More Rafferty, More ABBA Coming

by Kevin Burton    Here’s great news about even more new Gerry Rafferty music.    Rafferty’s daughter Martha did an interview Aug. 31 on BBC Scotland. Twice she told host Roddy Hart that there was other unfinished music she hoped would come out “later.”    The Scottish singer/songwriter was working on several new songs just …

ABBA Songs More Than Pop Confections

By Kevin Burton    Have you heard, ABBA is releasing new music Friday!    It’s the first time in 39 years the Swedish quartet has released anything. I told that story yesterday (Something Old, Something New, ABBA!, Aug. 31).     Looking forward to the new tunes, here is a list of my favorite old ones, …

Something Old, Something New, ABBA!

by Kevin Burton    ABBA is back. Are you ready for this? Did you miss them?    The Swedish supergroup thrived in the 70s with hits such as “Dancing Queen,” “Fernando” and “Mamma Mia.” For the first time in 39 years they will release new music Friday, according to published sources.    Maybe you’re down …

A Swedish Tradition I Can Fully Embrace

by Kevin Burton    So Friday night is taco night in Sweden.     Who knew?  I’m so up for that!    It’s part of a longstanding tradition in Sweden called cozy Friday, writes Maddy Savage on http://www.bbc.com. It is a relaxing way to end the work week and spend time with family.    “For the …