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Nonexistent Carpenters songs that you can just hear

Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by BGW, Sep 6, 2013.

  1. Mark-T

    Mark-T Well-Known Member

    AGREED! A classic song that means more and more to me as I get older.
     
  2. AM Matt

    AM Matt Well-Known Member

    Still waiting for Rod Stewart to do the remake of "I'll Be Home For Christmas"!! Matt Clark Sanford, MI
     
  3. Carpe diem

    Carpe diem Well-Known Member

    Since Karen was not averse to singing "novelty songs" like Goofus or B'wana (ok, not so novelty, but her vocal is delightfully playful). How about a Karen version of the Andrews Sisters Rum & Coca-Cola? I can totally hear Karen being provocative and flirtatious with those lyrics! Bette Midler did a version of Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy in the 70s and it jump-started her career. While I am at it, how bout a version from Karen of Jo Stafford's I'll Be Seeing You (Jo even had a slight lisp like Karen)?!


     
  4. This song is mostly unknown in the U.S., but was a big hit in the late 1960s/early 1970s when the Carpenters were starting out. I believe Karen and Richard could have worked some magic with it:

     

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