World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Ring-dinge-ding

Article Id: WHEBN0008290480
Reproduction Date:

Title: Ring-dinge-ding  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Eurovision Song Contest 1967, Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest, Ding ding, Fernando en Filippo
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Ring-dinge-ding

Netherlands "Ring-dinge-ding"
Eurovision Song Contest 1967 entry
Country Netherlands
Artist(s) Thérèse Steinmetz
Language Dutch
Composer(s) Johnny Holshuyzen
Lyricist(s) Gerrit den Braber
Conductor Dolf van der Linden
Finals performance
Final result 14th
Final points 2
Appearance chronology
◄ "Fernando en Filippo" (1966)   
"Morgen" (1968) ►

Ring-dinge-ding, or Ring-dinge for short as it stands the Eurovision official website, ("Ring-Ding-A-Ding") was the Dutch entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1967, performed in Dutch by Thérèse Steinmetz.

The song is an up-tempo number, with Steinmetz singing about the sheer joy she feels on certain occasions - describing a series of outlanding activities she wishes to engage in. She explains that when she feels this way, it is a "Ring ding-a-ding-a-ding day".

The song was performed first on the night, preceding Luxembourg's Vicky with "L'amour est bleu". At the close of voting, it had received 2 points, placing 14th in a field of 17.The 2 points came from the United Kingdom and Ireland, the same countries who give same marks to the Netherlands in 1966. This was the first and one time when that happened. (The same countries give the same country same and final marks two years in a row.

It was succeeded as Dutch representative at the 1968 Contest by Ronnie Tober with "Morgen".

References and external links

  • Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year, 1967
  • Detailed info and lyrics, Diggiloo Thrush, "Ring-dinge-ding"

Template:Eurovision Song Contest 1967

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.