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Abba

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by a tailor, Sep 2, 2006.

  1. a tailor

    a tailor Well-Known Member

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    any one have the real answer. ive been told that abba has the record, for the greatest worldwide record sales. toping everyone. is that true?
     
  2. mrpologuy

    mrpologuy Well-Known Member

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    I think the Beatles are #1 by a large margin.
     
  3. bachbeet

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    Even if true, I am proud to say I have never, and never will, own anything by Abba. [​IMG]
     
  4. DocHolliday

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    Damnable hell, now I have "Dancing Queen" stuck in my head, and can't get it out. a tailor, why do you post these things?! Is it one of those questions that comes as you're trying to fall asleep?

    "See that girl, watch that scene, digging the Dancing Queen..."

    And now I'm remembering the "Abba Turd" scene from Priscilla. aaargh...
     
  6. Lucky Strike

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    Damnable hell, now I have "Dancing Queen" stuck in my head, and can't get it out. a tailor, why do you post these things?! Is it one of those questions that comes as you're trying to fall asleep? "See that girl, watch that scene, digging the Dancing Queen..." And now I'm remembering the "Abba Turd" scene from Priscilla. aaargh...
    Knowing me, knowing you (ah-haa) There is nothing we can do Sorry, couldn't resist[​IMG]
     
  7. gamelan

    gamelan Well-Known Member

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    Biggest-selling Album Ever
    The best-selling album of all time is Thriller by Michael Jackson (USA), with global sales of over 51 million copies to date since 1982. The success of the album also helped Jackson win a record eight Grammy Awards in 1984.

    From http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/...recordid=50890

    -Jeff
     
  8. LabelKing

    LabelKing Well-Known Member

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    Didn't Fleetwood Mac also sell a large number of albums?
     
  9. muelleran

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    Knowing me Alan Partridge, knowing you, a Tailor, ah-haa

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Kai

    Kai Well-Known Member

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    I was taken to see the Abba musical, Momma Mia.

    It was amazingly terrible.
     
  11. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Well-Known Member

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    There was something in the air that night
    The stars were bright, Fernando
    They were shining there for you and me
    For liberty, Fernando
    Though I never thought that we could lose
    There's no regret
    If I had to do the same again
    I would, my friend, Fernando.
     
  12. acidboy

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    Chiquitita, you and I know
    How the heartaches come and they go and the scars theyre leaving
    Youll be dancing once again and the pain will end
    You will have no time for grieving
    Chiquitita, you and I cry
    But the sun is still in the sky and shining above you
    Let me hear you sing once more like you did before
    Sing a new song, chiquitita
    Try once more like you did before
    Sing a new song, chiquitita
     
  13. Stu

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    Bannings for the lot of you! And RJ Man, you have some 'splainin' to do as to why you can recite Abba lyrics.
     
  14. dirt_lawyer

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    I saw a list a year or so ago that put the Beatles at #1, Elvis at #2 and ABBA at #3 in terms of worldwide sales. Third is still a feat for a group that only had one #1 in the US (Dancing Queen).
     
  15. romafan

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    Check out the Yayhoos' version of 'Dancing Queen' from Fear Not the Obvious [​IMG]
     
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    edmorel Well-Known Member

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    I thought Zamfir, master of the panflute, was the world's leading record sales holder. Or was it Boxcar Willie?
     

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