The following sources were used in the compilation of the information contained in these pages:

Personal collection 1975 - 2018 

Various Australian newspapers 1975 - 2010: The Canberra Times; The Daily Mirror (Sydney); The Daily Telegraph (Sydney); The Herald-Sun (Melbourne); The Sydney Morning Herald; The Sun (Sydney); The Sun Herald (Sydney); The Sun News-Pictorial (Melbourne); Sunday (Sydney); The Sunday Mirror (Sydney); The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) 

Various Australian magazines 1976 - 1978: The Australian Women’s Weekly; Australasian Post; Buzz; Juke; New Idea; People; Pix/People; RamScream; Spunky; Sweet; TV Times; TV Week; Woman’s Day

Other Australian publications: The Fantastic ABBA (Horowitz; 1976); The ABBA Phenomenon (a.k.a. ABBA By ABBA) by Christer Borg (Horowitz; 1977); The ABBA Album (Horowitz; 1977); ABBA in Concert (Horowitz; 1977)

Various Australian television programs 1976 - 1978: ABBA in Sweden (Seven Network 1976); Bandstand (Nine Network); The Best of ABBA (Nine Network 1976); Countdown (ABC-TV); Sounds Unlimited/Sounds (Seven Network)

Fan Club Newsletters: The ABBA Appreciation Society, ABBA The Fan Club & The Australian ABBA Fan Club 1976 - 1983; Graeme Read, President

ABBA - The Movie (Polar Music International AB/Reg Grundy Productions Pty Ltd; 1977)

ABBA Australian Tour 20 Year Celebration 1977 - 1997 souvenir program (whitread; 1997)

ABBA - The Worldwide Chart Page; Trent Nickson

The Book - Top 40 Research 1956 - 1994 (3rd edition); Jim Barnes & Stephen Scanes (Barnscan Music Research, 1995)

Guinness Book of Records 1996 edition (Australian supplement)

ABBA The Complete Recording Sessions; Carl Magnus Palm (Century 22, 1994)

National Film & Sound Archive.

Australian Record Labels

More *ABBA* Stuff; Marco Sweers. Sadly Marco left us on October 2, 1997, but this site will continue in his memory.

ABBAMAIL; Graeme Read,  Grant Whittingham and the many, many contributors to the mail list.

Extraordinary thanks to my "research team", Jeff Chandler and John Wilton, for continual updates and further information.

A very special thank you to Samuel Inglles for support, encouragement and many classic articles for The Archive section.

Special thanks to the following individuals who have provided much appreciated additional information, suggestions and other items included in this site:

Micke Andersson, Neil Barber, Sara Russell (née Barnes), Pablo Berroteran, Patrick Blake, JP Bolton, Håkan Borg, Fred Bronson, Michael Cain, Quinton Clem, Craig Conley, Mark Creek, Matti Crocker, Bob Croucher, Jason Dann, David (?), Claes Davidsson, Julie Dawes, Aaron Evans, David Fyfe, Jeffrey de Hart, Roger Ekland, Anthony Harrison, Greg Hartney, Colin Hughes, Andre Hyde, Samuel Inglles, Patrick Jauffert, Pentti Koponen, Michael Kyriagis, Sarah Marchant, Gerard Maree, Ian Marks, Robert McGillivray, John McKechnie, Trent Nickson, Nina (?), James O'Brien, Cathy Olds, Carl Magnus Palm, Peter Palmqvist, Judith Penrose, Graeme Read, Jeff Roberts, Luke Rogers, Lisa Ryan, Gustav Sandberg, Judy Sawyer, Mike Scurr, Masakazu Shibasaki, John Slaven, Damien Spanjer, Yvonne Spring, John Arild Stubberud, the late Marco Sweers, Mark Taylor, Christian Thomasson, Walter Veldman, Grant Whittingham, Michael Young, and Adrian Zorec. Apologies to anyone else whom I may have inadvertently forgotten.

Thanks also to the following individuals for their inspiration, encouragement or general comments about this site:

Joel Bennett, George Bourdaniotis, Grant Cotteral, Tony D'Aguanno, Thomas del Pozo, Cliff Docherty, Russell Forden, Harold Hanlon, Mark Hannam, Joseph Kerski, Mark Lewisohn (author The Complete Beatles Recording Sessions and The Complete Beatles Chronicle); David Mason, Phillip McGrath, Gavin McGuren, James O'Brien, Fernando Olguin, Jean-Marie Potiez, Brian Sendelbach, Sergey (?), the late Nicholas Schaffner (author The Beatles Forever); Virginia Sobrepena, Lynn Stratton, Helga van der Kar, Robert Verbeek, and Stuart Watson.

This web site would not have been possible without the help and support of these people.

And of course Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Agnetha Fältskog, Michael B. Tretow, Görel Hanser and the late Stig Anderson for giving us ten wonderful years of music together.

©1997-2020 by Ian Cole, Sydney Australia