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ABBA, Joh, his deputy and the Brisbane concert that never was

Front page of the Brisbane Telegraph newspaper, 9 October 1976

In October 1976 news came from Stockholm that Swedish pop group ABBA were heading Down Under in March 1977. There was one noticeable exclusion from their tour itinerary – Brisbane. To the disappointment of Queensland fans, ABBA would only visit Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. On the same day as the sad news was conveyed to Queenslanders, … Read more