This blog will feature Finnish pop music covers and their original versions mainly from '60s and '70s.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
Boom Bang-a-Bang - Boom bang-a-bang
Lisbeth was a young girl who recorded "Boom bang-a-bang" in 1969. Nothing more is known about her. She recorded just this one single, with a cover of Beatles' "Your Mother Should Know" on the flipside. "Boom Bang-a-Bang" was the United Kingdom entry to the ESC 1969, performed by Lulu (b. Marie Lawrie) It was the joint winner with three other entries; Spain, Netherlands and France. The single made number 2 in the UK singles charts and was a major hit throughout Europe. BTW, for some reason, the song was included on a blacklist of banned songs issued by the BBC during the 1991 Gulf War.