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Mamma Mia! | ABBA’s top hits

By 2nd April 2019 No Comments

Formed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad the all time classic band ABBA was born. Rising to fame just 2 years later after winning the Eurovision song contest in Brighton with their breakthrough hit “Waterloo”.

Between 1974 and 1982, 20 of ABBA’s hits featured in the top 100’s with 4 being among the top 10’s and 14 in the top 40’s. But topping the charts was their smash hit Dancing Queen which sky rocketed to number 1 in 1977.

Here’s ABBA’s top 10 biggest hits on billboard’s Hot100;

10. “When All Is Said and Done”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 27 (chart dated March 13, 1982)

9. “The Name of the Game”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 12 (March 11, 1978)

8. “Knowing Me, Knowing You”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 14 (July 23, 1977)

7. “S.O.S.”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 15 (Nov. 8, 1975)

6. “I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 15 (May 1, 1976)

5. “Fernando”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 13 (Nov. 20, 1976)

4. “Waterloo”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 6 (Aug. 24, 1974)

3. “The Winner Takes It All”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 8 (March 14, 1981)

2. “Take a Chance on Me”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 3 (July 8, 1978)

1. “Dancing Queen”
Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 1 (for one week, April 9, 1977)

Source; https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/chart-beat/8395802/abba-biggest-billboard-hot-100-hits

And if you’ve now got one of those songs stuck in your head, you’re definitely going to enjoy a good sing-a-long at our outdoor cinema screening of the original Mamma Mia which pays homage to all of ABBA’s top hits. It’s going to be a fun filled evening, so get your friends together, sit back and sing your heart out under the stars! More info about our outdoor cinema can be found here and you can get your tickets now by clicking here or by calling us on 01243 784995.