Abba were top of the charts 40 years ago while in April 1967 the Mamas and the Papas were No. 2 with what we would say is their finest moment - Dedicated to the One I Love. The similarities are delightful, although the Mamas rarely had success with the sweet gloom that Abba did so well.
They could even make adultery sound like a cheerful day out with your friends. The missed cue (at 2:43) just adds to the unbridled fun of I Saw Her Again, supposedly written about Michelle Phillips by John Phillips and Denny Doherty.
Posted by Mark Lawrence on Monday, 10th April 2017 at 12.15 pm.