Saturday, May 29, 2010

Une Petite Francaise - Oon tyttö maalta

Tonight is the night of the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest Final. And we end our musical countdown with Merja Rantamäki's (see earlier entry) recording of "Oon tyttö maalta" (I'm a girl from country) from the year 1977. It was released on a single. on the other side of which was the cover of the winning song of that year "L'oiseau et lenfant". The original song "Une petite française" (A little French girl") was the Monegasque entry in the ESC 1977 (placed 4th), performed by French singer Michèle Torr. We have met Michele before, see here. Torr recorded this song in altogether five languages, the English Version being called "I'm Just a Simple Country Girl from France" You can see Michele perform the song. here.

Here's the pair:

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