Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

1971 the year of the lengthy intro

In 1971 there was more emphasis on the introductory period in Eurovision songs, noted in the following randomly chosen examples. (for even more head wrecking ba ba ba ba and La la la la, play them simultaneously)

Malta! 28 seconds and apparently last place.

Switzerland! A staggering 39 seconds! 12th place.

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