Elvis Presley features on the cover of Bravo of 16 October 1980. This week 37 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:
• Interview with Rod Stewart
• John Lennon is preparing for his comeback
• ABBA’s “circus” stage-show in Stockholm (for a TV special)
• The life of the late AC/DC singer Bon Scott
• Profile of actor Matt Dillon
• Rocky Horror Show on tour in West-Germany
• Empty halls on a tour by German teen acts
• Shaun Cassidy explains his absence from the limelight
• Suzi Quatro’s “haunted” castle
• Teen actor Tommy Ohrner on holiday
• Police, Graham Parker, Jack Bruce will play the all-nighter televised Rockpalast concert (I remember watching it. It was boring)
German actress Olivia Pascal on a centrespread poster in Bravo of 4 October 1979
South African band Clout on a single-page poster in Bravo of 4 October 1979
The single page poster of Alan Silson in Bravo of 22 September 1977 completed the four-part portrait series of Smokie.
The cover of Bravo of 22 September 1977. This week 40 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:
• ABBA’s Anni-Frid united with her long-missing German father (to run later today)
• 22 years ago: The day James Dean raced into his death
• Bay City, Michigan, celebrates the visiting Bay City Rollers
• Comedian Otto Waalkes on his Germany tour
• Baccara in a “golden cage”
• How festival-goers rioted after advertised acts appeared at Sheeßel
• Elvis and his best movies
• Introducing NYC rock band Mink de Ville
• What teenagers get up to in New York City
German singer Manuela features on the cover of Bravo of 19 September 1966
Tony Curtis on a back-page poster in Bravo of 13 September 1972.
The Who on a centre-page poster in a Bravo in September 1971.
English crooner Engelbert Humperdinck on a “Star of the Month” calendar poster in Bravo of 2 September 1968.
Jimi Hendrix on a superposter in Bravo of 25 August 1975