Räkna de lyckliga stunderna ... Jules Sylvain berättar om sin musik (BJÖRN & AGNETHA)

Filmed: Sunday 4 May 1969 & Saturday 10 May 1969

Location: Kalmar, Sweden and Dragör, Denmark

Broadcast: Saturday 16 August 1969 from 7.15pm-8.15pm and Diggiloo - October 2003

Release status: This programme has not been included on any officially released video or DVD

Duration: 57 mins (whole programme); 22 mins A & B parts

Shown in: Sweden

Additional information

Both Agnetha and Björn performed various songs for this series of programmes produced by Kåge Gimtell. All the songs were composed by Jules Sylvain (real name Axel Stig Hansson) who had died the previous October (1968).

Agnetha and Björn met on the set of Titta in i min lilla kajuta.

The performances were (in the following order):

  1. Titta in i min lilla kajuta (Visit my little cabin) - Björn (featuring Agnetha in the clip)
  2. Anna Du kan väl stanna (Anna, you can stay) - Sten Nilsson (featuring Agnetha in the clip)
  3. Nu ska vi opp, opp, opp (Now let's go up, up, up) - Agnetha
    Flmed at F 12 Swedish Air Force wing, Kalmar, Sweden 
  4. Vårkänslor (ja, de' ä våren) (Spring feelings (Yes, Spring is here)) - Björn, Agnetha, Sten Nilsson and Agnetha Munther
  5. Det kommer en vår (There'll be a Spring) - Agnetha
  6. Det är den stora, stora, stora, stora kärleken (It's the big, big, big, big love)- Sten Nilsson (featuring both Agnetha & Björn in the clip)
  7. Nu ska vi vara snälla (Now we must be nice) - Björn and Agnetha
  8. Beate-Christine - Björn
  9. Tango-kavalieren (May I be your tango partner?) - Björn
  10. Jag vet ett litet hotell (I know a small hotel) - Agnetha Munther (featuring Björn in the clip)
  11. Finns det flickor (Are there girls?) - Björn and Sten Nilsson filmed at Dragör, Denmark
  12. En Stilla Flirt (A secret flirt) - Agnetha and Sten Nilsson
    Filmed on Saturday 10 May 1969 near Kalmar slott (Kalmar Castle).

ABBA fan Daniel's father is one of the two pilots seen taking off at the end of Nu ska vi opp, opp, opp.

Click here for a TV listings magazine cover from Röster i Radio - TV - 16-22 August 1969
Click here for a TV cutting from Röster i Radio - TV - 16-22 August 1969
Click here for another TV cutting from Röster i Radio - TV - 16-22 August 1969
Click here for a newspaper cutting (unknown source)

Räkna de lyckliga stunderna blott: Jules Sylvain berättar om sin musik
SVT, 1969-08-16 1969 10-12
Personer Sylvain, Jules , 1900-1968 (medverkande)
År/datum 1969-08-16 1969 10-12
Utgivning SVT
Ljud Stereo, färg
Leverantör Köp SVT
Digital Betacam T987-0090
Arkivnummer T97-0090
MPEG-1 AZ_T97-0090
Filbeskrivning 1,5 Mbit/s, MPEG-1 layer 2, 48 kHz, 128 kbit/s
Arkivnummer ZS_T97-0090

Thanks to Robin Andersson, some info c/o ABBAMAIL (no longer online) and thanks to Roxanne Dickson c/o ABBA Village. Also thanks to Carl Magnus Palm, Petr Mlejnek, Frank Axelsson, Renee Lelieveld, Jeffrey de Hart, Thomas Birkenbach, Jun Seo, Malin Westerberg, Steve Layton, Philippe Dupont, Marcus Bergs and huge thanks to Jozsef. Huge thanks to Steen Pedersen and Rianne Schaffers for the translations and extra thanks to Renee Lelieveld for putting me right on the spellings! Thank you to Daniel for information on Nu Skall Vi Opp opp opp. Thanks to Tom Hase c/o The Hootenanny Singers (Björn, Tonny, Hansi and Johan) Facebook Group and final thanks to Evelyn Nuyens for the TV magazine info.
YouTube link c/o inomadi100

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