Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Monday, 28 November 2016
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Saturday, 26 November 2016
Friday, 25 November 2016
On the 25th November 1979 Abba's single "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" entered the charts in Japan where it stayed for 26 weeks reaching number 17 - this was the best performing Abba single in Japan until "S.O.S" / "Chiquitita" was released in 2001 reaching number 15.
Thursday, 24 November 2016
On the 25th November 1978 Abba were in Japan recording a TV special during which they performed -
- Take A Chance On Me
- Money, Money, Money
- Thats Me
- Dancing Queen
- Summer Night City
- Knowing Me, Knowing You
- If It Wasn't For The Night
- Thank You For The Music
Wednesday, 23 November 2016
On the 24th November 1978 Abba's single "Summer Night City" entered the charts in New Zealand where it reached number 37 - of the groups singles which charted in New Zealand this was the lowest position of any previous single - however the groups next single, "Chiquitita" would return them to the top of the charts...
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
Monday, 21 November 2016
Today in 1980 Abba's single "The Winner Takes It All" entered the Billboard chart in America where it would stay for 26 weeks reaching number 8. This was the groups fourth best chart position as shown below -
- "Dancing Queen" (reached number 1)
- "Take A Chance On Me" (reached number 3)
- "Waterloo" (reached number 6)
- "The Winner Takes It All" (reached number 8)
Sunday, 20 November 2016
Today in 2005 the Abba compilation album "18 Hits" entered the Australian charts for the first time where it reached number 41 - the album would re-appear in the charts several more times including June 2006, June 2008 and again in May 2013.
Friday, 18 November 2016
Susan Boyle has recoded a version of Abba's "I Have A Dream" which appears on her new album "What A Wonderful World" which is released in the UK on the 25th November. The album also includes Susan's versions of "Like A Prayer", "Always On My Mind" and "Mull Of Kintyre".