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Die Zeiger der Uhr

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Die Zeiger der Uhr

"Die Zeiger der Uhr"
Eurovision Song Contest 1966 entry
Walter Dobschinski
Hans Bradtke
Willy Berking
Finals performance
Final result
Final points
Appearance chronology
◄ "Paradies, wo bist du" (1965)   
"Anouschka" (1967) ►

"Die Zeiger der Uhr" ("The Hands of Time") was the German entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1966, performed in German by Margot Eskens.

The song was performed first on the night, preceding Denmark's Ulla Pia with "Stop - mens legen er go'". It received 7 points, placing 10th in a field of 18.

The song is a ballad, with Eskens singing about the feelings brought on by reading old love letters and seeing photographs from an old relationship. As she explains, however, "The hands of time only turn/forwards, forwards and never backwards".

It was succeeded as German representative at the 1967 contest by Inge Brück with "Anouschka".

References and external links

  • Official Eurovision Song Contest site, history by year
  • Detailed info & lyrics, Diggiloo Thrush
Preceded by
"Paradies, wo bist du?"
by Ulla Wiesner
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
by Inge Brück

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