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Jennie, Jennie

Sweden "Jennie, Jennie"
Eurovision Song Contest 1975 entry
Country Sweden
Artist(s) Lasse Berghagen
Language English
Composer(s) Lasse Berghagen
Lyricist(s) Lasse Berghagen
Conductor Lars Samuelson
Finals performance
Final result 8th
Final points 72
Appearance chronology
◄ "Waterloo" (1974)   
"Beatles" (1977) ►

"Jennie, Jennie" was the Swedish entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975, performed in English by Lasse Berghagen.

The song was performed eighteenth on the night, following Spain's Sergio y Estíbaliz with "Tú volverás" and preceding Italy's Wess and Dori Ghezzi with "Era". At the close of voting, it had received 72 points, placing 8th in a field of 19. Berghagen has released this song also in his language native Swedish and in German, both with the same title "Jennie, Jennie".

Sweden opted out of the 1976 contest,broadcaster Sveriges Radio (SR) did not have enough money to host another contest if Sweden won again and in Sweden there were protests against the commercial character of Eurovision Song Contest.

Bessy Argyraki has performed a version of the song in Greek.

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