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Subject: Carpenters song's

Written By: eightieschick53 on 01/17/05 at 10:15 am

Mine is Top of the World  ;).

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/17/05 at 10:22 am

Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Tanya1976 on 01/17/05 at 10:49 am

Solitaire
Superstar

Tanya

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: CatwomanofV on 01/17/05 at 12:17 pm

I like Superstar and Piano Picker (sung by Richard)




Cat

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 01/17/05 at 1:47 pm

Other:

"Yesterday Once More"  :)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: SuspiciousMinds on 01/17/05 at 4:27 pm

Top of the World

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: micah on 01/17/05 at 4:36 pm

Mine Is 'We've Only Just Begun'.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: gemini61 on 01/17/05 at 5:07 pm

Superstar, Rainy Days & Mondays, Yesterday Once More, Goodbye To Love.  I guess I just really like all of their songs! I have the Carpenters Gold C.D. & have played the heck out of it!  :)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Howard on 01/17/05 at 6:44 pm

They Long To Be(Close To You)
Rainy Days And Mondays


Howard

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: RockandRollFan on 01/17/05 at 6:55 pm

I chose some that I wish had been included ;)

1. I Won't Last A Day Without You~1974
2. Sing~1973

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: mandamoo on 01/17/05 at 7:23 pm

Other: Superstar

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 01/17/05 at 8:28 pm


I chose some that I wish had been included ;)

1. I Won't Last A Day Without You~1974
2. Sing~1973



Two excellent choices, Mark....especially #2.  8)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: zcrito on 01/18/05 at 12:03 am


They Long To Be(Close To You)
Rainy Days And Mondays


Howard


Those two work for me too, plus...

Merry Christmas, Darling

It's just a Christmas song I don't mind hearing every year.


(I'm not ashamed to say I like a Carpenters song or two)   :-\\

;)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: eightiesfan on 01/19/05 at 7:33 am

From the list, I chose 'Top of the World' - I also like their version of 'Please Mr Postman'.  :)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Mergal on 01/19/05 at 8:31 am

Ah, The Carpenters, one of my guilty pleasures! Anyway, I chose "We've Only Just Begun"

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: RockandRollFan on 01/19/05 at 8:58 am


Two excellent choices, Mark....especially #2.  8)
Thanks, Karen ;)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Indy Gent on 01/21/05 at 1:41 pm

I liked Superstar and Goodbye To Love.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: FussBudgetVanPelt on 01/22/05 at 7:28 am

Other

"Only Yesterday"  :)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: JohnTaylorsHeart on 01/23/05 at 7:01 am

Superstar

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: matt837 on 02/01/05 at 7:32 am


Other: Superstar
it's a classic.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Tam on 02/01/05 at 7:55 am

Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: RockandRollFan on 04/23/05 at 7:57 pm

*bump*

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: robby76 on 04/24/05 at 7:47 am

Superstar is their all time best, though Ticket To Ride was much better than the Beatles original... for me anyway... it was real dramatic yet finished beautifully. Plus you gotta love Karen's deep rich tone.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: fragswife on 04/28/05 at 8:59 pm

Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: hornet on 05/14/05 at 9:36 pm

top of the world  ....has to be my fav'  ;)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: AL-B on 05/15/05 at 1:52 am

Other--Superstar and Goodbye To Love

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: KP Nut on 05/15/05 at 4:58 pm

Superstar,Close To You and Top Of The World. :-\\ I wish I were as skinny and had a good singing voice as her.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: hornet on 05/15/05 at 5:33 pm


I wish I were as skinny


aww gawd, look where it got her  :-\\

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: gemini61 on 05/15/05 at 5:38 pm


I wish I were as skinny  her.

You're kidding, right  ???

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: jaytee on 05/15/05 at 5:56 pm


Other:

"Yesterday Once More"  :)


My favourite also  :)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: whistledog on 02/13/06 at 10:39 pm

My favourite Carpenters song is "Beechwood 4-5789" which in 1982 became their last ever hit before Karen's passing  :\'(

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Nostalgic on 02/14/06 at 6:54 am

I went with (They Long To Be) Close To You, but it's tough choice between that and Yesterday Once More, Top Of The World and For All We Know.

I also like their version of There's A Kind Of Hush.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Miss Nostalgia on 02/14/06 at 11:58 am

I would choose "For All We Know" & "Superstar" for the other

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: TheRemf on 02/14/06 at 12:17 pm

Other:  Superstar

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Sister Morphine on 02/14/06 at 2:42 pm

I chose Yesterday Once More.  Back when I was living in Chicago (all of 5 years ago), but especially when I was a kid, there was this AM radio station called WJJD.  They would play a lot of songs from the 30s-70s, but mostly the softer stuff, like Anne Murray's "Snowbird" and the Carpenters.  They used to play this song a lot, and I really fell in love with it.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: nally on 02/14/06 at 3:30 pm

I'm trying to decide between:

"We've Only Just Begun"
"(They Long To Be) Close To You"
...and "Yesterday Once More" (although this one might be tops)


Their remake of "Ticket To Ride" is so-so IMO.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/07/11 at 8:38 pm

Just like me,
they long to be gross to you!
:P

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: 80sfan on 01/10/11 at 5:54 am

Karen had such a beautiful voice. Her voice is so beautiful it makes me cry.  :\'(

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: nicole1977 on 01/10/11 at 6:59 am

Let Me Be The One
We've Only Just Begun
Rainy Days and Mondays
The Bacharach/David Medley
For All We Know
etc etc etc

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: CeeKay on 01/10/11 at 7:28 am

I said "We've Only Just Begun" - we sang it at my junior high graduation!

But I didn't notice the "other" category:  Rainy Days and Mondays and Superstar.  Aw, it's hard to pick a favorite. 

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: danootaandme on 01/10/11 at 8:12 am


Just like me,
they long to be gross to you!
:P


;D  GOOD ONE!!!!

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: mike on 01/10/11 at 11:15 pm

i picked other...A SONG FOR YOU......the best ever~!!! :\'(

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 01/14/11 at 10:58 am


;D  GOOD ONE!!!!


I made it up in the dentist's office when I was ten!
8)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: 80sfan on 01/15/11 at 2:10 am

My favorite so far of the Carpenters is We've only just begun!

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Lindee on 01/21/11 at 2:42 pm

Not a big Carpenters fan but I voted for We've Only Just Begun

Worst one: Ticket To Ride,  way TOO slow  8-P

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: 80sfan on 01/21/11 at 8:01 pm

I like her version of Rainbow Connection!  :)

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: whistledog on 01/21/11 at 11:36 pm

Here's a little bit o' Carpenters trivia:

'Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft' was a cover of the song written and originally performed by the Canadian group Klaatu.  The original was Klaatu's only chart single in the US Hot 100, peaking at US #62.  In Canada, it reached #45.  The Carpenters cover was a #32 hit in the US and reached #9 in Canada.

Klaatu took their name from the humanoid alien in the 1951 Sci-Fi classic 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'.  In that film, Klaatu adopts the surname Carpenter.  In the 2008 remake of that film, Klaatu is portrayed by Canadian actor Keanu Reeves.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/22/11 at 5:36 am


Here's a little bit o' Carpenters trivia:

'Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft' was a cover of the song written and originally performed by the Canadian group Klaatu.  The original was Klaatu's only chart single in the US Hot 100, peaking at US #62.  In Canada, it reached #45.  The Carpenters cover was a #32 hit in the US and reached #9 in Canada.

Klaatu took their name from the humanoid alien in the 1951 Sci-Fi classic 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'.  In that film, Klaatu adopts the surname Carpenter.  In the 2008 remake of that film, Klaatu is portrayed by Canadian actor Keanu Reeves.

Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)
Which this is the full title of the song.

Subject: Re: Carpenters song's

Written By: Cherie70 on 03/13/11 at 9:07 pm

There are so many great songs by them. The songs that were not mentioned are:

Touch Me When Were Dancing
Superstar
Merry Christmas Darling

My closest friend loves this group. 

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