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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!
2017-2018 National Tour plus previous 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 14 October 2017


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: Absolute Image
Friday 20 October 2017 @ 11.45 pm

ABBA: When Four Became One
Friday 27 October @ 6.30 pm

On Foxtel Arts (Channel 133)
 


Benny Andersson Piano

Benny Andersson Piano
21 instrumental versions of songs from ABBA, Chess, Kristina, and more!
Number 1 on the ARIA Classical chart
Released 29 September 2017
 


ABBAMANIA AUSTRALIA
Now book by Nicholas Faltskog
Out now!
 


MAMMA MIA!
MAMMA MIA! new Australian tour
Opens November 2017

This Month in History
OCTOBER

1975

I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do single reaches number one, remains there for three weeks

1975

SOS/Man In The Middle single released

1976

Made In Sweden television special broadcast

1976

ABBA From The Beginning television special broadcast for the first time

1976

Money, Money, Money/Crazy World single released

1977

The Name Of The Game/I Wonder (Departure) single released

1978

Summer Night City/Medley single released

1979

Greatest Hits Vol. 2 LP released

1979

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)/The King Has Lost His Crown single released

1979

Waterloo EP re-released

1980

The Winner Takes It All single peaks at number 7

1982

Frida's LP Something's Going On enters chart at number 50

1983

Sydney ABBA Disco held, first organised ABBA fan event in Sydney

1983

Greatest Hits Vol. 2, Super Trouper, The Visitors and Frida's Something's Going On released on CD

1984

Frida's single Shine/That's Tough released on 7 and 12 inch formats; Frida's final Australian single

1989

Ring Ring CD re-released

1990

ABBA 1977-1987 The Tenth Anniversary Special VHS enters chart

1992

ABBA Gold CD and VHS released

1994

Film Muriel's Wedding, about an ABBA-obsessed woman and featuring ABBA songs, premieres

1994

ABBA - Rebjörn '94 and ABBA Revival television specials broadcast

2000

Kylie Minogue performs Dancing Queen at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games Closing Ceremony

2000

ABBA: The Book by Jean-Marie Potiez published

2003

Mamma Mia! musical closes in Sydney; moves on to Perth

2005

ABBA - The Movie DVD released

2005

18 Hits CD released

2006

Mamma Mia! How Can I Resist You? The Inside Story of Mamma Mia! and the Songs of ABBA book published

2006

Arrival Deluxe Edition CD/DVD released

2009

ABBA In Japan DVD released

2009

Mamma Mia! 10th Anniversary Tour opens in Sydney

2010

ABBAWORLD exhibition closes in Melbourne

2013

Ring Ring Deluxe Edition CD/DVD released



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