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ABBA

Postby pilvikki » 12 Dec 2012, 14:26


i always thought that their band name was funny - considering that's the pickled herring i'd favour if i couldn't find the norwegian ones. yes, it's the initials, but still. :lol:

found this today:

Stig was hungry to break into the UK and US markets. He was becoming tired of the lengthy band name, so using an acronym of the first letters of their names, started referring to the band as ABBA. It was actually a bit of a joke, as at the time, there was a fish-canning company in Sweden of the same name. Stig decided though, that as the fish-canners were unknown outside of Sweden, they would keep the short and far catchier name of ABBA. The band had to later negotiate with the fish-canners for the right to use the name.
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Re: ABBA

Postby Ice.Maiden » 12 Dec 2012, 19:11

What do the initials stand for?
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Re: ABBA

Postby pilvikki » 13 Dec 2012, 06:29


it's the initials to their first names. agnetha, anni-frid, benny and björn.

i think...
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Re: ABBA

Postby Ice.Maiden » 13 Dec 2012, 17:02

Well that makes sense. Thank you.
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