Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Andy & Bob's No.50! - Eurovision Grande Finale!


Its Podacst No.50! - “GOOD EVENING EUROPE & LISTENERS AROUND THE WORLD!” Welcome – Bienvenu – Wilkommen – Bienvenido – Valkommen! Welcome to Andy & Bob’s Eurovision Pod Cast Grande Finale! Over the past few weeks, juries from the USA, Canada and the United Kingdom have been eliminating songs from this year’s Eurovision to get their 13 favourite songs! The 13 finalists have now been chosen and you here you can watch the music video’s of our finalists – Romania, Cyprus, Greece, Germany, Moldova, Belarus. Poland, Monaco, Turkey, United Kingdom, Sweden, Finland and Bosnia Herzegovina. For the videos of Belarus and Poland you need to download them from our server to watch them. Andy & Bob present this Eurovision Blog Final in the style of Eurovision itself to give our listeners the Eurovision experience!!! Right Click and Save As to ListenTo vote, download the voting card here and return it to jury@andy-bob.com no later than the 30th April so that all votes from national juries can be counted and verified. There will be another special Eurovision Pod Cast on 1st May for the full results of all the national juries’ votes to determine the Winner of Andy & Bob’s 1st Eurovision Blog Song Contest! Enjoy The Show – Enjoy this Wonderful Musicfest! Have Fun! Email Website Here Take Care Bob and Andy xx

Friday, April 21, 2006

A Right Royal Eurovision - Happy Birthday Ma'am!!!


Its Podacst No.49 - Welcome to this Queen Elizabeth Birthday Special Eurovision Elimination round! Happy 80th Birthday Ma'am from Andy & Bob! Send our lovely Queen a Happy Birthday via the web page www.royal.gov.uk . In this pod cast, we take a look at at some eurovision gossip as well as our usual current news item for this year's contest in Athens. Our featured topic of Winners of Eurovision through the decades focusses on the 00's!!! We carefully tweek your recent memory cells and review the winners of Eurovision for the years of 2003, 2004 and 2005. We talk about facts that will help you pick a Eurovision winner. This is our final elimination pod cast before our Grande Finale as we take a stroll through the ex-soviet nations of Moldova, Ukraine and the Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia!!!As usual we want your points out of 10 for each of those entries and your fabulously funny comments please! We discuss what will happen in our Grande Finale and how to vote for your chosen songs a la eurovision mode!!! So tune in on the 25th April to listen to and vote for your favourite songs of our Grande Eurovision Finale and see if you can pick a winner!!! Right Click and Save As to Listen Email Website Here Take Care Bob and Andy xx

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

A Eurovision Mixed Bag!!!


Its Podacst No.48 - In today's pod cast we take a look at our eurovision stuff and gossip and expose the Lordigate Scandal! Andy introduces the presenters of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Athens, Sakis Rouvas and Maria Menounos, and we also discuss our usual features such as our Eurovision News Spot and Eurovision Trivia as well as our walk down memory lane where we look at 'What Makes A Eurovision Winner?' Our featured decade tonight is the 1990's and we give you for your delight the winners of 1991, 1997 and 1998, to help you decide who should win our very own Eurovision Grande Finale! Of course, this pod cast is all about this years contest in Athens and so we have reached our penultimate eurovision elimination round as we stroll across Europe to preview and comment on the songs from Albania, Belarus and Portugal who will be performing in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest! As usual we want your points out of 10 for each of those entries and your fabulously funny comments please!Right Click and Save As to Listen Email Website Here Take Care Bob and Andy xx

Friday, April 14, 2006

The Balkan Block at Eurovision!!!


Its Podacst No.47 - In today's Eurovision Pod Cast we take a look at some Eurovision facts and trivia as well as our regular news item on this year's contest! We look at our feature spot on the True Spirit of Eurovision - Winners Through the Decades, by discussing the winners of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1980, 1982, 1984 and 1985. Will these classic video clips of winners of yesteryear bring you any closer to that elusive question - 'What makes a Eurovision Winner?' We also preview 3 songs from this year's Eurovision as we stroll through the Balkan States and take a look at the songs from Croatia, Slovenia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. As usual we want your points out of 10 for each of those entries and your fabulously funny comments please!Right Click and Save As to Listen Email Website Here Take Care Bob and Andy xx

Monday, April 10, 2006

The Baltic Block at Eurovision!


Its Podacst no.46 - In tonight's gripping tribute to Eurovision, we talk about amazing trivia facts to celebrate this monumental musicfest, as well as our usual news items and plugs for the UK entry by Daz Sampson! Our featured item is a fond look back in time to those good old days when Eurovision was a byword for all that was tack, kitsch and camp but absolutely fabulous!!! Yes, we look at the winners of Eurovision for 1972, 1973, 1974 and 1975 in our quest to discover 'What Makes a Eurovision Winner?' to help us vote for the winning entry in our own Grande Finale! Which, by the way is only 2 weeks away!!!!! Bob and I preview and comment on the Baltic Block this week and take an indepth look at this year's Eurovision entries by POLAND, LATVIA and ESTONIA. As usual we want your points out of 10 for each of those entries and your fabulously funny comments please!Right Click and Save As to Listen Email Website Here Take Care Bob and Andy xx

Sunday, April 09, 2006

Andy's First Interview on Eurovision with the BBC!


Its Podacst no.45 - Hiya folks out there in eurovision wonderland! As you know, we've just come back from my brother's wedding in Plymouth and so haven't had time to do our usual eurovision voting pod cast! So, to keep you all going until then, we have found for your delight my first ever eurovision interview I did for the BBC way back in 2001 when presenter Edwina Curry discussed with me the musicfest that is Eurovision! It was recorded by the BBC at our annual eurovision party....And no comments on how camp I sound please.......it was my first interview! Enjoy - and I cant wait to read your comments!

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Thursday, April 06, 2006

No.44 - Concours Eurovision de la Chanson!!!


Its Podacst no.44 - Bienvenue l'europe et le monde! This podcast we talk about the french speaking nations in Europe and Bob and I preview and comment on Monaco, France & Belgium.

As we approach our Eurovision Grande Finale, we take a look at what makes a eurovision winner with a sentimental journey back in time to the 1960's where we look at the winners at eurovision for 1965, 1967, 1968 and 1969! Will this 60's review help you to pick your winner? Click on the highlighted links Above to watch the video's.

We have our usual news slot and soap box discussions!

You have picked 7 songs to go through to our final so far and there are only 5 more podcasts to go before the Grande Finale!

Don't forget, we want your votes out of 10 and your comments on Monaco, France and Belgium! Will it be a close vote this week? Who will go through? You decide...............

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Sunday, April 02, 2006

No.43 - Eurovision Goes East!

Podcast No.43 We talk about- Our upcoming interview by a German Radio Station. We discuss the 'Italy Syndrome' and disillusioned Eurovision countries such as Austria, and our Eurovision feature this pod cast is on Famous Singers at Eurovision! We take a look at the song Volare, CelineDion, Cliff Richards and Gina G, to name but a few! We mention Bob's favourite Eurovision song of all time by Sertab Erener who won for Turkey in 2003, plus a phone call from Canada, eh!

We also announce the winner of the last pod cast where it was right down to the last vote by Tigger in the USA!


This Pod Cast, we preview and comment on the Songs for Israel, Turkey and Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 in Athens.

Please send us your points out of 10 for each of the previewed songs and also your lovely comments!

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