Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by Sheena, Oct 10, 2017.
From 1970 - 1981
Time and time again -- BBC 1971.
My favorite anything of taped Carpenters is their 1971 BBC TV appearance (but not really a "concert"). As far as a real concert: 1974 Budokan.
1970 Walter Reed Hospital performance for the Ed Sullivan show. Filled with youthful exuberance & Karen in her element.
I love the Budokan concert, bought the recent DVD release and watch it lots!
My Budokan video was a gift from a dear friend here at the corner. My eyes puddle as I watch it. I'm about do for another Kleenex.
I love that snippet too. When they do that "up shot" of Karen behind her kit coming down on that cymbal a couple of times during Walk On By, I am in Goosebump City! Just amazing talent. And I forget what the tune was in the medley, but Richard does a very energetic keyboard solo as well! And them doing it all for our wounded/traumatized vets coming back from Vietnam makes it all the more special.
This is my favorite, too! But I still like others.
I would have to say the Australian concert, and especially the bit where Richard introduces Karen and says "And unlike what some people think, this is my sister and not my wife!" and then Karen's reaction.
It has that effect on me too Jeff. When Karen is involved, I can't help but be sentimental!