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Olivia Newton-John

Olivia took part in the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, held in Brighton in the United Kingdom. She finished 4th with the song Long Live Love, in the same Contest won by Swedish band ABBA.

Like ABBA, Olivia went on to great success after Eurovision, landing the role of Sandy in the 1978 big screen adaptation of Grease, teaming up with the Electric Light Orchestra for the Xanadu soundtrack, and releasing chart hits such as I Honestly Love You and Physical.

Olivia was also widely regarded for her animal rights and environmental activism, as well as raising awareness of breast cancer.

Lyrics of Long Live Love

Long, long live love!
Love is to care
Caring and sharing
Long, long live love!

All the kids like 10 tin soldiers in a row
Follow hand in hand
Sister Anna carrying the banner
For the Sally Annie Band

Singing songs of praise and glory
We all learned to love their story
Good things are comin' to ya
Glory, glory, hallelujah!

Long, long live love!
As long as we live
Living for giving
Long, long live love!

On a wet day, dry day, 'great to be alive' day
Brother takes the stand
Cymbals ringing, everybody singing
With the Sally Annie Band

Just a band of happy people
Teachin', preachin': "love is equal"
When you feel the spirit move ya
Glory, glory, hallelujah!

Long, long live love!
Love is to care
Caring and sharing, long
Long, long live love, love, love, love, love!

Oh - long, long live love!
As long as we live
Living for giving
Long, long live love!