Otto Waalkes 1978


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


Bravo 16 November 1978


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


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…