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newvillefan

I Know My First Name Is Stephen
Album: A Song For You
Single: Touch Me When We’re Dancing
Album Track: Tryin’ To Get The Feeling Again
 

Portlander

Active Member
Album: Carpenters
Single: Tie, We've Only Just Begun/ I Won't Last A Day Without You
Album Track: You're The One
Richard's Lead: I Kept On Loving You
 

Mark-T

Well-Known Member
Today's answer (check again another day):

Album: Horizon
Single: "We've Only Just Begun"
Album Cut: "Ordinary Fool"
 

A&M Retro

Well-Known Member
This week:

Album: ‘A Song For You’

Single: ‘All You Get From Love Is A Love Song’

Album Cut: ‘Kiss Me The Way You Did Last Night’
 

John Adam

Well-Known Member
This is exactly my answer.

Ed
Interesting the most Favorite single so far seems to be “All You Get From Love Is A Love Song”.
The highest charting singles are not always our favorite singles!
I know the Carpenter's radio decline was well underway in the USA by 1977. We heard a really strong vocal, a great production. AYGFLIALS had the word "hit" written all over it, regardless of how high it charted. :)
 
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ThaFunkyFakeTation

Ah am so steel een luv weeth yoo
The highest charting singles are not always our favorite singles!
I know the Carpenter's radio decline was well underway in the USA by 1977. We heard a really strong vocal, a great production. AYGFLIALS had the word "hit" written all over it, regardless of how high it charted. :)
I love it because it had serious groove. Tom Scott kills the sax solo too.

Ed
 

tomswift2002

Well-Known Member
The highest charting singles are not always our favorite singles!
I know the Carpenter's radio decline was well underway in the USA by 1977. We heard a really strong vocal, a great production. AYGFLIALS had the word "hit" written all over it, regardless of how high it charted. :)
Well AYGFLIALS was a Top 5 AC hit.
 

GaryAlan

Well-Known Member
^^Interesting !
I love that single, however, I purposely constrained my selection:
AYGFLIALS includes outside background singers (Julia, Carlina, Maxine)
thus, I intentionally omitted it from my choice of singles (sticking w/K&R backgrounds only).
Also, in making my selection, my favorite single really ties with Only Yesterday--
but, it has been written (by RC) about OY that it is his most "manufactured, manipulative" composition.
thus, I stuck with We've Only Just Begun--I consider it his truest superb "discovery."
Also: I omitted consideration of Christmas songs/albums. I omitted anything post studio-1981.

Otherwise, I would be unable to come to any definitive conclusion upon anything !
 
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