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Polydor 831 596-2 It's the Polydor reissue of the original release made by Union Songs AB.

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Tracklist

CD 1
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1Mamma Mia
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
additional guitar and guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1975-03-16)
bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (on 1975-03-12)
cello:
Kjell Bjurling (Swedish cellist) (on 1975-03-15) and Olle Gustafsson (cellist) (on 1975-03-15)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (on 1975-03-12)
electric guitar:
Finn Sjöberg (on 1975-03-12)
marimba:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (in 1975-03)
oboe:
Lars-Erik Rönn (on 1975-03-15)
viola:
Nils Heie (on 1975-03-15) and Håkan Roos (Swedish violist) (on 1975-03-15)
violin:
Anders Dahl (Swedish media artist creates artworks and experimental sound) (on 1975-03-15), Inge Lindstedt (on 1975-03-15), Gunnar Michols (Swedish violinist) (on 1975-03-15), Sixten Strömvall (Swedish violinist) (on 1975-03-15), Harry Teike (on 1975-03-15) and Krzysztof Zdrzalka (Swedish violinist) (on 1975-03-15)
lead vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (on 1975-03-12) and Anni-Frid Lyngstad (on 1975-03-12)
cello, viola and violin arranger:
Sven-Olof Walldoff
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1975-03-12, on 1975-03-15, on 1975-03-16)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
part of:
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 54)
recording of:
Mamma Mia (from 1975-03-12 until 1975-03-16)
written in:
Lidingö municipality, Stockholms län, Sweden
writer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Polar Music AB (ended), Union Songs AB (ended), EMI Grove Park Music, Inc., Universal‐Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB
part of:
Mamma Mia!
4.053:35
2Hey, Hey Helen
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1974-09-14)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (on 1974-09-14)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1974-09-14) and Björn Ulvaeus (on 1974-09-14)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1974-09-14)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-09-14)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
recording of:
Hey, Hey Helen (on 1974-09-14)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
23:19
3Tropical Loveland
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow (on 1975-02-21)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (on 1975-02-21)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (on 1975-02-21)
guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1975-02-21) and Lasse Wellander (on 1975-02-21)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1975-02-21)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1975-02-21)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
recording of:
Tropical Loveland (on 1975-02-21)
lyricist:
Stig Anderson
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
23:07
4SOS
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23) and Björn Ulvaeus (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
part of:
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 59)
recording of:
SOS (ABBA) (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
writer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
premiered by:
ABBA (Swedish pop group)
publisher:
Polar Music AB (ended), EMI Grove Park Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), Union Songs Music, Universal Music Publishing Group, Universal‐Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB
translated version of:
S.O.S.
part of:
Mamma Mia!
4.553:25
5Man in the Middle
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23) and Björn Ulvaeus (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
tenor saxophone:
Ulf Andersson (woodwind) (on 1974-10-23)
tenor saxophone arranger:
Björn J:son Lindh
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23, on 1974-10-23)
mixed at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-12-09)
recording of:
Man in the Middle (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
33:04
6Bang-a-Boomerang
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (from 1975-01-07 until 1975-01-08)
cello:
Bengt Ericson (cellist) (on 1975-01-28) and Olle Gustafsson (cellist) (on 1975-01-28)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (from 1975-01-07 until 1975-01-08)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (from 1975-01-07 until 1975-01-08, on 1975-03-16) and Björn Ulvaeus (from 1975-01-07 until 1975-01-08)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (from 1975-01-07 until 1975-01-08)
viola:
Håkan Roos (Swedish violist) (on 1975-01-28)
violin:
Anders Dahl (Swedish violinist) (on 1975-01-28), Tullo Galli (on 1975-01-28), Claes Nilsson (Swedish violinist) (on 1975-01-28) and Sixten Strömvall (Swedish violinist) (on 1975-01-28)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Ljudkopia Musikstudio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (from 1975-01-07 until 1975-01-08) and Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1975-01-28, on 1975-03-16)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
recording of:
Bang-a-Boomerang (from 1975-01-07 until 1975-01-28)
writer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Polar Music AB (ended)
23:05
7I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow (on 1975-02-21, on 1975-02-23)
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
alto saxophone:
Ulf Andersson (woodwind) (on 1975-02-23)
bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (on 1975-02-21)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (on 1975-02-21)
guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1975-02-21) and Lasse Wellander (on 1975-02-21)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1975-02-21)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1975-02-21, on 1975-02-23)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
part of:
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 50)
recording of:
I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do (from 1975-02-21 until 1975-02-23)
composer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Polar Music AB (ended), EMI Grove Park Music, Inc., Universal‐Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB
part of:
Mamma Mia!
43:17
8Rock Me
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1974-10-18)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (on 1974-10-18, on 1974-10-21)
guitar:
Finn Sjöberg (on 1974-10-18), Björn Ulvaeus (on 1974-10-18) and Lasse Wellander (on 1974-10-18)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1974-10-18)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-10-18, on 1974-10-21)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
recording of:
Rock Me (from 1974-10-18 until 1974-10-21)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
2.753:08
9Intermezzo No. 1
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
cello:
Erik Dybeck (on 1974-10-23) and Hans‐Göran Eketorp (Swedish cellist) (on 1974-10-23)
timpani:
Roger Palm (on 1974-12-11)
trumpet:
Gunnar Gunrup (on 1974-10-23) and Gösta Nilsson (on 1974-10-23)
viola:
Lars Arvinder (on 1974-10-23) and Nils Heie (on 1974-10-23)
violin:
Gunnar Michols (Swedish violinist) (on 1974-10-23), Claes Nilsson (Swedish violinist) (on 1974-10-23), Bertil Orsin (Swedish violinist) (on 1974-10-23), Harry Teike (on 1974-10-23) and Snorri Throvaldsson (on 1974-10-23)
brass [horns] arranger and cello, trumpet, viola and violin arranger:
Björn J:son Lindh
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-10-23) and Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-12-11)
mixed at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
recording of:
Intermezzo no. 1
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
33:48
10I’ve Been Waiting for You
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1974-09-15)
clavinet:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1974-09-15)
drums (drum set):
Roger Palm (on 1974-09-15)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1974-09-15), Finn Sjöberg (on 1974-09-15) and Björn Ulvaeus (on 1974-09-15)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-09-15)
mixed at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-10-22)
recording of:
I’ve Been Waiting For You (on 1974-09-15)
lyricist:
Stig Anderson
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
EMI Waterford Music (from 1974 to present), Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (from 1974 to present) and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB (from 1974 to present)
23:43
11So Long
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
bass guitar:
Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23) and Björn Ulvaeus (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23)
trumpet:
Bruno Glenmark (on 1974-09-25)
arranger:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1975) and Polar Music International AB (in 2001, in 2014)
recorded at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (from 1974-08-22 until 1974-08-23, on 1974-09-25)
mixed at:
Glen Studio in Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1974-10-22)
recording of:
So Long (in 1974)
writer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Polar Music AB (ended)
3.253:08
12Waterloo
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-12-17)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-12-17)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-12-17, on 1974-02-20)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-12-17, on 1974-02-20)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-12-17)
tenor saxophone:
Christer Eklund (on 1974-01-04)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-12-17, on 1974-01-04, on 1974-02-20)
part of:
Winners of the Eurovision Song Contest (number: 1974) and The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 64)
recording of:
Waterloo (English version) (from 1973-12-17 until 1974-01)
writer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended), Polar Music AB (ended), Bocu Music Ltd., EMI Grove Park Music, Inc., Union Songs Music, Universal‐Songs of PolyGram International, Inc., EMI Waterford Music (from 1974 to present), Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (from 1974 to present) and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB (from 1974 to present)
part of:
Mamma Mia!
42:46
13Hasta mañana
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-12-18)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-12-18)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-12-18)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-12-18)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-12-18)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-12-18)
recording of:
Hasta mañana (English version) (on 1973-12-18)
writer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended)
33:11
14Honey, Honey
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Björn Ulvaeus (on 1973-10-17)
bass guitar:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1973-10-17)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1973-10-17)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1973-10-17)
mellotron, Moog and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1973-10-17)
violin:
Martin Bylund (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24), Anders Dahl (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24), Åke Jelving (on 1973-10-24), Inge Lindstedt (on 1973-10-24), Gunnar Michols (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24), Claes Nilsson (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24) and Krzysztof Zdrzalka (Swedish violinist) (on 1973-10-24)
lead vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (on 1973-10-17) and Anni-Frid Lyngstad (on 1973-10-17)
strings arranger:
S.O. Walldoff
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1974) and Polar Music International AB (in 2014)
recorded at:
Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1973-10-17, on 1973-10-24)
part of:
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 49)
recording of:
Honey, Honey (English version) (from 1973-10-17 until 1973-10-24)
writer:
Stig Anderson, Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Overseas Songs (ended), Polar Music AB (ended), EMI Grove Park Music, Inc., EMI Music Publishing (do not use as a release label!), Universal Music Publishing Group, Universal‐Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. and Universal/Union Songs Musikförlag AB
part of:
Mamma Mia!
3.652:59
15Ring Ring
assistant engineer:
Björn Almstedt, Åke Eldsäter, Lennart Karlsmyr and Rune Persson (Engineer)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
acoustic guitar:
Janne Schaffer (in 1972-03) and Björn Ulvaeus (in 1972-03)
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (in 1972-03) and Roger Palm (in 1972-03)
electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Rutger Gunnarsson (in 1972-03) and Mike Watson (English-Swedish rock musician) (in 1972-03)
electric guitar:
Janne Schaffer (in 1972-03)
mellotron [mellotrone] and piano:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (in 1972-03)
lead vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (in 1972-03) and Frida Lyngstad (in 1972-03)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music International AB (in 1973)
recorded at:
Europafilm in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (in 1972-03), KMH Studios in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (in 1972-03) and Metronome Studio in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (in 1972-03)
music videos:
Ring Ring by ABBA
part of:
The Downloader’s Music Source Book (number: 58)
recording of:
Ring Ring (English version) (in 1972-03)
lyricist:
Stig Anderson, Phil Cody (of Neil Sedaka-fame) and Neil Sedaka
composer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Don Kirshner Enterprises (ended), Overseas Songs (ended), Polar Music AB (ended), Bocu Music Ltd., Union Songs AB and Universal (plain logo: “Universal”; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
translated version of:
Ring ring (bara du slog en signal) (original swedish version)
3.453:07
16Nina, Pretty Ballerina
assistant engineer:
Björn Almstedt, Åke Eldsäter, Lennart Karlsmyr and Rune Persson (Engineer)
engineer:
Michael B. Tretow
producer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
drums (drum set):
Ola Brunkert (on 1972-11-02)
electric bass guitar [electric bass]:
Rutger Gunnarsson (on 1972-11-02)
guitar:
Janne Schaffer (on 1972-11-02) and Björn Ulvaeus (on 1972-11-02)
keyboard:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) (on 1972-11-02)
lead vocals:
Agnetha Fältskog (on 1972-11-02) and Frida Lyngstad (on 1972-11-02)
phonographic copyright by:
Polar Music AB (in 1973) and Polar Music International AB (in 1973)
recorded at:
KMH Studios in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden (on 1972-11-02)
recording of:
Nina, Pretty Ballerina (on 1972-11-02)
writer:
Benny Andersson (ABBA) and Björn Ulvaeus
publisher:
Polar Music AB (ended), Bocu Music Ltd., Union Songs AB and Universal (plain logo: “Universal”; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)
3.52:52