Bravo 20 October 1977


The cover of Bravo of 20 October 1977. That week 40 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Shock news: The Bay City Rollers are emigrating to the USA
• After David and Shaun, third Cassidy brother Patrick is waiting to make his career
• “Stranglers: The punks with an organ”
• The future plans of Bud Spencer and Terence Hill
• Sweet postpone their German tour
• How young woman in wheelchair hitch-hiked to Portugal, England, Morocco, Egypt
• John Paul Young: the singer from whom the Bay City Rollers “stole” a hit (“Yesterday’s Hero”)


Bravo 4 October 1979


German rock singer Peter Maffay features on the cover of Bravo of 4 October 1979. This week 38 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• First photos of ABBA’s German tour (see below)
• All about John Travolta
• Introducing Nils Lofgren
• What you need to know about Clout
• Boston coming to tour in West-Germany
• Profile on South African F1 world champion Jody Scheckter
• Teenage band The Teens evicted from their practice room
• Status Quo’s Rick Parfitt private, in pics
• Profile on British group Racey
• The life of Marlon Brando



Bravo 25 Sep 1975 (Albert Hammond)


Albert Hammond features on the cover of Bravo of 25 September 1975. This week 42 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Albert Hammond’s private life in pictures
• James Dean: ‘Disappointed in love, he raced into death’ 20 years ago
• Gloria Gaynor on her upcoming German tour
• Survey: 96,7% of Bravo readers want more sex-ed (more than 100,000 wrote in)
• Alice Cooper spoke with readers on the phone from Bravo’s office
• New TV series Kung Fu to be shown on Saturdays at 17:15, starting 27 Sept.
• Sweet’s difficult US tour
• Profile of Schlager duo Cindy & Bert
• Bravo interviews The Hollies in California

Bravo 22 Sept 1977


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