ABBA ‎– Ring Ring

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RCA Victor ‎– SL-102323
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Vinyl, LP, Album
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An Australian repackage of Abba's first album that was released in Sweden credited to Benny & Bjorn, Agnetha & Frida (with a Swedish version of the title track) and re-issued in other territories as Honey Honey and with the track Honey Honey (a single from the band's second album Waterloo) replacing I Saw It In The Mirror.

This release comes in several different yellow RCA Victor label variations. They are, but not limited to:-
Label No. 1: Side A label has artist as "Abba" and side B has same. Side numbers are big and bold.
Label No. 2: Side A label has artist as "Abba" and side B has same. Side numbers are not as big and bold as Label No.1.
Label No. 3: Side A label has artist as "ABBA" and side B has same. Side numbers are big and bold.
Label No. 4: Side A label has "ABBA" (reversed 1st B) and side B has "Abba".
Label No. 5: Side A label has "ABBA" (reversed 1st B) and side B has the same.
Label No. 6: Side A label has artist as "ABBA" and side B has same. Side A has a white "Victor" logo, side B has no "Victor" logo at all.

There is also another Australian release with the same cover listed here... Ring Ring. On this release side A label bears the catalogue number "MSL-102323" and lists the artist as "BJORN & BENNY, AGNETHA & FRIDA". It also has a white "Victor" logo and is "Stereo". Side B label bears the catalogue number "SL-102323" and lists the artist as "ABBA". It has no "Victor" logo.

There is also a number of Australia & New Zealand releases with this same cover that have different yellow RCA Victor labels. On those labels you will find printed "MANUFACTURED FOR/BY AND DISTRIBUTED BY RCA LIMITED SYDNEY AUSTRALIA AND AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Variant 1): POLS 242 A A1C 2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B variant 1): POLS 242 B A1C 10
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A variant 2): POLS 242 A B1A 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B variant 2): POLS 242 B A1C 3

Other Versions (5 of 81) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
POLS 242 Björn Benny & Agnetha Frida* Ring Ring(LP, Album) Polar POLS 242 Sweden 1973 Sell This Version
963 Bjorn Benny & Anna Frida* Ring Ring(Cass, Album) Not On Label 963 Unknown Sell This Version
POLS 242 Björn Benny & Agnetha Frida* Ring Ring(12xFile, AAC, Album, RE, 320) Polar POLS 242 Europe 2011
549 950-2 ABBA Ring Ring(CD, Album, RE, RM) Polar 549 950-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
2374 106 Bjorn & Benny, Anna & Frida* Ring Ring(LP, Album) Polydor 2374 106 Hong Kong 1973 Sell This Version

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mccontrol

mccontrol

December 17, 2014
edited over 4 years ago

The first Abba record I bought with my own money. Aah that takes me back.????