7. Januar 1967



[...] Ardmore and Beechwood also has exclusive Belgian rights for "Sag Mir Wie" and "Lieben, Das Heisst Glauben" by Udo Juergens , and Dutch and Belgian rights for "Cherish" by the Association.




4. Februar 1967



Udo Juergens is writing music for one of George Bernard Shaw's plays for stage presentation this year. Juergens will star on TV with France's Gilbert Becaud on Feb. 15 .




18. Februar 1967



MIDEM Award Presentations End Weeks Of All-Star Galas


The final gala of the MIDEM week saw the inaugural presentation of the MIDEM trophies and was unique in bringing top selling record stars of many countries together on one stage - in the Salon des Ambassadeurs of the Cannes Municipal casino.

Altogether 25 MIDEM trophies were awarded - one world trophy, three international trophies and 19 national trophies.

Present to receive their awards and to perform on stage were Petula Clark (International Trophy for Continental Europe), who was introduced by unexpected guest star Anthony Quinn; Roberto Carlos (Brazil); Karel Gott (Czechoslovakia); the Trio Hagashash (Israel); Gert Timmerman (Holland); Kirsti Sparboe (Norway); Udo Jurgens (Austria); Anna German (Poland); Amalia Rodrigues (Portugal); Katri Helena (Finland); the Sven Adamo, who won trophies for both Belgium and Ingvars Orchestra (Sweden), and Salvatore France.

The show, composed in French and English by Joe Dassin and Elga Andersen, was notable for the success of the Trio Hagashash, Kirsti Sparboe, Adamo, Udo Jurgens and Petula Clark fresh from a four-month tour in the U.S. [...]

For the third gala, Vogue, in their 20th anniversary year, put on a prestige show with all their top French artists - Antoine, Francoise Hardy, Jacques Dutronc, Claude Luter, Aimable, Pierre Perret, Cleo, Liz Sarian, Les Charlots and Gerard Calvi - plus Britain's Sandie Shaw, Austria's Udo Jurgens and America's Geno Washington. [...]




8. April 1967



Udo Juergens (Vogue) a success in Russia on his 18-day concert tour.




22. April 1967



Supraphon Playing Vital Link In East-West Sales Relations


[...] Although comparatively little recorded product from the West has been available in Czechoslovakia, releases have been made from the Vogue, SAAR, Barclay, CBS France, Folkways and DDG labels. Udo Jurgens' "Merci Cherie" from Vogue sold 100,000 copies.




29. April 1967



Jurgens moves over to Ariola


Udo Jurgens, whose song "Merci Cherie" won last year's  Eurovision Song Contest, has left the Vogue label after four years, to sign with Ariola.
Jurgens' manager, Hans Beierlein of Montana Music, said the new contract will come into force on May 15. He will record some new singles and one LP.
Ariola will distribute Jurgens' records in Germany, Holland, Switzerland and Austria. Negotiations with other countries are underway. Meanwhile, Jurgens' musical, based on a play by George Bernard Shaw, is expected to have it's premiere in Vienna in spring, 1968.





[...] Ariola began its promotion for the Eurovision titles by signing Udo Juergens, interpreter of last year's Eurovision top tune, to a long-term contract. [...]





[...] Udo Jurgens will top the Polish International Festival of Light Music Songs at Sopot Aug. 18 . He will sing a Polish pop song there, as well as his own material, to attract exchange business between West and East.

Jurgens has already made a 14 concert tour in Czechoslovakia.




20. Mai 1967



Ariola's Udo Jurgens received the Golden Disk Trophy for his single, "Warum Nur Warum".




10. Juni 1967



Drive on Juergens' first Ariola Disk


Ariola has opened one of its biggest sales promotion campaigns ever for the release of its first single by Udo Juergens. Juergens, whose long-term exclusive contract with Ariola-Eurodisc became effective May 16, has recorded two of his own compositions - "Was ich dir sagen will" and "Immer wieder geht die Sonne auf".
With Juergens' first disk release, Ariola is moving into the last phase of a drive to win a top position in the German disk market. Juergens, now at the peak of his career, is being promised by Ariola as "the German chanson singer".





Udo Jurgens' latest single for Ariola is "Immer Wieder Geht Die Sonne Auf" b-w "Was Ich Dir Sagen Will".





1. Juli 1967



Udo Jurgens is set for an extensive tour of Germany from Sept. 19 to Oct. 27 .




8. Juli 1967



Udo Juergens (Ariola) went over big in Budapest, and is considering offers from England.




19. August 1967


SOPOT, Poland

Reps From 31 Nations To Judge Polish Fest


Representatives from 31 countries will form the jury for the Seventh International Music Festival at Sopot from Aug. 17 to 20. [...]
The Festival will be covered by the radio services of 13 countries and will be televised by Polish TV. Festival guest stars will be Caterina Valente and Udo Jurgens. [...]




9. September 1967


SOPOT, Poland

Czech Singer Takes Polish Music Fest

Winner of the Grand Prix du Disque at the Seventh International Festival of Light Music Songs here Aug. 17 - 20 was Czechoslovakian singer Eva Pilarova for her Interpretation of "Requiem", which previously won the International Intervision Song Contest in Bratislavia.
The 6,000 seats in the open-air auditorium were jammed every night, with an estimated 6,000 standees at each session.
Performing, but not competing, were Udo Jurgens, winner of last year's Eurovision Contest and Caterina Valente. [...]




23. September 1967



Durium will release the recordings of Austria's Udo Jurgens in Italy from Jan. 1, 1968 .




30. September 1967



Udo Jurgens (Ariola) began his German tour here Monday (18) after recording a new album, "Udo Jurgens  - Was ich dir sagen will".




25. November 1967



Durium Records and Editions Montana, headed by Udo Jurgens, signed a three-year contract.




9. Dezember 1967



Pathe-Marconi released the Udo Jurgens hit "Was ich dir sagen will" on the Voix de son Maitre label.




30. Dezember 1967



Austrian singer Udo Jurgens is recording an EP for Pathe-Marconi in French.