United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1967

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Eurovision Song Contest 1967
Country  United Kingdom
National selection
Selection process A Song For Europe
Selection date(s) 25 February 1967
Selected entrant Sandie Shaw
Selected song ""Puppet On A String""
Finals performance
Final result 1st, 47 points
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
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The United Kingdom held a national preselection to choose the song that would go to the Eurovision Song Contest 1967. It was held on 25 February 1967 and presented by Rolf Harris. Harris's weekly show had been the showcase for the songs in the competition, which had featured in successive weeks. Harris himself would be the BBC's commentator on the actual song contest.

The selection of Sandie Shaw as the singer was something of a departure; in recognition of changing trends in the contest, she was the first real "pop" star to be chosen as the UK representative.

Results[edit]

Artist Song Place
Sandie Shaw Tell the Boys 2
Sandie Shaw I'll Cry Myself to Sleep 3
Sandie Shaw Had a Dream Last Night 4
Sandie Shaw Puppet on a String 1
Sandie Shaw Ask Any Woman 5
The table is ordered by appearance.

"Puppet on a String" won the national and went on to win the contest and be top of the UK pop charts. "Tell the Boys", which came second, was recorded as the "B" side.

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United Kingdom 2 5 3 7 1 7 1 2 3 3 - 0 7 3 0 2 1