Dana (70's Irish female singer)
Dana Rosemary Scallon (born Rosemary Brown on 30 August 1951), known in her singing career as Dana, is an Irish singer and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP).
She won the Eurovision Song Contest 1970 with "All Kinds of Everything", a worldwide million-seller. She subsequently released over 30 singles and 30 albums as a songwriter and performer of Christian music.
She entered politics in 1997, running unsuccessfully in the Irish presidential election, but later being elected as the MEP for Connacht–Ulster. Scallon was again an independent candidate in the Irish 2011 presidential election but was eliminated on the first count having received 51,220 votes (2.9%) which placed her sixth, above the only other female candidate Mary Davis.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license