Here Today Gone Tomorrow

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This article is about the 1982 Eurovision song. For the Hitomi Yaida album, see Here Today – Gone Tomorrow. For the Ohio Players song, see Here Today and Gone Tomorrow. For the autobiography Here Today, Gone Tomorrow, see John Nott.
Republic of Ireland "Here Today Gone Tomorrow"
Eurovision Song Contest 1982 entry
Country Ireland
Artist(s) Nina Duskey, Dan Duskey,
Sandy Kelly, Barbara Ellis
As The Duskeys
Language English
Composer(s) Sally Keating
Lyricist(s) Sally Keating
Conductor Noel Kelehan
Finals performance
Final result 11th
Final points 49
Appearance chronology
◄ "Horoscopes" (1981)   
"Terminal 3" (1984) ►

"Here Today Gone Tomorrow" was the Irish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1982, performed in English by the Welsh family quartet The Duskeys. Performing the song were sisters Sandy Kelly and Barbara Ellis, and their cousins Nina Duskey and Dan Duskey.

The song is an up-tempo number in which both male and female singers castigate their lovers for being unfaithful (in the case of the first verse, the gender is unclear, however it is implied to be female). The lover is told "Baby, love me all of the time/Or I don't really wanna know".

The song was performed seventeenth on the night, following the Netherlands' Bill van Dijk with "Jij en ik" and preceding Germany's Nicole with "Ein bißchen Frieden". At the close of voting, it had received 49 points, placing 11th in a field of 18.

Ireland opted out of the 1983 contest, but returned to the fold in 1984. Thus, the song was succeeded as Irish representative at the 1984 contest by Linda Martin with "Terminal 3".

Dan Duskey later fronted the group Palace who finished 5th in the 1986 A Song For Europe contest in the UK with the song Dancing With You Again.