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Heard Carpenters

Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by Dave, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. Graeme

    Graeme Active Member

    It’s taken from the 1971 BBC concert. I think they're mining/lip synching but it's still great to watch. A track I never grow tired of and I love the organ towards the end.
     
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  2. A little bit late but it should still be on the BBC radio player.
    On Johnnie Walkers Sounds of the 70's Sunday show yesterday, Top of the world was played about 1 Hour 10 into the show. A short old interview with Richard was played before playing the track. Richard was telling the story as to why Carpenters released the song as a single.
     
  3. GaryAlan

    GaryAlan Well-Known Member

    WUCF TV is currently playing Carpenters Close To You combined with Christmas Memories....
    I tuned in rather late (it ends in 15 minutes) but the Christmas portion is AWESOME.....
    have not seen and heard this until today (that is, the Christmas Memories).
    My God, that lady is beautiful , and beautifully sounding !!


    Next airing:
    December 6th, 8 pm....
    Can't wait !
     
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  4. Carpe diem

    Carpe diem Well-Known Member

    Gary, I also came across this program on my local PBS station (KVIE) last night while channel surfing. I saw "Carpenters" referenced on the screen and came to a screeching halt. Though it is a pledge drive, it has some great snippets in it. Karen singing a full rendition of Christ Is Born and in her green Calling All Occupants...jumpsuit (OMG she IS beautiful!) for The Christmas Song. And they also included footage that I had never seen before, Petula Clark at the piano shortly after Karen had died singing a tribute to Karen. It was moving...I also noticed that the hosts of the pledge drive came back on the air teary-eyed from that segment. They apologized for being emotional! It is amazing the impact Karen Carpenter has on people even to this day.
     
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  5. Wandering around in Walmart this morning, and heard Carpenters on their music system.

    Christmas song? Nope. "Close To You."
     
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  6. GaryAlan

    GaryAlan Well-Known Member

    Heard Carpenters Christmas on the radio, today....
    Saw Christmas Memories on PBS (WEDU) today....
    All in all, a very good day !
     
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