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2021 TOP 100 EUROVISION SONGS – position 6

No fewer than 171 people from 46 different countries have sent us a top 10. We are very happy with this great interest and would like to thank everyone who sent us a TOP 10! It’s time to reveal the 100 most mentioned songs, we go on with no. 6!

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SCANDINAVIAN GOLD – SWEDEN

In the recent Olympic games in Tokyo, the 3 Scandinavian countries (Denmark, Norway and Sweden) performed well and won several gold medals. In a short series, we will celebrate their success in the form of Eurovision songs.

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Jan Johansen uploads tracks from his ‘Fri’ album

In anticipation of a surprise from Jan Johansen tomorrow he has been uploading songs from his album ‘Fri’ originally released in 2017. This track highlighted here is called Sol vind och vatten (Sun, wind and water). It is a laid back and summer type track with a touch of country.

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LET IT BE ME – JAN JOHANSEN & JILL JOHNSON

JAN JOHANSEN (who represented Sweden at the 1995 Eurovision song contest) and JILL JOHNSON (who represented Sweden at the 1998 Eurovision song contest) teamed up to cover a song composed by Gilbert Becaud LET IT BE ME. Jan and Jill sing it in English. It is the 12 song in our project where we highlight Eurovision stars covering well-known NON EUROVISION songs.

 

SWEDISH SELECTION SONG – DET VACKRASTE

It took almost 22 years but finally the CD single of the 1995 selecting song DET VACKRASTE by Cecilia Vennersten is in the ESC Covers collection. This song was a major hit and many fans thought it was better than the actual song SE PA MEJ by Jan Johansen. Both rank among the best songs ever to come from Sweden. This song in various covers are already in the collection

One more time- Living in a dream (English)

Frans Bauer – ‘n Lied voor iedereen (Dutch)

Dana Winner – I’ll sing a song today (English)

Dana Winner – Ik zing vandaag een lied (Flemish)

Dana Winner – Ein lied for diese welt (German)

And hopefully an Afrikaans cover can be added soon

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