On the 31st December 1981 Abba's latest single in America "When All Is Said And Done" entered the Billboard charts where it performed well in three of the charts -
Well it's the last day of 2014 and it has been a great year for Abba fans around the world. The 40th Anniversary celebrations certainly lived up to expectations - my highlights were the photo book and the release of "Abba Live At Wembley Arena".
The Guardian newspaper in the UK has picked its discussion with Bjorn and Frida as one of the best music interviews of 2014 - click the image below to read the full article...
The 5th issue of the Agnetha Fan Magazine was published during August 1985 and included news / features -
Here are some pictures from the official 1983 Abba Annual which included the following articles -
On the 22nd December 1979 Abba's latest single in the UK "I Have A Dream" jumped up the singles chart from number 21 to number 2 in the Christmas chart. The top five that week was as follows -
During 1979 the sales of 7" singles hit a peak in the UK and it was also the year in which Abba had the most Top 10 hits in the UK -
These five singles spent a total of 51 weeks in the charts.
The single was also a big hit in other countries reaching number 1 in Austria, Belgium, Netherlands and Switzerland.