The Kirkham Report

Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #01 – ICELAND! AGAIN!

#1 – Iceland “10 Years“ Dadi Og Gagnamagnid Songwriters: Dadi Freyr Petursson The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these are MY opinions, and

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #02 – North Macedonia

#2 – North Macedonia “Here I Stand“ Vasil Songwriters: Vasil Garvanliev The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these are MY opinions, and I

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #03 – Malta

#3 – Malta “Je me casse“ Destiny Songwriters: Amanuel Dermont, Malin Christin, Nicklas Eklund, Pete Barringer The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #04 – Greece

#4 – Greece “Last Dance“ Stefania Songwriters: Dimitris Kontopoulos, Sharon Vaughn, Arcade The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these are MY opinions, and

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #05 – Portugal

# 5 Portugal “Love Is On My Side“ The Black Mamba Songwriters: Pedro Tatanka Caldeira The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these are

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #06 – Switzerland

#6 – Switzerland “Tout l’Univers“ Gjon’s Tears Songwriters: Gjon Muharremaj, Nina Sampermans, Wouter Hardy, Xavier Michel The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #07 – United Kingdom

#07 – United Kingdom “Embers“ James Newman Songwriters: James Newman, Conor Blake, Danny Shah, Tom Hollings, Samuel Brennan The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such. 

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PASSAGES: Menudo’s Ray Reyes passes at 51

If you were a teen girl in the 1980s, chances are you had a poster of Menudo somewhere on your wall; the year (or even the month, heh heh) you had it up would have determined which members of the rotating always youthful Puerto Rican boy band would have been featured. Ray Reyes, who was a member of the band during the days when Menudo attempted (and unfortunately largely failed) to conquer America as they had other countries, passed away on April 30 2021 from a heart attack; he was just 51 years old. Reyes, born in New York City

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #08 – Lithuania

#08 – Lithuania “Discoteque” The Roop Songwriters: Ilkka Wirtanen, Kalle Lindroth, Laisvūnas Černovas, Mantas Banišauskas, Robertas Baranauskas, Vaidotas Valiukevičius The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #09 – Albania

#09 – Albania “Karma“ Anxhela Peristeri Songwriters: (Music) Kledi Bahiti (lyrics) Olti Curri The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these are MY opinions,

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