Thursday, 17 July 2014

Abba Date - 19th July 1981

On the 19th July 1981 Abba's single "Lay All Your Love On Me" reached number 7 in the UK singles chart having entered the chart the previous week at number 17. At number 2 in the chart that week was Starsound's "Stars On 45 (Volume 2)" which featured a medley of Abba hits.

The Top 10 in the UK that week was as follows -
  1. The Specials "Ghost Town"
  2. Starsound "Stars On 45 (Volume 2)
  3. Bad Manners "Can Can"
  4. Spandau Ballet "Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On"
  5. Imagination "Body Talk"
  6. Motorhead "Motorhead Live"
  7. Abba "Lay All Your Love On Me"
  8. Tom Tom Club "Wordy Rappinghood"
  9. Stevie Wonder "Happy Birthday"
  10. Third World "Dancing On a The Floor (Hooked On Love)
The single was only released in a few other countries however it reached number 8 in Ireland, 14 in Belgium, 18 in France and 26 in Germany.

1 comment:

  1. Was also the first 12 inch to get into the top ten of the British charts