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Bobbysocks

The Norwegian winners from the 1985 Eurovision Melody Competition, the Bobbysox singing duo was formed in 1983 by Norwegian Hanne Krogh and Swedish-Norwegian Elisabeth Andreassen. They released their initial record, Bobbysocks, in 1984 and, the next year, Eurovision noticed their “La Dette Swinge” solitary become a global hit. Norway’s 1st ever Eurovision winners, Bobbysox had been also granted their homeland’s highest musical honor, the Peer Gynt Reward, in recognition of the triumph. The Bobbysocks recording was reactivated within the aftermath of Eurovision and adopted the solitary to graph glory, as the duo done their following LP, 1986’s Looking forward to Morning. There will be one additional recording, 1988’s Walkin’ on Atmosphere, before Bobbysox disbanded in 1988; nevertheless, the duo still perform collectively sometimes, including an appearance in the 50th wedding anniversary Eurovision concert in Copenhagen, Denmark in Oct, 2005.

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