Thursday, 21 September 2017

Frida

Frida appeared on TV in Germany on the 22nd September 2004 with Jon Lord where they performed their track “The Sun Will Shine Again”...

Concert

Poster for Abba’s concert in LA on the 21st September 1979...

Disney

On the 21st September 1979 Abba visited the Disney park in LA ahead of the groups concert in the city later that day...

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Frida

On the 20th September 1984 Frida appeared on the West German TV show “Musikladen” where she performed her new single “Shine”...

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Vinyl

This “S.O.S” EP was released in Brazil in 1975 and included the following tracks...
  • S.O.S
  • I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
  • Rock Me
  • Mamma Mia

Chart Positions

Here are the chart positions I have been able to find for Abba’s single “S.O.S” from around the world...

Number 1 - Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, New Zealand, South Afrida
Number 2 - Austria, Netherlands, Italy, Mexico, Norway, Rhodesia
Number 3 - Switzerland
Number 4 - Ireland
Number 6 - UK
Number 9 - Canada
Number 15 - USA

Vinyl

This promotional Abba compilation album was released in America in 1977 on vinyl featuring the following tracks -

Side 1
  • Take A Chance On Me
  • The Name Of The Game
  • Fernando
  • Eagle
Side 2
  • Dancing Queen
  • Waterloo
  • S.O.S
  • I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
  • Thank You For The Music

Photos

Abba photo shoot from 1978...

Tour

On the 19th September 1979 Abba landed in San Francisco ahead of their concert in the city later that day...

Monday, 18 September 2017

Vinyl

Abba's "Greatest Hits" Album entered the Billboard chart in America on the 18th September 1976 - the album stayed in the charts for 61 weeks reaching number 48 which was the groups most successful album chart position to that point. 

Abba's "Waterloo" album had reached number 145 and the self-titled "Abba" reached number 174 - however the groups next album "Arrival" would do much better reaching number 20.

Frida

On the 18th September 1982 Frida arrived in Austria where she spent two days promoting her solo work...

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Olivia

In September 1981 Olivia Newton-John was in Sweden to promote her album "Physical" where she met up with Frida and Stig...

Frida

Frida exercising in Portland ahead of Abba's concert in the city in 1979...

Photo Shoot

Abba photo shoot from their "Money, Money, Money" video...

17th September 1983

On the 17th September 1983 Frida appeared on French TV with Daniel Balavoine where they performed their single "Belle"...

17th September 1977

An interview with Bjorn and Benny was shown on Swedish TV today in 1977 where they discussed making "Abba The Album"...

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Photo Shoot

Benny and Frida photo shoot from 1972...

17th September 1972

Today in 1972 Frida's single "Man Vill Ju Leva Lite Dessemellan" entered the Svensktoppen chart in Sweden where it reached number 1..

Seattle

Agnetha and Frida on stage in Seattle during Abba's concert on the 17th September 1979...

Seattle

Agnetha preparing for Abba's concert in Seattle on the 17th September 1979...

16th September 2012

The Abba compilation "The Essential Collection" entered the Spanish album chart on the 16th September 2012 where it reached number 53 staying in the charts for 9 weeks...

16th September 1978

Today in 1978 Abba's single "Summer Night City" entered the UK charts where it reached number 5 - at that point it was the groups lowest charting single in the UK since "S.O.S" back in 1975 which peaked at number 6...

Friday, 15 September 2017

16th September 2002

On the 16th September 2002 the Abba compilation "The Definitive Collection" entered the charts in Australia where it spent 67 weeks peaking at number 10...

16th September 1982

Today in 1982 Frida appeared on the UK TV show "Nationwide" as part of the promotion of her solo work...

Photo Shoot

Abba photo shoot from 1973 - one of which was used for their single "I Am Just A Girl" in Japan...

Photo Shoot

Abba photo shoot images from 1978...

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Abba Vinyl

Abba vinyl album "All About Abba" from my collection...

Abba Vinyl

Abba's "Thank You For The Music" (b-side "Our Last Summer") entered the French singles chart in September 1983 where it reached number 58...

Agnetha

Agnetha photo shoot pictures from 1968...

15th September 1968

Today in 1968 Agnetha's single "Den Jag Vantat Pa" entered the Svensktoppen chart in Sweden where it reached number 9...

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Agnetha Video

In September 1986 Agnetha filmed the video for her duet with Ola Hakansson "The Way You Are"...

Frida Single

Frida's single "I Know There's Something Going On" entered the charts in France in September 1982 where it spent 5 weeks at number 1...

13th September 2009

On the 13th September 2009 Bjorn and Benny attended the Abba tribute concert arranged by Radio 2 in Londons Hyde Park...

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Abba Article

To read this Abba article from NME's website click here...

Edmonton

Agnetha and Stig party following the opening night of Abba's North American Tour in Edmonton on the 13th September 1979...

Edmonton

Following the first night of Abba's North American Tour in Edmonton on the 13th September 1979 the group attended a press conference at their hotel...

Edmonton

Abba played the first concert of their 1979 North American Tour in Edmonton, Canada on the 13th September 1979...

Bournemouth

On the 12th September 1981 Abba arrived in Bournemouth where the CBS Sales Conference was being held at the Carlton Hotel...

Monday, 11 September 2017

12th September 1979

Today in 1979 Abba were in Edmonton, Canada rehearsing for the first night of the North American leg of their world tour...

Photo Shoot

Agnetha photo shoot from 1988 - one of which was used on the cover of her single "Let It Shine"...

Photo Shoot

Agnetha photo shoot from 1978...

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Abba Date - 21st September 1978

Abba's single "Summer Night City" entered the charts in Norway today in 1978 where it reached number 3...

Photo Shoot

Frida photo shoot from 1967...

11th September 1967

Fifty years ago today on the 11th September 1967 Frida recorded her first two tracks which would be released as a single "En Ledig Dag" and "Peter Kom Tillbaka"...

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Photo Shoot

Frida photo shoot images from 1969...

10th September 1969

Today in 1969 Frida recorded the single "Peter Pan", written by Benny and Bjorn, which marked the first time three future members of Abba worked together on a song...

Postcard

"Abba Live" postcard signed by all four members of the group...

Abba Date - 10th September 1986

On the 10th September 1986 the album "Abba Live" entered the Swedish charts...

Remix

Loving the "Our Last Summer" remix from Matt Pop - grab a copy from his Facebook page whilst it is still available....

Abba Date - 9th September 1983

Whilst Frida was in Germany on the 9th September 1983 she posed for the following photographs and was also presented with an award on behalf of Abba...