A Song For Europe 1980/1981

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A Song For Europe 1980

Date: Wednesday 26th March at 19:31:10"

BBCTv Theatre, London

Presented by Terry Wogan

Musical Director: John Coleman

Produced by Stewart Morris

Voting: Regional Juries  

 

  Title  Composer(s)  Artist 
 1 Don't Throw Your Love Away  Peter Morris  Scramble (Formerly known as Beano) (Freddie Philips, Ken Smith, Richard Tallant and John Birch)
 2 Happy Everything  Geoff Stephens & Don Black  Maggie Moone 
 3 Easy  Stewart Freeman (Colin Stewart, Alan Stewart, Paul Stewart and Robert Freeman) Plain Sailing (Colin Stewart, Alan Stewart, Paul Stewart, Robert Freeman, Alan Coulter and Dave Wintour) 
 4 Here We'll Stay  Tony Colton & Jean Roussell  Sonja Jones 
 5 Love Enough For Two  Stephanie De-Sykes & Stuart Slater  Prima Donna (Danny Finn, Alan Coates, Lance Aston, Sally Ann Triplett, Kate Robbins and Jane Robbins) 
 6 Symphony For You  Johnny Goodison & Keith Mansfield  Jacqui Scott 
 7 Love Is Alive  Paul Curtis  Duke & The Aces (Paul Curtis, Roland Wollens, Nichola Martin, Tim Clark, Pippa Urry and Bruno Tonioli)
 8 Everything's All Right  Roy Winston  Roy Winston 
 9 Love Comes, Love Grows  Gary Sulsh, Stuart Leathwood  Midnite (Eddie Howell and Lynne Hillier)
10 Gonna Do My Best  Terry Bradford  The Main Event (Terry Bradford, Helen Baley, Cheryl Baker and Keith Hasler with Josephine Andrews & Julia Roberts)
11 I Want To Be Me  Mick Flinn & Mark Stevens  Pussyfoot (Mick Flinn, Fiona Tucker, Jude Allen, Jackie Dixon, Donna Jones and Annabel Rees)
12 Surrender * Richard Gillinson  Kim Clark 

* ( Replaced )  Title Composer(s) Artist
Disqualified Tell Me Marty Kristian & Brian Engel  The New Seekers 

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 THE RESULT  A'deen  N'Castle  P'mouth  Leeds  So'ton  Bangor  London  Cardiff  B'mgham  Glasgow  Belfast  Bristol  N'wich Mancs  Total   Placing
 Don't Throw Your Love Away  10   7   5   8   3   6    5   9  10  10   9   5   7    3   97   6th
 Happy Everything  11   8   8  11   8  10  10  12  12   6  10  12   8   5  131   1st =
 Easy   6   5  12  10  12   9   8   7   5   5   6   9   6  11  111   4th =
 Here We'll Stay   1   2   1   2   4   2   4  10   3   2   8   8   5   4   56  11th
 Love Enough For Two   8  12   9  12   9  12  12  11   8   8   7   6  11   6  131   1st =
 Symphony For You   5  10  10   1   2   7  11   8   4   4   1   2   1   1   67   8th
 Love Is Alive   7  11  11   7   6   5   6   2   9   7   3   3  10   7   94   7th
 Everything's All Right   2   6   6   3   1   4   2   4   2   3   5  10   2   8   58  10th
 Love Comes, Love Grows   4   3   2   4   7   8   1   3   7   9   4   4   4   2   62   9th
 Gonna Do My Best   3   4   3   6   5   3   3   1   1   1   2   1   3   9   45  12th
 I Want To Be Me   9   1   7   5  11   1   7   6   6  11  12  11  12  12  111   4th =
 Surrender  12   9   4   9  10  11   9   5  11  12  11   7   9  10  129   3rd
 TIE BREAK VOTE:                                
 Happy Everything   1       1           1   1   1   1       6   2nd
 Love Enough For Two     1   1     1   1   1   1           1   1   8   1st

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At the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 1980 in The Hague, Netherlands on 19th April, Love Enough For Two finished in third place with 106 points. It was conducted by John Coleman. The song reached number 48 in the UK charts.

For more information on Prima Donna member Sally Ann Triplett see www.sallyanntriplettofficial.com 
For more information on Prima Donna member Kate Robbins see www.katerobbins.co.uk
For more information on Maggie Moone see www.maggiemoone.com
For more information on Don Black see www.donblack.co.uk  
For more information on Jacqui Scott see www.jacquiscott.com

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A Song For Europe 1981

Date: Wednesday 11th March at 20:05

Presented by Terry Wogan

Musical Director: John Coleman

Produced by Stewart Morris

Voting: Regional Juries

 

  Title  Composer(s)  Artist 
1 Not Without Your Ticket (Don't Go)  Luis Jardim & Jean Gilbert  Headache (Dave Cooke, Jean Gilbert, Luis Jardim, Val McKenna and Martyn David) 
2 All Cried Out  Gary Benson  Gary Benson 
3 For Only A Day  John Dawson Read & Chris Gunning  Unity (Sue Glover, Astra Sheriden, Lyndy Brill, Annabel Lanyon, Lisa Maxwell and Tracey Bickle) 
4 Wish  Steve Elson & Don Gould  Beyond (Steve Stroud, Adrian Shepherd, Gary Deans, Alan Coates, Derek Austin)
5 Making Your Mind Up  Andy Hill & John Danter  Bucks Fizz (Mike Nolan, Cheryl Baker, Bobby G and Jay Aston)
6 Have You Ever Been In Love?  Andy Hill, Pete Sinfield & John Danter   Gem (Paul Mann, Paul Jackson, Graham Broad, Nichola Martin and Andy Hill)
7 Where Are You Now?  Lindsey Moore  Lezlee Carling 
8 Don't Panic  Adrian Baker  Liquid Gold (Wally Rothe, Syd Twynham, Ellie Hope, Ray Knott and Tom Marshall with Adrian Baker) 

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 THE RESULTS  B'mgham  Cardiff  Mancs  Belfast  E'burgh  London  Bristol  Total  Placing
 Not Without Your Ticket   7   5  10  10   6   5   7   50  7th
 All Cried Out  12   8   8   8   8  10   9   63  4th =
 For Only A Day   5   6   5   6   5   6   5   38  8th
 Wish  15   9   6   9  12   8   8   67  3rd
 Making Your Mind Up  10  15  15  15  15  15  12   97  1st
 Have You Ever Been In Love?   8  10   7  12   7   9  10   63  4th =
 Where Are You Now?   6  12   9   7   9   7   6   56  6th
 Don't Panic   9   7  12   5  10  12  15   70  2nd

 

At the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 in Dublin, Ireland on 4th April, Making Your Mind Up finished in first place with 136 points. It was conducted by John Coleman. The song reached number one in the UK charts.  In addition the song Don't Panic reached number 42 in the UK charts. The song Have You Ever Been In Love? was recorded by Leo Sayer and reached number ten in the UK charts in 1982. See more details on the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 in the Winning Years section.

For more information on Bucks Fizz see www.theoriginalbucksfizz.org  and www.bucksfizz.co.uk

You can read more about For Only A Day composer John Dawson Read in our News/Interviews section.

 
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