salient point about this whole story is that “Wateloo’ by ABBA won!

One of the best things to come out of 1974, in all it’s original glory …


24 comments on “BREAKING NEWS! … ABBA Wins the Eurovision Song Contest, Again!

  1. Ian Hutson says:

    The Eurovision was best when Sir Terry Wogan was the English commentator (and when he used to be under the serious afluence of incohol within seconds of taking his microphone). πŸ˜‰

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  2. Although I’ve heard this loads of times, I have never seen the video before. Certainly a worthy winner.

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  3. Heard before, I’m sure – and never understood. Waterloo? Who sings about a battle?

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  4. TanGental says:

    I became 18 in 1974. An adult allowed to vote and buy a lawn mower. What a great year and perfect song.

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  5. Wow. That’s sort of amazing, and what a commentary on the music since 1974! Lol. A fun share.

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  6. Oh my gosh, the clothes! I would wear that blue cap still. I wanted curly hair like that. πŸ™‚

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  7. acflory says:

    Guilty secret…I still love this song too. πŸ˜€

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  8. Love it! Have you seen the Netflix ESC movie? If you are a fan of ESC you’ll love it. It’s hilarious!

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