Bravo 17 March 1977 (Sweet)


Sweet on the cover of Bravo of 17 March 1977. This week 42 years ago Germany’s youth read about:

• All you must know about Boney M.
• Brian Connolly on changes in Sweet’s sound and image
• Nastassja Kinski’s role as teacher-seductress on TV’s Tatort
• Susan Dey in her new TV series Love Me, Love Me Not
• Pat McGlynn is the new Bay City Roller
• Manfred Mann’s Earth Band on tour
• Spanish singer Jeanette, and her hit “Porque Te Vas”.
• Bravo reader presents Otto trophy to Sophia Loren
• Eddie & the Hot Rods live: “A hot punk night”
• Introducing the Beatles Revival Band
• Slik and their new live show
• Comedian Frank Zander’s stage show
• Ex-Bravo Girl of the Year plays a role in Winnetou play at Elspe
• Raymond Harmstorf and Franco Nero in TV’s new hit, Wolfsblut


Bravo 22 Jan 1976 (Sweet)


Sweet feature on the cover of Bravo of 22 January 1976. This week 43 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Sweet’s plans for 1976 (including a Germany tour in May)
• Readers voted their to 10 sports stars (see Wednesday’s post)
• All about English glam band Hello
• New hit tip from England: Elkie Brooks
• Marty Feldman in Young Frankenstein
• Sex ed: Pregnant — What now?
• Your rights when the cops arrest you
• The new sound of Schlager singer Bernd Clüver
• The death of ex-Uriah Heep bassist Gary Thain
• Sydne Rome in her new film Umarmungen

Bravo 3 Feb 1977 (Sweet)


Sweet’s Andy Scott features on the cover of Bravo of 3 February 1977. In the cover story he tells “the truth about Sweet”. Other things Germany’s youth read about 41 years ago this week:

• The films of Elvis Presley
• The “sensational” live show of Udo Lindenberg
• Homeless teen found a new home after a report in Bravo
• Spotlight on new German actor Marius Müller-Westernhagen
• Nazareth: The four Scotsmen who don’t want to be stars
• Introducing Swedish ski sensation Ingmar Stenmark

And here’s the scoop on Sweet. Well, they are changing labels and want to try a new musical direction…


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…