Goodbye to the 70s

Broadcast: Monday 24 December 1979, 20:22-23:00, Veronica, The Netherlands

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

Shown in: The Netherlands

Additional information

ABBA recorded a message for inclusion in this Dutch review of the decade which included musical clips as well as news footage, major topics and sporting events.

Clips of other artistes were shown in full in the following order:

  1. Smokie - Living Next Door To Alice
  2. Mud - Dynamite
  3. Racey - Lay Your Love On Me
  4. Mouth & McNeal - How Do You Do
  5. George Baker Selection - Una Paloma Blanca
  6. Luv' - You're The Greatest Lover
  7. Shocking Blue - Venus
  8. Herman Brood & His Wild Romance - Saturday Night
  9. Golden Earring - Radar Love
  10. 10cc - Dreadlock Holiday
  11. Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
  12. Meatloaf - Paradise By The Dashboard Light
  13. Jacques Herb - Manuela
  14. Conny Vandenbos - Een Roosje, M'n Roosje
  15. Vader Abraham - 't Kleine Café Aan De Haven
  16. The Bee Gees - Staying Alive
  17. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want
  18. Boney M - Ma Baker
  19. ABBA - Dancing Queen (from Musikladen)
  20. Robert Long - Toe Maar Jongens De Beuk Er In
  21. Yvonne Keeley & Scott Fitzgerald - If I Had Words

Other footage showed a brief moment (7 seconds!) of of ABBA arriving in the Netherlands in November 1976.

Click here for a TV listing from de Stem - 24 December 1979, p.4.

Each band member introduces themselves (Björn, Agnetha, Frida) and then Benny also says, "We're ABBA saying thank you for the music and goodbye to the 70s."

Thanks to Jozsef, Dustin, Philip Muytjens, George Bourdaniotis, Walter Veldman, Jürgen Parys, Gjelt de Graaf and Steen Vogelius Pedersen.

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