Friday, 19 April 2013

Classic Pop Magazine

The latest issue of Classic Pop magazine in the UK includes a note of Agnetha's new album in its key future release section as well as a review of a new ABBA book.


Tuesday, 16 April 2013

ABBA Date - 16th April 1977

On the 16th April 1977 ABBA's latest album "Arrival" hit the number 1 spot in the UK album charts where it stayed for 9 weeks. The album was the biggest selling album of the year in the UK and the 11th biggest selling album of the 70's.

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Chess The Making Of The Musical Book

I have just started reading "Chess The Making Of The Musical" by William Hartston which I am sure will be an interesting read.


Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Collection Update - "Love Songs" Album

This week I have added a new album to my collection called "Love Songs" - the album was released in Canada in 1984 by WEA records. The album was also releases in the US and Mexico titled "I Love ABBA". The group pictures are the same as those used on the album "Thank You For The Music" which was released in the UK in 1983.

The back of the cover includes the track names;

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Irish Times Mentions ABBA

The Irish Times has an article on the ABBA museum and the effect of Agnetha's new CD will have on all things ABBA during 2013. To read the full article follow the URL below;


Abba Date - 6th April 1974

On the 6th April 1974 ABBA began their journey to pop superstars by winning the Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton with "Waterloo".

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Radio 2 Top 100 Albums Poll

In the UK Radio 2 conducted a poll to find out it's listeners top 100 favourite albums - as you can see from the list below ABBA's "Arrival" came in at number 37 between Blondie's "Parallel Lines" and Prince's "Purple Rain".

Monday, 1 April 2013

Abba Date - 2nd April 1977

On the 2nd April 1977 ABBA's latest single in the UK "Knowing Me Knowing You" hit the number 1 spot in the singles chart where it stayed for five weeks.

The single also hit the number 1 position in Germany, Ireland, Mexico and South Africa.