United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1960

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Eurovision Song Contest 1960
Country  United Kingdom
National selection
Selection process A Song For Europe
Selection date(s) Semi-finals
2 February 1960
4 February 1960
Final
6 February 1960
Selected entrant Bryan Johnson
Selected song "Looking High, High, High"
Selected songwriter(s)
  • John Watson
Finals performance
Final result 2nd, 25 points
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1959 1960 1961►

The United Kingdom held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1960. The semi-finals were held on 2 February and 4 February 1960 and the final was held on 6 February 1960. All were presented by David Jacobs.

"Looking High, High, High", a pop ballad, won the national final and went on to come 2nd in the Contest. This was the second time the UK came in 2nd place, it would take another few years until they finally won in 1967.

Results[edit]

Semi-final 1[edit]

Artist Song Place
Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson Pickin' Petals  
David Hughes Mi amor  
Don Lang As The Big Dipper Dipped  
Benny Lee Friendly Street  
Lita Roza    
Malcolm Vaughan Each Tomorrow  
Ronnie Carroll Girl With A Curl  
The table is ordered by appearance.

Semi-final 2[edit]

Artist Song Place
Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson Pickin' Petals 2
Ronnie Carroll Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter 5
Vince Eager Teenage Tears 6
Bryan Johnson Looking High, High, High 1
Marion Keene Unexpectedly 3
Denis Lotis Love me a Little 4
The table is ordered by appearance.

Final[edit]

Artist Song Place
Malcolm Vaughan Each Tomorrow 4
Bryan Johnson Looking High, High, High 1
David Hughes Mi Amor 2
Pearl Carr & Teddy Johnson When The Tide Turns 3
Marion Keene Unexpectedly 5
Ronnie Carroll Girl With A Curl 6
Denis Lotis Love Me A Little 7
The table is ordered by appearance.

"Looking High, High, High" won the national final and went on to come 2nd in the Contest.