Friday, March 25, 2016

FLASHBACK: VICKY LEANDROS WINS EUROVISION MARCH 25, 1972

This day, March 25 Edínbourgh's Usher Hall hosted the Eurovision song contest back in 1972. Greek Vicky Leandros won for Luxembourg with her, now a classic and evergreen, Après toi ahead of the UK entry Beg, steal or borrow and Germany's Nur die Liebe läßt uns leben and 15 other songs. 
Vicky Leandros already participated in 1967 and finished 4th with L'amour est bleu, another classic. She recorded her winning entry also in English, Italian, German, Spanish, Greek and Japanese, and several other languages versions were made all over Europe, and the covers keep coming to this day.

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