Otto Waalkes 1978

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German comedian Otto Waalkes on a back-page poster in Bravo of 16 November 1978.

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Bravo 16 November 1978

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Shaun Cassidy features on the cover of Bravo of 16 November 1978. That week 39 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Bravo visits ABBA’s new Stockholm studio
• How Brian Connolly is being marginalised in Sweet
• With Smokie on tour in West-Germany
• Bob Seger: “The Gorilla from Detroit”
• David Cassidy’s comeback as a TV detective in Man Undercover (it ran for 10 episodes)
• Phantom, the fastest fighter jet in the world
• Introducing sci-fi disco singer Dee Dee Jackson
• Can Shaun Cassidy defend his Golden Otto, as winner of the readers’ poll for favourite singer?

Sweet 1978

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Sweet on a centrespread poster in Bravo of 13 July 1978. They had changed their look to in a bid to be taken serious as a rock band. Andy Scitt went for the dad beard, Mick Tucker cut his hair like a mom, and Steve Priest got a footballer’s perm because he just didn’t have a clue what to do…