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Ten Eurovision covers from the early years

10. Farrah Fawcett & Jean-Paul Vignon – You (Toi)
Cover of: Gigliola Cinquetti – Sì

Here’s perhaps the first surprise on this list: American actress Farrah Fawcett. She was perhaps best known as one of Charlie’s Angels or for her record-breaking poster in 1976, but she also did this. If you know Serge Gainsbourg’s Je T’Aime, you’ll know where the inspiration for this one came from. Farrah was not a singer, Jean-Paul Vignon is, however. They covered this Italian Eurovision entry in a bilingual version: French for the sung parts and English for Farrah’s spoken parts. I think it works quite well and it’s definitely way different than the original, which was pretty much just a ballad…

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