Shine And Let Shine

Hi (furry)furriends💗

I’m ready to make some noise

for the mewsic, Granny…

with this week’s Theme:

65th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest

created by this month’s honorary co-host

John of The sound of one hand typing…

I have to admit that we Granny liked to watch it

every year…

she even stayed at home for it

because it was such an exciting event…

but the older she got

the more she watched it occasionally

or not at all…

like last Caturday…

it was awful…

we only had seen the finals

…Thank Cat!…

but that was more than enough…

Purrsonally we found the other Rock Band

much better

than the winning one…

although we would rather have seen

The Rolling Stones or Metallica

or our favourite Cure…

Unfortunately they weren’t in it…

so we had to deal with

what we got…

and besides…

Granny’s sister was here…

to sit visit for the weekend…

and they did more talking…

than watching…

Anyways…

I have fo finish my paws

before I can

switch on the mewsic…

first things always come first…

no matter what…

now let’s hit the dance floor…

with my collection of

Songcontest winners over the years…

that we still hear on the radio sometimes…

Apres toi – Vicky Leandron (Luxembourg 1972)

What’s another Year – Johnny Logan (Ireland 1980)

Hold me now – Johnny Logan (Ireland 1987)

Nocturne – Secret Garden (Norway 1995)

and here’s the second place winner of Spain…

that we liked more than the winner…😸

Eres Tu – Mocedades (second place Spain1973 )

and there were more beautiful songs

in the past…

but we want to add just one more…

one that is an “all time winner”

in our opinion…

because it still matters in this world…

Ein bisschen frieden – Nicole (Germany 1982)

Here she sings it in different languages

so if you can’t understand German

you sure can after this song…

♪♫♪☮🕯Have a Wonderful Wednesday my furriends🕯☮♪♫♪

🙏Stay Safe Healthy and Yourselfie🙏

– P A W K I S S E S –

🐾😽💞

E!

28 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. The Oceanside Animals
    May 29, 2021 @ 16:43:39

    Charlee: “Pump up the volume!”

    Reply

  2. Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs
    May 28, 2021 @ 09:05:22

    Your reporting is fab, Little Binky!! Glad all your paws were meticulously cleaned into a spotless state! The better for all your sweet pawkisses:)

    Reply

  3. Tails Around the Ranch
    May 27, 2021 @ 23:04:38

    Well done!

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  4. Freddiemercuryonline
    May 27, 2021 @ 22:07:59

    Cute

    Reply

  5. -Eugenia
    May 27, 2021 @ 16:15:34

    Wowza! Fabulous post!🤩

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  6. onespoiledcat
    May 27, 2021 @ 13:35:43

    Oh my….we’ve never seen Eurovision either but I bet your favorite songs were better than the ones other people THINK are the best. It’s often that way – it sure is here !! I do believe you must have the cleanest paws in the universe – I do a lot of paw cleaning myself. Thankfully I keep myself in good shape and have escaped the dreaded BATH so far in my five years!

    Hugs and love, Teddy

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  7. scrapydo2.wordpress.com
    May 27, 2021 @ 09:42:53

    I enjoyed listening to your golden oldies. Thanks for sharing. High paws lots of love.

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  8. draliman
    May 27, 2021 @ 06:47:47

    Paws first, mewsic second 🙂

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  9. meowmeowmans
    May 27, 2021 @ 05:26:12

    We’d like Eurovision better if the Cure were in it, too! We love your crossed paw poses, sweet Binky.

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  10. Marv, Jo Jo, Kozmo, Cinnamon and Barb
    May 27, 2021 @ 05:10:15

    Binky! What a terrific post! We LOVE all the music too! And quite often those who should win don’t. And Binky, we love all the photos of you! You are drop dead gorgeous!

    Reply

  11. 15andmeowing
    May 27, 2021 @ 01:59:09

    Great spark! I have never heard of the contest or these bands. You are so cute washing your little paws. XO

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  12. LOULOU
    May 27, 2021 @ 00:33:41

    I left a comment and got a message saying my comment could not be posted! Why?

    Reply

  13. Memories of Eric and Flynn
    May 26, 2021 @ 23:41:32

    Yes, Rolling Stones and Metallica would be much better to watch. I haven’t watches Eurovision for years. Everyone votes for their neighbouring countries, not who is best. We won’t mention the UK entry though!

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  14. Alana Mautone
    May 26, 2021 @ 23:18:58

    Binky, as a native of the United States, I can hang my head in shame because so few Americans have heard of Eurovision. I had but only because in my music blogging. I did watch most of the finals this year – finally we were able to see this on a streaming channel this year. Finally! We don’t get exposed to it on the radio, either, although portions of Eres Tu sounded so familiar – sure enough, this group had an English Language adaptation (not a straight translation of the Spanish lyrics) of the song called Touch the Wind, in either 1973 or 1974. Apart from that, my favorite of your selections was Secret Garden. This theme was such an education for this American.

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  15. Genevieve Petrillo
    May 26, 2021 @ 22:29:21

    Talk about shine. Your paws must be so clean that they were shining brighter than the sun! Very thorough job, Little B.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

    Reply

  16. Leah
    May 26, 2021 @ 21:46:25

    Love the paw-tending pictures, Little Binky, very cute! And the crossed paws ones, my Lynx likes to sit that way, too!

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  17. BellaDharma an LadyMew
    May 26, 2021 @ 21:42:49

    Mee-yow yore MeeMee iss so pawsitive an it made LadyMew think of a song that iss not a Euro vision butt a guud song anyway~~about ‘shinin on’:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWGE9Gi0bB0
    Fore you Ssitur Binky an Granny with all our ❤ ❤
    Wee reelly like Mistur Johnny Logan an Nocturne….thanz fore sharin them with us.
    **purrss** an ***paw kissess*** Sistur BellaDharma an {{{huggiess}}} LadyMew two

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  18. Brian
    May 26, 2021 @ 21:09:34

    I think we’d like The Rolling Stones and Metallica much better too sweet Binky but we did like the tunes you picked out!

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  19. databbiesotrouttowne
    May 26, 2021 @ 20:46:44

    binky; pleez ta tell granny that de food servizz gurl will join her at: The Rolling Stones or Metallica concert….how kewl if BOTH played de same stage bak ta bak ♫♫♫♪♪♫♪♫♫♪♫♫♪♪

    🙂 ♥♥♥

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  20. Cathy Kennedy
    May 26, 2021 @ 18:39:29

    Binky,

    I’m so glad you and Granny joined the 4M crew on the dance floor. Your ESC artists are a furrtastic addition to this week party. Have a boogietastic week! 😉

    Reply

  21. catscue
    May 26, 2021 @ 17:46:06

    Bathing beauty Binky – too cute! My favorite is The Cure too.

    Reply

  22. Carole Schulman
    May 26, 2021 @ 17:23:32

    Binky, you are so thorough in your synopsis! Love you pretty girl.

    Reply

  23. Sandee
    May 26, 2021 @ 16:51:51

    Funny how the winners aren’t necessarily the best one. I agree.

    It’s always good to see you, Little Binky.

    Thank you for joining the Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Wordless Wednesday. Pawkisses to you and a hug to Granny. ♥

    Reply

  24. Raven
    May 26, 2021 @ 16:47:52

    My cats insist I leave plenty of purrrrrrs, I’d let them type themselves but they re preoccupied with paws and other feline necessities I as a mere human have no clue about.

    Raven’s cats

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  25. easyweimaraner
    May 26, 2021 @ 16:26:26

    oooh we remember Nicole and we remember the time as Ireland was so fabulous!!! this year we felt shame for the giant finger-penis of germany…

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  26. utesmile
    May 26, 2021 @ 16:26:10

    Do you remember when ABBA won the Eurovicion contest? That was a great time. Glad you made your paws really shiny first. Have a great evenign Binky!

    Reply

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