Monday, 23 October 2017

Concert

Advert for Abba’s concert in Paris as part of their 1979 Tour which took place on the 23rd October...

Concert

On the 23rd October 1979 Abba were in concert in Paris...

Sunday, 22 October 2017

Frida

Frida pictures taken in 1971...

Frida

Frida appeared in a show called “My Favourites”, where she performed three songs, which premiered in Stockholm on the 22nd October 1971...

Charts

The table below shows the worldwide chart positions for Abba’s single “The Name Of The Game”...
  • Number 1 - UK
  • Number 2 - Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden
  • Number 3 - Norway, South Africa
  • Number 4 - New Zealand, Rhodesian
  • Number 5 - Finland
  • Number 6 - Australia, Switzerland
  • Number 7 - Germany
  • Number 10 - Mexica
  • Number 12 - Austria, France, USA
  • Number 15 - Canada



Charts

On the 22nd October 1977 Abba’s “The Name Of The Game” entered the UK charts where it went on to spend 4 weeks at number 1....

Saturday, 21 October 2017

Poster

This poster of Bjorn was included in issue 23 of the International Abba Magazine...

Friday, 20 October 2017

Concert

On the 20th October 1979 Abba performed in concert in Stockholm...

Pictures

More pictures of Abba which were taken during a photo shoot on the 20th October 1976...

Pictures

Abba photo shoot which took place on the 20th October 1976...

Charts

Chart positions from around the world for Abba’s 1979 single “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)”...

Charts

On the 20th October 1979 Abba’s “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)” entered the UK charts where it spent 12 weeks peaking at number 3...

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Compilation

Abba compilation which was released in Hong Kong in 2006...

Pictures

Abba photo shoot which took place in Stockholm in 1979...

Spain

These pictures of Abba were taken whilst the group were in Spain in 1974...

Charts

Abba’s “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)” entered the French singles chart in October 1979 where it spent 5 weeks at number one - this was the groups biggest hit in France since “Money, Money, Money” spent 3 weeks at the top of the charts in 1976...

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Pictures

More pictures of Abba taken during the rehearsals for their 1979 tour...

Pictures

A few pictures of Abba taken during the rehearsals for their 1979 tour...

Mamma Mia

Benny and Bjorn on stage in New York following the premier of “Mamma Mia” the musical on the 18th October 2001...

Mamma Mia

On the 18th October 2001 the musical “Mamma Mia” opened on Broadway in New York...

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Photo Shoot

Infamous Abba photo shoot from 1979 where Frida’s foot (in some of the pictures) is the wrong way round...

Saturday, 14 October 2017

Agnetha

Agnetha pictures taken in 1979 whilst Abba were filming the video for their single “Voulez-Vous”...

Russia

On the 14th October 2006 Frida and Bjorn attended the premier of the Russian version of “Mamma Mia”...

Friday, 13 October 2017

Agnetha

Agnetha pictures taken during the filming of Abba’s “Does Your Mother Know” video in 1979...

Vinyl

In October 1992 this “Abba Gold Medley” was released in Spain as a 7” single...

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Charts

Abba’s single “Ring Ring” was released in the UK on the 12th October 1973 however it failed to entered the chart - following the groups success in Brighton the following year it was re-released in July 1974 at which point it reached number 32...

Charts

In October 1979 Abba’s single “As Good As New” entered the English language chart in Mexico where it spent two weeks at number 1...

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Charts

Abba’s “The Day Before You Came” entered the Irish singles chart on the 10th October 1982 where it reached number 12...

Frida

Frida recorded the vocals for her single “Din” (“Yours”) on the 10th October 1967 - the single was eventually released in December of the same year...

America

A few pictures of Frida taken during Abba’s trip to America in October 1976...

America

Agnetha pictures taken during Abba’s trip to America during October 1976...

America

On the 10th October 1976 Abba arrived in America for a promotional trip during which time they appeared on eight TV shows in American and Canada....

Monday, 9 October 2017

Holland

Whilst Frida was in Holland in 1984 promoting her album “Shine” she met up with Bjorn and Benny’s who were doing the rounds promoting “Chess”...

Frida

On the 9th October 1984 Frida arrived in Holland as part of the promotion for her album “Shine” - during the visit she appeared on a TV show where she performed “Shine” and “Come To Me (I Am Woman)”...

Chart

Abba’s single “S.O.S.” entered the English speaking chart in Mexico on October 1975 where it reached number 1...

Magazine

Earlier today I received the latest magazine from the International Abba Fan Club...

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Compilation

The new “Top Of The Pops 80” compilation, released in the UK on 13th October, includes Abba’s two chart toppers from 1980, “The Winner Takes It All” and “Super Trouper”, along with tracks by Blondie, Diana Ross, Adam And The Ants and Madness.

Photo Shoot

Agnetha photo shoot from 1979...

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Post Card

This “Thank You For The Music” post card was included with Benny’s “Piano” music book which I received from the Abba Fan Club shop...

Music Book

Earlier today I received the sheet music book for Benny’s latest album “Piano”...

Friday, 6 October 2017

Frida

Frida photo shoot from 1971...

Compilation

This Frida compilation album was released in October 1972...

Poland

Pictures of Abba during their press conference in Poland which took place in October 1976...

Thursday, 5 October 2017

Charts

Abba’s single “So Long” entered the charts in France in October 1974 where it reached number 64...

Agnetha

More pictures taken during Agnetha’s interview with German press in Stockholm in October 2013...

Agnetha

Agnetha met press from Germany in October 2013 in Stockholm as part of the promotion of a deluxe version of her solo album “A”...

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Frida

Frida was in London to see a performance of the musical “Les Miserables” on the 5th October 1985...

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

Charts

Frida’s single “To Turn The Stone” entered the charts in Belgium in October 1982 where it reached number 8...

Pictures

Abba pictures from 1979...

Frida

Frida appeared on a TV show on the 4th October 1982 where she discussed her solo work...