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Official "Richard Carpenter" YouTube channel?

Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by Tony, Feb 1, 2019.

  1. Tony

    Tony Active Member Thread Starter

  2. Murray

    Murray Well-Known Member

    There's NO WAY that RC had any involvement in that channel. One of the videos is titled "24 Unreleased Songs", does anyone really believe that Richard would put that out there?

    Anybody can claim to be anyone on YouTube, because they don't require people to verify their identity. I could probably start a channel claiming to be the President of the USA or Queen Elizabeth, and nobody at YouTube would ever question it. :rolleyes:
     
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  3. Tony

    Tony Active Member Thread Starter

    True Murray. And the quality and selection of videos just doesn't seem consistent with what you'd expect from an official page.
     
  4. Mike Blakesley

    Mike Blakesley Well-Known Member Moderator

    It's kind of odd.... there are links on there to A&M Corner, to Universal Music and to the RIAA. So whoever this is, they did some homework at least. But I agree, I doubt if Richard had anything to do with it. He doesn't exactly have a lot to do with the online world anyway.
     
  5. Harry

    Harry Charter A&M Corner Member Moderator

    I can virtually guarantee that it is not THE Richard Carpenter. And given the link to A&M Corner, it's probably someone who's a member here.
     
  6. tomswift2002

    tomswift2002 Well-Known Member

    That “24 Unreleased Songs” I’ve seen elsewhere on YouTube.

    But, seriously, I would think that for the Sanyora video either Richard or UMG would have Access to a higher quality video than a VHS SLP/EP recording that look like it was recorded off of broadcast.
     
  7. CARPENTERS-COLLECTOR

    CARPENTERS-COLLECTOR Well-Known Member

    U.K
    I love this in the `ABOUT` page;

    `OFFICIAL CARPENTERS CHANNEL : Rare Video's, Specials, Concerts, Performances and Music.

    All Uploaded Videos Are Done By Me

    I Have All Rights To This Channel And It's Content.`
     
  8. tomswift2002

    tomswift2002 Well-Known Member

    Well the “Your All American College Show” clip was pretty interesting. I’ve never seen it before and it appeared to come from a high quality master, of course it was pretty obvious that it was a dub with the timecode smack dab in the middle of the screen. But that video must’ve been shot in November or December 1969 in order to have the “Offering” LP featured on the show and not the later “Ticket To Ride” sailboat cover. Of course it was interesting to hear them lip-synch the original 1969 “Ticket To Ride”. And in one of the choruses I think I heard a few vinyl pops, so I think the hosts had the LP cover to the LP that the audio engineer was using!
     
  9. I've reported it as a possible scam.
     

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