EUROVISION COVER – MERCI CHERIE (German)

The 1966 Eurovision winner MERCI CHERIE by Udo Jurgens from Austria was covered by Nicole from Germany – unfortunately also in German. Nicole won Eurovision for Germany in 1982……  

EUROVISION COVER – MERCI CHERIE (German)

The 1966 Eurovision winner MERCI CHERIE by Udo Jurgens from Austria was covered by Helene Fischer from Germany – unfortunately also in German  

FOUR EUROVISION WINNERS at the German selection

Four ESC winners will be present at the Eurovision Song Contest – Unser Song 2017 on 9 February in Cologne. Lena, who is one of jury members, will be joined by NICOLE, Ruslana Lyzhychko and Conchita Wurst. The three singers will perform a Medley of Eurovision winning songs, but not their own. Ruslana will sing […]

62 YEARS OF HITS UNTIL KIEV – DAY 11 (1966)

EUROVISION WINNER Merci cheri – Udo Jurgens US HIT These boots are made for walkin’ – Nancy Sinatra EUROPEAN HIT Sunny girl- The hep stars EX SOVIET UNION HIT Veronika Kruglova – Nichego ne vizhu

MANIE JACKSON – SPECIAL COVER

On Manie Jacks0n’s gospel CD is one special track LEEF VIR HOM (Live for him) It is the Afrikaans cover of a big Bles Bridges English hit, FIGHT FOR LOVE but originally a hit for UDO JURGENS, the composer in German. This cover was done for Udo but he passed away tragically before we would […]

LAST CHANCE TO EARN POINTS FOR 2016 TICKET LIST

The points table will close on 31 October 2015. There is one more chance for points but this is exclusively just for people who became members for 2016. We know some of you joined late and did not have all the chances for points like the older members (especially good luck messages). So here is your […]

SILVIO SAMONI – MERCI CHERIE

Silvio Samoni is a totally unknown artist to me but I saw a CD advertisement of him in one of the German music magazines I got in Vienna and then ordered the CD because I noticed he is covering Udo Jurgens MERCI CHERIE. Finally I got the CD yesterday and it is indeed a great […]

Paying Tribute to Udo Jurgens

Today, one of OGAE Rest of the World’s newest members, Eduard Romanyuta, who is representing Moldova in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, paid tribute to a past star of Eurovision. We captured him at the Eurovision Wall in Vienna at the section dedicated to Udo Jurgens, the great Austrian Eurovision star who passed away recently. […]

EUROVISION – 60 YEARS CELEBRATION

Today is the official launch of the big project OGAE Rest of the world has undertaken to celebrate 60 years of Eurovision. A 3 CD set will be made and will be available in Vienna during the Eurovision period. Celebrating 60 years, so the 3 CD set will contain 60 COVERS of EUROVISION songs by […]

SECOND QUESTION – of 12

2007 when the contest was held in Helsinki, Finland, the Czech republic made its début. They participated just 3 times and then withdrew, only to return this year in Vienna. But a Czech singer sang for AUSTRIA in 1968 with a song composed by UDO JURGENS called TAUSEND FENSTER. What is the name of this […]