What's Another Year in the Career of Louis Walsh

EXHIBITION : BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS

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Louis Walsh discusses the career of Johnny Logan and his role as manager.

  • Title
    Louis Walsh, Johnny Logan's Manager
  • 1st Broadcast
    03/04/1981
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:30
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    What's Another Year
  • Clip title
    What's Another Year in the Career of Louis Walsh
  • Extended description

    At the age of 28 Louis Walsh appeared on the programme 'What's Another Year' a documentary profiling the career of Johnny Logan following his win for Ireland in the 1980 Eurovision Song Contest with the song 'What's another year'.

    In this clip from the programme Walsh talks about Johnny's career since his win at Eurovision and the failure of the single 'Save Me' to enter the top 75 in the UK. Louis also talks about the role of management in Johnny's career and his own future as Johnny's manager.

    Louis later went on to manage Boyzone, The Carter Twins, Westlife, Samantha Mumba, and Jedward amongst others. He has also carved out a television career in the UK as a judge on The X Factor. Louis has also appeared on 'You're a Star', 'Pop Stars' and 'Britain's Got Talent'.

  • Information

    'What's Another Year', a documentary following the career of Johnny Logan in the year following his Eurovision Song Contest win in 1980, was broadcast on 3 April, 1981.

  • Local keywords
    Louis Walsh, Johnny Logan, Fame, Eurovision
  • Geographical coverage
    Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1980
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    LX3050
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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