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THE AUSTRALIAN DISCOGRAPHY

THE AUSTRALIAN DISCOGRAPHY
The full details of all ABBA records released in Australia, including release dates, full track listings and picture sleeves.
Currently available

AUSTRALIAN MERCHANDISE & MEMORABILIA

AUSTRALIAN MERCHANDISE & MEMORABILIA
A comprehensive list of ABBA merchandise that has been available in Australia.

THE AUSTRALIAN TOUR 1977

THE AUSTRALIAN TOUR 1977
Relive the excitement of ABBA's only Australian concert tour. Full tour itinerary, concert play list, and more.

THE PROMOTIONAL TOUR 1976

THE PROMOTIONAL TOUR 1976
Full details of ABBA's first visit to Australia in 1976 to record the television special THE BEST OF ABBA.

ABBA - THE MOVIE

ABBA - THE MOVIE
The story of ABBA - THE MOVIE, including full credits, songs featured and a behind the scenes look at the making of ABBA's only feature film.

THE NATIONAL COMMERCIAL

THE NATIONAL COMMERCIAL
All about the commercials ABBA made for the Japanese electronics manufacturer NATIONAL.

KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTFUL
ABBA's involvement in the national anti-litter campaign
THE ARCHIVE THE ARCHIVE
A collection of classic articles from newspapers, magazines and other publications.
ABBAWORLD ABBAWORLD
The Official Interactive Exhibition in Australia.
MAMMA MIA! MAMMA MIA!
The Australasian productions of smash hit musical based on 22 of ABBA's songs.
MAMMA MIA! THE MOVIE
THE GALLERY THE GALLERY
A selection of ABBA pictures, plus links to all the picture galleries contained in each section of the site.
ABBA LINKS ABBA LINKS
Many Australian-based ABBA sites, plus some of my favourites from overseas

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This site was created 19 July 1997
It was last updated 25 September 2016

This site is currently undergoing some behind-the-scenes maintenance and reformatting. Most sections have now been finished.


The Official International ABBA FAN CLUB


The Official International ABBA Fan Club Magazine no. 92
Featured in The Official International ABBA Fan Club Magazine no. 92, September 2007 Featured in the article How Could We Resist You? in The Weekend Australian Magazine, 3-4 March 2007.
2UE 954
Featured on Saturday Night Live with Paul Makin
30 June 2007
ARIA Charts: Australia's Official Music Charts Support ABBA on the charts!
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ABBA on TV

ABBA: When Four Became One
Friday 7 October 2016 @ 10.20 pm
Saturday 8 October @ 3.00 pm

ABBA: Dancing Queen
Friday 14 October 2016 @ 10.20 pm
Saturday 15 October @ 3.00 pm

ABBA: Absolute Image
Friday 21 October 2016 @ 10.20 pm
Saturday 22 October @ 3.00 pm

On Foxtel Arts (channel 133)
 



MAMMA MIA! new Australian tour
Opens November 2017

This Month in History
SEPTEMBER

1974

Honey, Honey/Dance (While The Music Still Goes On) single released

1975

Mamma Mia/Hey, Hey Helen single released

1976

Dancing Queen single reaches number one, where it stays for eight weeks

1976

ABBA in Sweden television special broadcast

1981

More Stars single by Stars on 45 featuring a medley of ABBA hits enters the chart

1981

Berserk Warriors single by Mental as Anything enters the chart; the song is a tribute to Björn and Agnetha's break-up

1982

Frida's LP Something's Going On released

1983

Agnetha's single Wrap Your Arms Around Me/Take Good Care Of Your Children released

1984

Budget compilation LP Hits! Hits! Hits! released

1987

ABBA 1977-1987 The Tenth Anniversary Special VHS released for rent

1991

Chess musical closes in Sydney after seven-month run

1992

Dancing Queen/The Day Before You Came CD single released

1994

Film The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, featuring ABBA songs and storyline, premieres

1996

Forever Gold CD and VHS released

1998

Book Fanclub - It’s A Fan’s World, Pop Stars Just Live In It by Barry Divola published; features a chapter on an ABBA fan convention

1999

More ABBA Gold - More ABBA Hits CD re-released

1999

ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits certified 12 times platinum, signifying sales of 840,000 copies

2001

Book Bright Light Dark Shadows - The Real Story of ABBA published; author Carl Magnus Palm visits Sydney and Melbourne to launch the book

2002

The Definitive Collection CD, DVD and VHS released

2002

Mamma Mia! musical opens in Sydney

2003

ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits DVD released

2004

ABBA at 30 – Super Troupers: 30 Years of ABBA first broadcast on television

2010

ABBA ICON CD released

2014

ABBA Live At Wembley Arena dowload released



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