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Abba Planned Musical With Cleese In 1980

11th April 2005

ABBA teamed up with British comedian JOHN CLEESE to write a musical based around the Swedish legends' songs, years before the hit stage show MAMMA MIA. Abba songwriters BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVANEUS met...

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Abba Duo Sue Tribute Act

5th April 2005

Former ABBA superstars BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are taking legal action to force bosses of a British tribute show, currently called THANK YOU FOR THE MUSIC, to change its name. The songwriters from...

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Smash Hit Abba Show Set To Storm England And Us

23rd March 2005

ABBA stars BENNY ANDERSSON and BJORN ULVAEUS are finally ready to launch the English version of their hit Swedish stage show KRISTINA FROM DUVEMAL. The epic three-hour musical, focusing on a poverty-stricken group of...

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Abba Reunite For The First Time In 20 Years

14th February 2005

The four members of Swedish pop sensations ABBA have reunited for the first time in 19 years. BENNY ANDERSSON, BJORN ULVAEUS, ANNI-FRID LYNGSTAD and AGNETHA FALTSKOG sent fans "crazy" by attending the premiere...

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Abba Stars Sue Tribute Show

6th July 2004

Co-creators of the hit musical MAMMA MIA! and ex- ABBA stars ULVAEUS and BENNY ANDERSSON are suing the producers of a smaller-scale tribute touring show of the same name. Producers of the $145.8 million...

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Agnetha: I Didn't Snub Abba Anniversary

4th June 2004

Former ABBA singer AGNETHA FALTSKOG has lashed out at speculation she deliberately snubbed the group reunion at musical MAMMA MIA's fifth anniversary bash (06APR04). The Swedish WATERLOO singer - who has lived quietly away...

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Faltskog Snubs Abba Party

7th April 2004

ABBA star AGNETHA FALTSKOG left fans devastated by failing to attend a double anniversary party in London, heightening reports she's still bitter over her divorce from former bandmate BJORN ULVAEUS. A star-studded bash was...

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Abba Refuse To Reform

5th April 2004

ABBA star BJORN ULVAEUS has ruled out reforming the Swedish group - even if they were to be offered $1.1 billion. Ulvaeus, 58, has laughed off stories the legendary pop stars will reunite,...

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Abba To Reunite For Show Anniversary?

18th December 2003

Producers of the hit ABBA musical MAMMA MIA! are hoping to reunite the Swedish quartet as part of the show's fifth anniversary celebrations. The WINNER TAKES IT ALL seventies supergroup have so far resisted...

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Abba's Secret Reunion

4th July 2003

Swedish pop legends ABBA performed a secret reunion gig three years ago - and received no payment for it. The MAMA MIA hitmakers had been offered GBP1 billion to take to the stage together,...

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