ABBA

Written by on April 5, 2018


Happy Birthday to Agnetha Faltskog, born on 5th April 1950, Swedish musician, singer, songwriter from ABBA. Their first UK hit was the 1974 No.1 ‘Waterloo’, followed by eight other UK No.1 singles and 9 UK No.1 albums and they scored the 1977 US No.1 single ‘Dancing Queen’. Her self-penned debut single ‘Jag var så kär’ was released in 1967, and topped the Swedish Chart in 1968 which led to a successful solo career before joining ABBA. See our 25 ABBA facts: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/abba

ABBA

The name ABBA was first used by a food company established in 1838 and some of its most well known products include Kalles kaviar and Abba pickled herring. In 1974, they decided to let Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid share their name, though ABBA is actually an acronym of the first letters of th…


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