Friday, March 31, 2006

Benny and Bjorn without costumes but with sound engineer Claes af Geijerstam during their 1977 tour.

The ABBA members showing off the in-your-face costumes for their 74/75 tour.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

The ABBA members relaxing during the filming of scenes for The Movie in Sweden, summer 1977.

Frida and Agnetha during a photoshoot in Holland, November 23th 1976.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

An alternate take of the famous Greatest Hits sleeve photo taken in the autumn of 1975:
no kissing or sad looks but all happy faces!

The ABBA members live on stage in Japan during their last tour, March 1980.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

ABBA with French singer Mireille Mathieu in Paris, October 19th 1978:
having dinner at Le Grand Vefour and taking a walk through the city of lights.

Frida and Agnetha in Edmonton (Canada) where the ABBA tour was about to kick off, September 1979.

In the summer of 1978 ABBA took a 7 week vacation.
These pictures were taken that very summer in Stockholm.

ABBA all glamour during the photoshoot for their compilation album The Singles late 1982.

Monday, March 27, 2006

The tall ABBA members in Madrid receiving a gold disc for Chiquitita on the Spanish show Aplauso from the not so tall host, late May 1979.

ABBA taking a break during rehearsels for their 74/75 tour, November 1974.

Sunday, March 26, 2006

ABBA were in Poland on 7 and 8 October 1976 and taped a tv special.
These pics show Frida and Agnetha in good spirit during the 4 hour taping.

The ABBA members on stage in early 1975 during a tour that had started in November 1974.

ABBA won the Melodifestivalen on February 9th 1974 and had a huge party at manager Sig Anderson's house afterwards.
This pic shows the members enjoying some well deserved champagne.

ABBA arriving in Madrid for a two day stay to do two tv shows on May 27th 1979.

Frida, Benny, Agnetha and Bjorn on stage in 1971 maybe performing their first song Hej Gamble Man.

Saturday, March 25, 2006

Benny and Bjorn in London to see some musicals like A Chorus Line in January 1977.

Agnetha and Frida in Holland in June 1975 to tape a tv special for The Eddy Go Round Show.

Friday, March 24, 2006

Madrid, late May 1974:
Agnetha and Frida during an odd performance of Hasta Manana while in a tent on the Spanish tv show Senoras y Senores.

ABBA being interviewed or better: Bjorn being interviewed.
Agnetha just smiles while Frida and Benny look for entertainment elsewhere.
Probably taken in Germany in 1974.

The grown up ABBA presenting the new look: Frida with short and red punkhair and Bjorn with a beard.
This is how they looked on November 2nd 1981 for a photoshoot for German magazine Bravo.

Agnetha with manager Stig Anderson and director Lasse Hallstrom at the Stockholm premiere of The Movie, December 26th 1977.

Frida having fun with dance teacher Graham Tainton at the Polar builing in Stockholm in 1978.

ABBA and director Lasse Hallstrom with a cameraman in the snow filming a scene for the Knowing Me Knowing You video in January 1977.

ABBA appeared live on the German show Showexpress via a satelite link from Sweden, November 27th 1980.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

The ABBA members not only made great music... they also looked great!
Here as seen in the photostudio on April 3th 1978 with German photographer Bubi Heilemann.

In June 1976 ABBA was to appear before the Swedish king and his wife to be to deliver the song Dancing Queen.
Here the ABBA members are seen during the rehearsels.

The ABBA members privately at Bjorn & Agnetha's house with their daughter Linda in 1974.

ABBA's last photoshoot on December 11th 1982.
The band was about to take a break but this break appeared to be permanent and they never recorded together again.

Benny, Frida, Bjorn and Agnetha dressed to impress at some party in early 1978.

The ABBA members all smiles while promoting their Super Trouper album in the autumn of 1980.

Stockholm, December 9th 1977:
Agnetha at the Danderyd hospital with her 5 days old son Christian. The Dutch paper calls the baby's father Bjorn Faltskog...

Frida enjoying some ensam (alone) time with her books at her and Benny's home in 1977.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Always on the move: ABBA at some airport in 1976.
It was a highly succesfull year and the band traveled all around the world.

ABBA posing in the parc of Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm in 1977.
An alternate pic was used for the single sleeve of The Name Of The Game.

ABBA rehearsing a new song called Two For The Price Of One for the Dick Cavett show, late April 1981.

September 21st 1982:
Bjorn and Benny during the shoot of the video for The Day Before You Came at the China Theatre in Stockholm.

ABBA showing off their memorable costumes in 1975.
Their look was very important and never boring to say the least...

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