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  1. ABBA is the name of a former Swedish pop music group.
  2. ABBA is an acronym formed from the first letters of each group member's name: Agnetha, Bj--rn, Benny and Anni-Frid (Frida).
  3. ABBA is a very special company.
  4. ABBA is the most successful popular music group ever to come out of Scandinavia, and ranks amongst the top acts in the history of popular music.
  5. Abba is a group who never truly had a bad album, but they crossed all boundaries with their 1980 release Super Trouper.

Solo Album

  1. F--ltskog's second post-ABBA solo album was Eyes of a Woman, released in March 1985, which reached #2 in Sweden and performed reasonably well in Europe. (Web site)
  2. Frida's second solo album after ABBA was the experimental Shine (produced by Steve Lillywhite), released in 1984.


  1. The Abba stars signed an agreement with Seth, confirming that he was the author, one month before the premiere, the Local said.
  2. Abba Kovner (1918-1987) was a Lithuanian Jewish Hebrew poet, writer, and partisan leader.
  3. In March 1980 ABBA went on their last tour and it was in Japan.
  4. Marta Abba is most famous for her personal and artistic relationship with Luigi Pirandello.
  5. S.O.S. ( ABBA). S.O.S., portraying a need for help and advice about sex, answered by Dr. Luttazzi. (Web site)


  1. ABBA at Discogs ABBA at ABBA at ABBA - for the record - Collector site and discography.
  2. This was primarily because ABBA's British record company, Epic, decided to re-release "Ring Ring" (albeit in a remixed format) instead.
  3. ABBA themselves were soon back in the studio again, recording tracks for a new album. (Web site)
  4. Love 'em! Thank you for the music ABBA. (Web site)

Marta Abba

  1. The Abba singers said they plan to launch a Broadway version of the musical.
  2. Marta Abba's screen d--but in Broadway was in "Loyalty of Love," in 1937. (Web site)
  3. Marta Abba and Pirandello teamed up in 1925, and she appeared in many of his productions at the Rome Arts Theater. (Web site)
  4. Marta Abba the Maestro Marta was the true actress for whom he had been waiting after his earlier disappointment with Eleonora Duse. (Web site)


  1. ABBA made videos because their songs were hits in so many different countries and personal appearances weren't always possible. (Web site)
  2. ABBA's follow-up single, " Honey, Honey ", reached #27 in the US, and was a Top 3 hit in Germany. (Web site)
  3. In 1996, she released her autobiography, As I Am, and a compilation album featuring her solo hits alongside some ABBA classics. (Web site)
  4. The September 1992 release of ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits, a new compilation album, ended up selling massively worldwide and setting chart longevity records.
  5. ABBA donated the copyright of this worldwide hit to the UNICEF; see Music for UNICEF Concert.


  1. ABBA GOLD, first released in 1992, spent 206 weeks in the album charts.
  2. ABBA won the Eurovision Song Contest and had their internationally break through.
  3. ABBA dominated the top charts with songs like "Fernando", "Dancing Queen" and "Money, Money, Money".


  1. It was first written as "Bj--rn, Benny, Agnetha & Frida", but was subsequently crossed out with "ABBA" written in large letters on top. (Web site)
  2. After ABBA’s final recordings, Björn and Benny collaborated with Tim Rice on the musical Chess.
  3. The ABBA story began in June 1966 when Björn Ulvaeus (born 1945) met Benny Andersson (born 1946) for the first time.


  1. This was bettered in 1992 by another EP, Abba-esque, covering four ABBA hits, which became Erasure's first number one in the UK Singles Chart. (Web site)
  2. And the final ABBA song came the year after with the single "The Day Before You Came".


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Mamma Mia

  1. With Mamma Mia!' s huge success worldwide, and the forthcoming film starring Meryl Streep and Pierce Brosnan, there is a huge interest in ABBA's music.
  2. ABBA Posing together with the actors from the motion picture "Mamma Mia!" July 4th 2008. (Web site)


  1. His personal life took a turn for the better when he met the actress Marta Abba, for whom he wrote most of his later plays. (Web site)
  2. Pirandello's devotion to Abba was such that he even wrote plays especially for her, most notably As You Desire Me. (Web site)
  3. Last check: 2007-10-26) To search for published plays by Marta Abba click on one of the bookstore links above. (Web site)

Benny Andersson

  1. Sammen med tre andre svenske musikere startet s-- Benny Andersson gruppen ABBA og i 1972 kom ABBAs f--rste singel --People need love--. (Web site)
  2. Benny Anderssons tidiga verk f--r Hep Stars och Abba var t--mligen enkel ehuru effektiv popschlager.
  3. ABBA They are also involved in the production of the film version of the musical, to open in July 2008; Benny Andersson produces the Soundtrack.


  1. Anderson was one of the dominant figures behind ABBA, representing their commercial interests and global success through successful record deals.
  2. The Hootenanny Singers released their records on the Polar Music record label, owned by Stig Anderson (1931---1997), who was to become ABBA---s manager.
  3. The Hep Stars' manager was Stig Anderson, who went on to manage ABBA. Among the hits were I natt jag dr--mde, Cadillac, Malaika and Sunny Girl.
  4. In 1990 Stig Anderson sold Polar Music with nearly all utilisation and license rights and the registered ABBA mark for an unknown sum of money to Polygram.


  1. A legacy of extraordinary songs and worldwide record sales of over 360 million have ensured ABBA a lasting popularity.
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  1. During the summer and fall 1977 ABBA recorded the album "ABBA - The Album".
  2. During the fall 1979 ABBA toured around North-America and continued around Europe too.

Old Abba

  1. Benny Andersson has on several occasions performed old ABBA songs. (Web site)
  2. In April and May 2007, Andersson is working on the film soundtrack, re-recording the old ABBA songs with musicians from the old ABBA recording sessions.

Abba Gold

  1. The enormous interest in the Gold compilation saw the release of More ABBA Gold: More ABBA Hits in 1993. (Web site)
  2. Nowadays, most of their videos can be seen on the DVDs ABBA Gold and The Definitive Collection.
  3. ABBA's ABBA Gold: Greatest Hits album was sold alongside her own merchandise during the tour.

Abba Songs

  1. It followed an ITV programme of the same name and featured various British artists covering ABBA songs.
  2. And a Broadway (originally West End) musical, Mamma Mia, whose music is all Abba songs, was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2002.


  1. In Canada, "I Have a Dream" became ABBA's second #1 on the RPM Adult Contemporary chart, after "Fernando" hit the top previously. (Web site)
  2. In 1975, ABBA's "SOS" became the first song with a palindromic title recorded by a group with a palindromic name to hit the pop charts. (Web site)
  3. Abba, Frida, Agnetha Faltskog and related charts from around the world.

Bj Rn

  1. The group included Bj--rn Ulvaeus, who later was a member of ABBA. Other bandmembers were Johan Karlberg, Tony Roth and Hansi Schwarz. (Web site)
  2. Etter ABBA fortsatte samarbeidet med Bj--rn Ulvaeus, blant annet i musikalene Chess og Kristina fr--n Duvem--la. (Web site)
  3. The music of this song is written by Benny Andersson and Bj--rn Ulvaeus (2 previous ABBA -members), while the lyrics are written by Tim Rice.

After Abba

  1. After ABBA broke up in 1983, Andersson continued writing music with Ulvaeus. (Web site)
  2. After ABBA In the 1980s, F--ltskog released three English-language solo albums. (Web site)


  1. In the US, the single reached #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became ABBA's second Billboard Adult Contemporary #1. (Web site)
  2. It also topped the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, ABBA's first American number one single of any kind. (Web site)
  3. Nevertheless, "Arrival" finally became a true breakthrough release for ABBA on a US album market when it peaked at No.20 on Billboard album chart.


  1. Ulvaeus still occasionally recorded and performed with the Hootenanny Singers until the summer of 1974, alongside ABBA.
  2. The single Summer Night City topped the charts, and set the stage for Abba's foray into the disco sound, with the album Voulez-Vous.
  3. The hit singles ‘ Summer Night City’ and ‘Chiquitita’ were followed by ABBA’s sixth album, Voulez-Vous, released in April 1979.

Rn Again

  1. After receiving little attention during the mid 1980s, ABBA experienced a major resurgence in 1988 when the Australian Band Bj--rn Again was formed. (Web site)
  2. The ABBA tribute band Bj--rn Again became so successful that as of 2004 there were five casts of Bj--rn Again performing in various parts of the world. (Web site)


  1. The same year ABBA Live was released, featuring selections of live performances from the group's 1977 and 1979 tours. (Web site)
  2. At the end of April, the group recorded a TV special, Dick Cavett meets ABBA with the US talk show host Dick Cavett. (Web site)
  3. ABBA Live is an album of live recordings by Swedish pop group ABBA, released by Polar Music in 1986 (see 1986 in music).
  4. ABBA's fourth album appeared after the group had arrived as major stars, and it shows the quartet at the absolute top of their game. (Web site)
  5. Covering ABBA's "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme" earned the group some respect in Sweden and Europe in 1986.


  1. Following the Eurovision success of "Waterloo", ABBA saw the band gaining worldwide recognition.
  2. The ABBA years (1972-1982) The foursome's breakthrough came with winning the Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden with " Waterloo " on April 6, 1974.


  1. In 1992, the song was re-released in the UK, as Erasure sparked an ABBA revival after the success of their "Abba-esque" EP topping the UK charts.
  2. Erasure scored their first number-one on the UK singles chart with the release of the Abba-esque EP in 1992.
  3. Waterloo was already no.1 in Spain when Abba visited, and remained in the charts for 15 weeks.

Music Group

  1. On Saturday, March 20, 1976, at 6.30 pm, Australian TV's Channel 9 broadcast "The Best of ABBA", filmed during the group's visit the week before. (Web site)
  2. A*Teens (or A-Teens) is a pop music group from Stockholm, Sweden, formed in 1998 as ABBA Teens and later renamed to A*Teens.
  3. Polar eventually gained prosperity producing Ulv--us' next group, international superstars ABBA. Polar Music is currently owned by Universal Music Group. (Web site)
  4. Interface to search pictures about the swedish music group ABBA published on usenet by using usenet-replayer's long time archive.
  5. About this time, Stig started to refer to the group privately and publicly as "Abba", having grown fed up with the unwieldy names.


  1. For three weeks in the summer of 1975, ABBA compensated for the planned 1974 Swedish tour they were forced to cancel after their Eurovision triumph.
  2. ABBAmania is a tribute album to Swedish pop band ABBA, released in 1999 (see 1999 in music).

Tim Rice

  1. After ABBA---s final recordings, Bj--rn and Benny collaborated with Tim Rice on the musical Chess.
  2. In February 1981 the final blow was dealt to ABBA---s happy-couples image of the 1970s, when Benny and Frida announced their divorce.


  1. In November 1974, ABBA embarked on their first European tour, playing dates in Denmark, West Germany, and Austria. (Web site)
  2. After the European leg of the tour, in March 1977, ABBA played eleven dates in Australia before a total of 160,000 people. (Web site)


  1. In the instant case we find certain factors determinative that "ABBA" functions as a trademark and is not just an identification of the singers. (Web site)
  2. We, therefore, hold that on the basis of the evidence submitted the mark "ABBA" functions as a trademark in International Class 9 for sound recordings. (Web site)

United States

  1. ABBA Oro: Grandes --xitos is a greatest hits album by ABBA, first released by Polydor in the United States in 1993, in which the songs are sung in Spanish. (Web site)
  2. Dancing Queen" spent six weeks at No.1 in the UK from September 1976, and became ABBA's only chart-topper in the United States in April 1977.


  1. Also in 1980, ABBA recorded a compilation of Spanish-language versions of their hits called Gracias Por La M--sica. (Web site)
  2. UK synth-pop duo Erasure 's then released an EP featuring cover versions of ABBA's songs, which topped the charts in the spring of 1992. (Web site)


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