Fernando (4.17)

(Benny Andersson/Stig Anderson/Björn Ulvaeus)

Lead vocal: Frida.

Recording commenced 3 September 1975.

Musicians:
Benny Andersson: Keyboards
Ola Brunkert: Drums
Rutger Gunnarsson: Bass
Jan Kling: Flute
Roger Palm: Drums
Björn Ulvaeus: Guitars
Lasse Wellander: Guitars

Previously recorded in Swedish by Frida.

Later recorded in German by Lena Andersson.

Excerpt later used in ABBA-dabba doo!! Medley.

Later an instrumental version.

Later remixed for television performance in West Germany.

Later edited for compilation LP in Australia.

Later edited for compilation CD in Brazil.

Excerpt later used in Megamedley.

Excerpt later used in ABBA Remix.

Later rerecorded with new lyrics for National Electronics advertising campaign for Australia.

Later recorded in Spanish.

Later sung by Björn and Benny.

Later sung by Frida.

First released as a single A side March 1976 (April 1976 in Sweden).

Also included on later pressings of the LP ABBA Greatest Hits in 1976.

Currently available on the CDs Arrival, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits, Thank You For The Music, ABBA Master Series, Classic ABBA - The Universal Masters Collection, The Best Of ABBA - The Millennium Collection, SOS - The Best Of ABBA, The Definitive Collection, The Ultimate Collection, Todo ABBA - sus grandes exitos, 30th Anniversary Original Album Box, 18 Hits - Svenska Popklassiker, 18 Hits, The Complete Studio Recordings, La Nostra Storia - 20 Grandi Successi, Chronicles - 3 Classic Albums, Arrival Deluxe Edition, Number Ones, The Albums, ABBA Gold - Complete Edition, 2 for 1: ABBA + Arrival, Icon, ABBA Collected, The Essential Collection, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits 40th Anniversary Edition and the DVDs The Definitive Collection, ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits, Number Ones, ABBA in Japan, The Essential Collection.

Fernando single 1976

Fernando single Norway 1976

Fernando single West Germany 1976

Fernando single France 1976

Fernando single Netherlands 1976

Fernando single Austria 1976

Fernando single Spain 1976

Fernando single Portugal 1976

Fernando single Italy 1976

Fernando single Yugoslavia 1976

Fernando single Mexico 1976

ABBA Greatest Hits LP Scandinavia 1975

ABBA Greatest Hits LP UK 1976

The Best Of ABBA LP West Germany 1976

Fernando single Bolivia 1976

Fernando single Madagascar 1976

Fernando single Japan 1976

Fernando EP Brazil 1976

Dancing Queen single German Democratic Republic 1976

Arrival LP Australia 1976

Dancing Queen single Hungary 1977

Los Grandes Exitos De ABBA

Profiles in Gold EP USA 1978

Fernando EP Bolivia 1979

Fernando single reissue Japan 1980

ABBA - The Singles - The First Ten Years 2LP 1982

Fernando/Dancing Queen single Netherlands 1986

Fernando reissue CD single West Germany 1988

ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits CD 1992

Thank You For The Music 4CD box set 1994

Arrival CD 2001

The Definitive Collection 2CD 2001

The ABBA Story CD 2004

18 Hits CD international 2005

ABBA - The Complete Studio Recordings box set 2005

Arrival Deluxe Edition CD/DVD 2006

ABBA Number Ones CD 2006

ABBA - The Albums box set 2008

ABBA - The Albums - Bonus Tracks CD 2008

ABBA The Vinyl Collection 9 LP box set 2010

The Vinyl Collection - ABBA Tracks LP 2010

The Essential Collection 2CD 2012

ABBA Gold - Greatest Hits 40th Anniversary Edition 3 CD 2014

ABBA The Singles box set 2014

ABBA / The Collection iTunes box set 2014

Fernando picture disc single 2016

Arrival - The Singles box set 2016


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