JY’S DIE EEN – PATRICIA LEWIS

On Saturday 25 July 2020 ESC COVERS will launch the COVER2COVER competition. In category one are 14 songs by South African artists that are covers of EUROVISION songs (actual entries or selection songs or Eurovision related because of the original artist who was an entry at Eurovision or by the composers who had written a […]

EUROVISION COVER – APRES TOI (French/Greek)

Two Eurovision winners Vicky Leandros & Helena Paparizou, teamed up to cover the 1972 Eurovision winner from Luxembourg in French/Greek as AFRES TOI/MONO ESI.  

ONS LIEFLINGE – RUDI & CHARNE

Ten or so years ago, Rudi Claase started the ONS LIEFLINGE concept – a male-female duo. His first female duet partner was CORLEA and they brought out two CD’s. Once they parted ways, Rudi brought in ZITA and one CD was made. Their ways parted as well and then he teamed up with CHARNE and […]

62 YEARS OF HITS UNTIL KIEV – DAY 17 (1972)

EUROVISION WINNER Apres tu – Vicky Leandros US HIT Brand new key – Melanie UK HIT Without you – Nillson SOUTH AFRICAN HIT I need someone – Alan Garrity EUROPEAN HIT Hello-a – Mouth & Macneal

LETTER TO LUXEMBOURG – STEVE HUMPFREYES (Australia)

Dear RTL TV Luxembourg, We would like to see you return to the Eurovision Song Contest stage in 2016. After Italy’s successful return to the Eurovision stage in 2010, and in a short period of time Italy have produced two almost winners in the ESC competition in recent years. Now is the perfect time to […]

LETTER TO LUXEMBOURG – DARREN TOMPSETT – UNITED KINGDOM

Kent DA1 5QU Royaume – Uni 20th October 2015 45 bd Pierre Frieden, 1543 Luxembourg Dear RTL Télé Lëtzebuerg, Hello my name is David Theron, OGAE UK & Rest of World Member, and I am writing to you from Royaume Uni (United Kingdom) to express my desire for Luxembourg to rejoin the Eurovision Song Contest. […]

EUROVISION 60th CELEBRATION – SONG 34 of 60

Although Luxembourg left Eurovision many years ago, they had a great history in Eurovision and what better than their 1972 winning song APRES TOI by VICKY LEANDROS. There are various covers of this song around the world and even in Afrikaans with no less than 3 cobvers with totally different lyrics. We have picked the […]

SOUTH AFRICAN COVERS

The titles of over 400 covers of Eurovision songs by South African artists have been loaded in the library and this is more or less complete with there and there the original title of a song to be added once I have checked the spelling. That is the first part of the library – the […]

1972 LUXEMBOURG – covered in Dutch

Tina Rosita of the Netherlands brought out a CD single with the Luxembourg 1972 Eurovision winner Apres toi. Track 1 is the song in Dutch as DICHT BIJ JOU (Close to you) and track is her own version in French. I have never heard of Tina before this nor after this.