Bravo 21 May 1981


German rock singer on the cover of Bravo of 21 May 1981. This week 38 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Freddie Mercury: as shy as anyone you could imagine
• Stevie Wonder’s triumphant Germany tour
• AC/DC in pics, with autograph card (coming on Friday)
• Peter Maffay’s future plans
• Shakin’ Stevens, Eruption, Goombay Dance Band a.o. at Bravo Disco in Hannover
• Elvis as you didn’t know him in the film This Is Elvis.
• New controversy over outspoken TV presenter Desirée Nosbusch
• Barclay James Harvest’s mega success
• The Tubes: The craziest live show of the year
• Test: How quickly do you get jealous
• All about footballer Bernd Schuster
• Girlschool make a record with Motörhead
• The latest mopeds


Bravo 17 May 1979


A couple of lovebirds, on occasion of a four-page feature of new beach fashions, on the cover of Bravo of 17 May 1979. This week 40 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• This is how the Beatles are today
• Status Quo’s new live show
• Introducing singer Lene Lovich
• Nina Hagen: the bigmouth that knows no boundaries
• Shaun Cassidy works on new LP, new tour
• Fans besiege Leslie McKeown’s house
• Musical Hair has become a film
• How singer Ingrid Peters found her dream man
• Profile of Promises singer Leslie Knauer

Bravo 3 May 1978 (John Travolta)


John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever pose on the cover of Bravo of 3 May 1978. This week 41 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Queen’s four-city tour of West-Germany
• Terence Hill and his greatest roles
• All about star Saturday Night Fever John Travolta
• German fans cheered for Kansas support act Cheap Trick
• The new singing sensation: Kate Bush
• How Swedish singer Siw Inger nearly died
• Ken Hensley, the boss of Uriah Heep
• The Bay City Rollers in private
• Introducing teenybopper band The Teens
• Louis de Funès’ new comedy
• Ute Kittelberger’s life after marrying singer Bernd Clüver
• Bravo at a LA music festival featuring Aerosmith, Santana, Heart, Foreigner, Scumbag Nugent, Stevie Nicks with Mick Fleetwood, Bob Welch, and Dave Mason before 300,000 people

Bravo 22 April 1976 (Peter Maffay)


German rock singer Peter Maffay and a motorbike on the cover of Bravo of 22 April 1976. This week 43 years ago Germany’s youth read about:

• How Brotherhood of Men won the Eurovision
• 16 questions for Peter Maffay
• Slade’s comeback
• Looking back at the Rolling Stones’ 1965 German tour
• The Bay City Rollers have a new member, Ian Mitchell
• All about Italian singing star Gigliola Cinquetti
• Davis Essex’s German tour flopped
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest five Oscars
• The life of singer Roland Kaiser (as a baby he was a foundling)
• How animals are abused
• Jan-Michael Vincent’s new film
• Introducing England’s Bop Deluxe
• Schlager singer Roy Black on becoming a father
• Vote for your dream moped
• Newcomer Schlager singer Ingrid Peters

Bravo 17 April 1980 (Kristy McNichol)


Actress Kristy McNichol features on the cover of Bravo of 17 April 1980. This week, 39 years ago Germany’s youth read about:

• Kristy McNichol moves into her own home (see below)
• The line-up for 1980 Eurivision Song Contest
• All about The Rocky Horror Picture Show
• Judas Priest blackmailed on their Germany tour
• ELP’s Carl Palmer’s new band
• Austrian singer-songwriter Georg Danzer on tour in West-Germany
• Toto: Six session musicians are becoming worldstars
• Profile of Schalke 04 football star Klaus Fischer
• The dates for Kiss’ Germany tour
• Growing up Turkish in Germany with strict fathers
• Bravo looks at The Knack in concert
• Teen actor Tommi Ohrner to make his singing debut
• Bravo visits Dutch trio Luv at home
• Vote for the best moped of the year
• Learn the “Rappers’ Delight” dance
• Bravo test drives LA’s craziest rollercoasters
• Reader Gudrun Scholz (15) presents the silver Otto to footballer Kevin Keegan