Era (song)

Era (song)

Infobox ESC entry
song = "Era"


caption =
year = 1975
country = Italy
artist = Wess Johnson, Dori Ghezzi
as = Wess & Dori Gehzzi
with =
language = Italian
languages =
composer = Shel Shapiro
lyricist = Andrea Lo Vecchio
conductor =
place = 3rd
points = 115
place_semi =
points_semi =
lyrics = [http://www.diggiloo.net/?1975it from Diggiloo Thrush]
clip =
"Era" (English translation: "It Was") was the Italian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975, performed in Italian language by Wess & Dori Ghezzi.

The song is a ballad, with both singers describing how different they feel now that they are in a relationship - presumably with each other. They describe the experience as being very good fun.

The song was performed nineteenth on the night (following Sweden's Lars Berghagen with "Jennie, Jennie"). At the close of voting, it had received 115 points, placing 3rd in a field of 19.

It was succeeded as Italian representative at the 1976 Contest by Al Bano & Romina Power with "We'll Live It All Again".


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