The Great Pop Boom!

New Idea – 7 August 1976

Idolatry in popular music is not new – but Australia is experiencing a high wave of upheaval at present. Kate Newman reports with some special advice for anxious parents……………….

Benny, Frida, Anna and Björn of the Swedish group, ABBA have abandoned plans to tour Australia later this year.

The group’s last visit and subsequent T.V. specials helped to spark the pop boom.

© 1976 New Idea. Thanks to Samuel Inglles