Saturday, 30 April 2016

Abba In London In 1974

A few pictures taken in London when Abba were in town to perform "Waterloo" on Top Of The Pops...

Friday, 29 April 2016

Abba Date - 30th April 1974

Abba were back in London on the 30th April 1974 recording a performance of "Waterloo" for Top Of The Pops...

Abba Date - 29th April 1974

On the 29th April 1974 Abba appeared on a TV show in Holland called "Toppop" where they performed "Waterloo"...

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Collection Update - Abba Compilation Cassette

The latest Abba cassette added to my collection is titled "Voulez-Vous" but rather than the standard album it is a compilation which includes the following tracks...

Side 1

  • Voulez-Vous
  • Lovers (Live A Little Longer)
  • Tropical Loveland
  • People Need Love
  • Me And I
  • I've Been Waiting For You


Side 2

  • The Name Of The Game
  • My Love, My Life
  • Kisses Of Fire
  • Love Isn't Easy (But It Sure Is Hard Enought)
  • Lay All Your Love On Me
  • Gonna Sing You My Lovesong

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Abba's "Does Your Mother Know" On Blue Vinyl

Abba Date - 27th April 1983

Today in 1983 Frida appeared on the French TV show "Cadence 3" where she performed "Here We'll Stay" - in France the single reached number 34 and stayed in the charts for 7 weeks...

Wish List - "Does Your Mother Know" From Ecuador

Here is an Abba 7" I would like to add to my collection - a green vinyl release of "Does Your Mother Know" released in Ecuador in 1981...

Abba Date - 26th April 1983

On the 26th April 1983 Frida was on German TV performing "Here We'll Stay" as part of her promotion for the single...'

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Abba Date - 25th April 1983

On the 25th April 1983 Frida filmed the video for her single “Here We’ll Stay” - the video was directed by long time Abba colleague Lasse Hallstrom and featured Frida in a leopard print jumpsuit with an orchestra

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Abba Date - 24th April 1974

On the 24th April 1974 Abba were in Holland where they recorded a performance of "Waterloo" for "The Eddy Becker Show" which was broadcast on the 26th April...

Friday, 22 April 2016

Abba Magazine Benny Interview

The 40th issue of the Abba Magazine included this interview with Benny...

Abba Magazine No. 40

A few pictures from issue 40 of the Abba Magazine...

Abba Date - 22nd April 1978

On the 22nd April 1978 Abba's "Take A Chance On Me" entered the American charts for the first time where it would stay for 18 weeks reaching number 3 which was Abba's second best chart position in America after "Dancing Queen".

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

South African Abba Compilation

This compilation album titled "Unforgettable Abba" was released in South Africa in 1989 ; the two disc collection includes 27 of Abba's recordings including most of their hits (although "One Of Us", "Does Your Mother Know" and "The Name Of The Game" are missing) along with a few album tracks including "One Man, One Woman" and "My Love, My Life".

Abba Photo Shoot

Sunday, 17 April 2016

Abba Photo Shoot

Abba Date - 17th April 1981

The Abba TV special "Abba Words And Music" which had been filmed in October 1980 was first broadcast in the UK on the 17th April 1981...

Abba Date - 17th April 1973

On the 17th April 1973 Abba were at number 1 and 2 in the Swedish single charts with the Swedish and English versions of their single "Ring, Ring"...


Abba Date - 17th April 1983

Agnetha started filming a TV special on the 17th April 1983 to promote her solo album "Wrap Your Arms Around Me" ; the show included performances of -

  • The Heat Is On
  • Can't Shake Loose
  • Wrap Your Arms Around Me
  • I Wish Tonight Could Last For Ever
  • Mr Persuasion
  • Shame

The TV special was titled "The Heat Is On" and was first broadcast in Sweden on the 14th May.