A Song For Europe 1982/1983

weltons82A Song For Europe 1982

Date: Wednesday 24th March, 1982 at 20:05

Presented by Terry Wogan

Musical Director: Ronnie Hazlehurst

Guest Artists: Bucks Fizz

Produced by Brian Whitehouse

Voting: Regional Juries 

 

  Title  Composer(s)  Artist 
Dancing In Heaven  Brian Fairweather & Martin Page  Q Feel (Brian Fairweather, Martin Page, Roy Ward, Chris Richardson, Foxy and Franky)
2 No Matter How I Try  Paul Curtis  Paul Curtis 
3 Every Step Of The Way  David Mindel  The Touring Company (Roxy, Roy Gayle, John Christie, Amanda Bairstow and Kofi) 
4 Different Worlds And Different People Tony Hiller & Paul Curtis  Loving' Feeling (Bobby McVey, Erica Lynley, Samantha Spencer-Lane and Kim Riley)
5 Every Day Of My Life  David Mindel & Patrick Burston  Good Looks (Louis Rodgers, Lavinia Rodgers,Martin Sunley and Mary Ellis) 
6 You're The Only Good Thing In My Life Elaine Saffer & John Carrington  Rich Gypsy (Kay Webber)
7 One Step Further  Simon Jefferis  Bardo (Sally Ann Triplett and Stephen Fischer (aka Steve Fletcher))
8 How Long  Paul Curtis & Graham Sacher  The Weltons (Steve, Paul, Julie and Mark Welton) 

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 THE VOTING  Glasgow  B'mgham  Bristol  Belfast  London  M'Chester  Cardiff  Total  Placing
 Dancing In Heaven  15  8  8  7  10  5  6  59  6th
 No Matter How I Try  12  6  6  15  5  9  7  60  4th =
 Every Step Of The Way  6  15  15  6  12  6  9  69  2nd =
 Different Worlds And Different People  7  9  7  8  7  7  15  60  4th =
 Every Day Of My Life  8  10  10  12  9  12  8  69  2nd =
 You're The Only Good Thing In My Life  5  7  5  10  6  15  5  53  8th
 One Step Further  10  12  12  9  15  8  10  76  1st
 How Long  9  5  9  5  8  10  12  58  7th

 

At the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 1982 in Harrogate, United Kingdom on 24th April. One Step Further finished in seventh place with 76 points. It was conducted by Ronnie Hazlehurst. The song reached number two in the UK charts. See more details on the Eurovision Song Contest 1982 in the Hosted Years section.

For more information on Bardo member Sally Ann Triplett see www.sallyanntriplettofficial.com 

For more information on David Mindel see www.mindelmusic.com 

For more information on Martin page see www.martinpage.com

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A Song For Europe 1983

Date:  24th March, 1983 at 19:00

Presented by Terry Wogan

Musical Director: John Coleman

Voting: Regional Juries

  Title  Composer(s)  Artist 
I'm Never Giving Up  Ron Roker, Phil Wigger & Jan Pulsford  Sweet Dreams (Bobbie McVey, Carrie Gray and Helen Cray) 
2 I'm Going Home  Geoff Stephens & Graham Preskett  Sam Childs 
3 All Around The World  Stephanie De-Sykes & Stuart Slater  Stuart Slater 
4 With Love  Des Dyer & Clive Scott  Casablanca (Des Dyer, Clive Scott, Tim Stone, Peter Dennis, Carla Donnelly, Samantha Spencer-Lane)
5 We've Got All The Time In The World  Tony Hiller & Paul Curtis  Mirror (Dave Lusher, Tina Enticott and Sharon Enticott) 
6 Love On Your Mind  Marty Kristian & Trevor Spencer  Audio (Tim Clark, Lance Aston and Kathy Ann Rae) 
7 When The Kissing Stops  Tony Hiller, Martin Lee & Barry Upton  Rubic (Sean McBride, Janie Hallett and Janet Stevens) 
8 Keeping Our Love Alive  Guy Fletcher & Doug Flett  Ritzy (Antony Markey, Claire Burt, Terry John Wood, Elisa Kern, Kriss White and Wendy Florence)

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 THE VOTING  Cardiff  Belfast  Norwich  Glasgow  Bristol  B'mgham  M'Chester  London  Total  Placing
 I'm Never Giving Up  15  12  15  15  15  15  10  12  109  1st
 I'm Going Home  10  5  6  8  5  5  5  6  50  8th
 All Around The World  6  7  12  9  10  6  6  7  63  5th =
 With Love  5  10  10  5  8  12  7  15  72  3rd
 We've Got All The Time In The World  12  15  8  12  12  7  15  10  91  2nd
 Love On Your Mind  8  9  5  10  6  9  12  9  68  4th
 When The Kissing Stops  9  8  7  6  7  10  8  8  63  5th =
 Keeping Our Love Alive  7  6  9  7  9  8  9  5  60  7th

At the finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 1983 in Munich, Germany on 23rd April, I'm Never Giving Up finished in sixth place with 79 points. It was conducted by John Coleman. It reached number 21 in the UK charts.

For more information on Sweet Dreams member Carrie Grant see www.carrieanddavidgrant.co.uk 

For more information on Ron Roker see www.ronroker.com 

For more information on Barry Upton see www.barryupton.com

For more information on Ritzy member Tony Markey see www.tonymarkey.com  See also interview with Tony Markey in the News/Interviews section

For more information on Doug Flett see www.dougflett.com 

For more information on Guy Fletcher see www.guyfletcher.com  

For more information on Graham Preskett see www.preskett.com

 
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