Episode 166



August 23rd, 2022

35 mins 21 secs

Season 5

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About this Episode

"Nel blu, dipinto di blu" (also known as "Volare") is not only one of the most well-known Eurovision songs, it's one of the most successful Italian songs ever. We dig into the song's backstory and it's continued impact on popular culture.

Volare Summary

  • Noa Kirel confirms for Israel (1:27)
  • Host City When: Short List Edition (3:43)
  • SNAP Chat: Bubbling Under Edition (5:51)
  • What do you know about "Volare"? (7:36)
  • Sanremo 1958 (10:40)
  • Eurovision 1958: Hilversum (14:26)
  • The US Music Industry in 1958 (17:12)
  • 1959 Grammy Awards (23:51)
  • The Extended Legacy of Volare (26:40)
  • Where are they now? (32:19)


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