Canada

Following are the charts for Canada (note: Albums charts began from 10 August 1977). Thanks to Michael Kealy, for obtaining the singles via Robin von Selz. Special thanks also to John Boylan, and Dean Scapolo for obtaining the albums information and permission to use the information on this site.

The following information is courtesy of Nanda Lwin, author of The Canadian Singles Chart Book and Top Albums: The Essential Chart Guide - available from www.chapters.indigo.ca and www.gocontinental.com. Nanda also answered some follow-up queries as well, thank you!

Waterloo, Honey Honey & Super Trouper single, plus Abba, Greatest Hits, Arrival (pre 10/08/77) & The Visitors album chart positions, as well as the Adult Contemporary chart information is courtesy of Toby Petterson, sourced from RPM Weekly. The site contains weekly Canadian charts from 1964 onwards.

Key to Abbreviations:

Date: This is the date that the single or album reached its highest position in the Canadian charts.
Title: The title of the single or album.
HP: The highest position the item reached in the charts.
TI: This stands for "Times In" which is basically how many weeks the item spent on the charts.
Catalogue: The number assigned to a particular item to identify it from others by the record company.

Abba:

Canadian Singles
Date Title HP TI
15/06/74 Waterloo 07 12
21/09/74 Honey Honey 19 11
13/12/75 SOS 09 12
15/05/76 I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do 12 06
14/08/76 Mamma Mia 20 08
27/11/76 Fernando 02 16
26/02/77 Dancing Queen 02 21
06/08/77 Knowing Me, Knowing You 02 17
19/04/78 The Name Of The Game 15 14
26/07/78 Take A Chance On Me 07 16
21/02/79 Summer Night City 34 04
08/08/79 Does Your Mother Know 08 14
17/10/79 Voulez-Vous 43 02
09/01/80 Chiquitita 17 10
20/02/80 Angeleyes 39 02
07/02/81 The Winner Takes It All 10 08
28/03/81 Super Trouper 32 07

Canadian Singles - Adult Contemporary
Date Title HP TI Catalogue
26/10/74 Honey Honey 08 07 Atlantic 3209-P
20/12/75 SOS 17 04 Atlantic 3265-P
28/02/76 I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do 06 11 Atlantic AT 3310-P
19/06/76 Mamma Mia 11 09 Atlantic AT 3315-P
18/09/76 Fernando 01 (01) 15 Atlantic 3346-P
18/12/76 Dancing Queen 03 13 Atlantic 3372-P
21/05/77 Knowing Me, Knowing You 06 12 Atlantic 3387-P
04/02/78 The Name Of The Game 16 04 Atlantic 3449-P
13/05/78 Take A Chance On Me 07 15 Atlantic AT-3457-P
14/07/79 Does Your Mother Know 02 13 Atlantic AT-3574-P
01/12/79 Chiquitita 14 10 Atlantic AT-3630-P
19/04/80 I Have A Dream 01 (01) 12 Atlantic MS-5434
30/01/82 When All Is Said And Done 04 09 Atlantic 3889-P
27/11/82 The Day Before You Came 05 08 Atlantic 78 99487

Canadian Albums
Date Title HP(1) TI Catalogue
15/06/76 Abba 55 05 Atlantic
02/10/76 Greatest Hits 02 57 Atlantic
26/02/77 Arrival 04 26 Atlantic
22/03/78 Abba - The Album 07 34 Atlantic
12/12/79 Voulez-Vous 04 39 Atlantic
20/02/80 Greatest Hits Vol.2 01 (02) 16 Atlantic
28/02/81 Super Trouper 04 13 Atlantic
26/10/81 The Visitors 18 12 Atlantic
31/01/83 Abba - The Singles 31 02 WEA
12/05/84 Love Songs 72 07 Atlantic
29/03/93 Abba Gold 06 29 Polydor
22/11/93 More Abba Gold 48 06 Polydor
24/07/00 Abba Gold (Re-Release) 22 64 Polydor
??/06/01 The Best of Abba - 20th Century Masters 19 102 Polydor
20/05/04 The Best of Abba - 20th Century Masters 99 01 Polydor
24/08/07 The Best of Abba - 20th Century Masters 32 10? Polydor
??/06/08 The Best of Abba - 20th Century Masters 32 07+ Polydor
10/07/08 Abba Gold 13 04+ Polydor

Agnetha Fältskog:

Canadian Single
DateTitleHPTI
07/11/83Can't Shake Loose2604

Canadian Album
DateTitleHPTI
07/11/83Wrap Your Arms Around Me3401

Chess:

Canadian Single
DateTitleHP(1)TI
22/04/85One Night In Bangkok01 (01)23

Others:

Canadian Album
DateTitleArtistHPTI
21/01/05Mamma Mia!Cast Recording17303?
09/09/05Mamma Mia! (Re-release)Cast Recording8901
13/07/08Mamma Mia!Movie Soundtrack0203+

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Last updated: 4 June 2013.