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Abba

1
Swedish pop group (1972--82): comprised Benny Andersson (born 1946), Agnetha Faltskog (born 1950), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (born 1945), and Bjorn Ulvaeus (born 1945); numerous hit singles included "Waterloo" (1974), "Dancing Queen" (1977), and "The Winner Takes It All" (1980)

Abba

2
1. New Testament father (used of God)
2. a title given to bishops and patriarchs in the Syrian, Coptic, and Ethiopian Churches
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Abba

title of reverence for God the Father. [N.T.: Mark 14:36; Romans 8:15]
See: God
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Abba in The Swedish pop group's best-selling albums were revealed on BBC Radio 2 on the programme Let's Abba Party, ranking the success of their eight albums, from Waterloo to The Visitors.
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Explaining how his musical tastes met their Waterloo in 1974, Clive said: "I used to think the Beatles were the best band in the world until I saw ABBA on telly.
Still given the acrimonious way that these two couples that make up ABBA divorced, it was thought that it was only wishful thinking that the talented foursome who make up the group would one day reunite, sing together again and maybe write a song or two.
There is an enormous interest in the music of ABBA. In Sweden, ABBA: The Museum attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors of all ages annually.
ABBA Reunion gives Abba fans, old and new, the opportunity to once again get together and re-live the addictive Abba phenomena that swept the airwaves and discos during the 70s and 80s.
ABBA Gold was continuously in the album charts throughout the nineties and noughties and is one of the biggest selling albums ever.
ABBA Mania formed in 1999 and the show has been selling out theatres and concert halls internationally ever since.
Abba have got 20 years on Boyzone - it's 40 years since they won Eurovision with Waterloo - and this celebration night kicks off at 9pm with another chance to revisit their hits in The Abba Years.
At the last count there were more than 40 ABBA tribute bands in the UK, but ABBA FOREVER maintain their show is as close to seeing the originals on stage due to their attention to the smallest of details and an uncanny resemblance to the be-sequined foursome.