Monday, 31 October 2016

Abba Date - 1st November 1982

On the 1st November 1982 Abba's latest single "The Day Before You Came" entered the charts in Germany where it would reach number 5...

Abba Date - 1st November 1976

Today in 1976 Abba's single "Money, Money, Money" entered the charts in Australia where it would stay for 18 weeks including 6 weeks at number 1. It would go on to be the 7th biggest selling single of 1976 in Australia with "Fernando" at the top of the end of year chart and "Dancing Queen" at number 3.

November Abba Calendar Pictures - Part 2

A few more pictures for November from old Abba Calendars...

November Abba Calendar Pictures - Part 1

Here are some pictures from old Abba Calendars for the month of November...

Abba Calendar - November 2016

A great picture of Abba celebrating their win in Brighton for November in my 2016 Abba calendar...

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Abba Compilation Album From China

I recently found details of this version of Abba's "Greatest Hits Vol. 2" which was released in China - I have no idea whether this was an official release...

American Compilation Album

This promotional Abba compilation album was released in America in 1982...

Abba Photo Shoot

Abba Compilation From Argentina

The image below shows Abba's "Greatest Hits Vol. 2" (or "Grandes Exitos") as released in Argentina...

Abba Photo Shoot

Here is an image from the photo shoot which was used as the cover for Abba's "Greatest Hits Vol. 2" and the single "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme (A Man After Midnight)"...

Abba Photo Shoot

Pictures of Abba which were used as part of the artwork for the "Greatest Hits Vol. 2" album...

Friday, 28 October 2016

Uruguay Album Release

The picture below shows the Uruguay release of Abba's "Greatest Hits Vol. 2" which included a free poster...

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Abba Album From Argentina

The picture below shows Abba's "Gracias Por La Musica" album as released in Argentina...

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Abba Single From Japan

The picture below shows Abba's release of "Another Town Another Train" from Japan which included "People Need Love" on the b-side...

Abba Date - 26th October 1974

On this day in 1974 Abba's "Another Town Another Train" entered the charts in Zimbabwe where it reached number 18...

Frida Promotional Items

A few of the promotional items issued with Frida's album "Something's Going On"...

Monday, 24 October 2016

Abba Date - 25th October 1975

On the 25th October 1975 Abba's "S.O.S" moved up to number 6 in the UK charts...

The top six selling singles that week in the UK are shown below...

Strange Frida Cassette

I recently found an odd cassette release of Frida's album "Something's Going On" which included Abba's "Why Did It Have To Be Me" and "Dum Dum Diddle"...

Abba Date - 25th October 1982

On the 25th October 1982 Frida's solo album "Something's Going On" was released in Japan...

Abba Date - 25th October 1986

On the 25th October 1986 "Abba Live" was released in Japan...

Abba Date - 25th October 1977

On the 25th October 1977 the Abba compilation "Greatest Hits 24" entered the charts in Japan where it reached number 3...

Abba Date - 25th October 1974

On the 25th October 1974 the compilation album "The Best Of Abba" was released in Japan...

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Frida's 1972 Compilation Album

In 1972 EMI released this Frida compilation album which included her number one single "Min Egen Stad" - Benny produced a number of tracks on the album which also included backing vocals by Agnetha and Bjorn...

Frida Photo Shoot

Abba Date - October 24th 1971

On the 24th October 1971 Frida's single "Min Egen Stad" ("My Own Town") entered the Swedish Svensktoppen chart where it reached number 1....