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Music video by The Carpenters performing We've Only Just Begun. (C) 1970 Universal Music Group
The very firts record...
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PBS televised performance with Greg Phillinganes (keyboards) John Robinson (drums) Michael Angel Alvarado (guitar) Ian Martin (bass) Noriko (synth) featuring Ethan Bortnick.
PLEASE NOTE: We all know LIFE aint easy, there was good and bad in the 70's and ALSO today, but don't Preach A Gazillion comments about it here, It will be Pulled, This is not a Political Station. This is a Damn Great song!!! Thank you, This song makes u wanna live in its time to look forward to a brighter time. very deep song, very very deep. don't see this today! THIS IS ONE FOR THE BOOKS, THEY ALL SINGING THIS SONG SO VERY WELL, THE WORDS LISTEN TO THE WORDS, THEM WAS THE DAYS, THOSE WERE THE TIME, I'VE BEEN THERE AND FELT WHAT THEY SING!!! SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL, OOH CHILD THINGS ARE GOING BE EASIER!!!! ANOTHER GREAT GROUP, THEY WERE DEFINITELY THE BOMB BACK WHEN, LOTS OF CLASSIC HITS AND IF U WERE AROUND ENJOYED THEM, IT WAS MUSIC FROM THE HEART. LOOK AT THEIR CLOTHES (WOW) ANOTHER GREAT TOP SHELF SONG....BRINGS BACK NICE MEMORIES. IS THIS BRINGING YOU BACK, LORD HEARING THESE WONDERFUL SONGS AND DO YOUR THANG ON THE DANCE FLOOR. WOW I FEEL LIKE 18 ALL OVER AGAIN, USE TO LOVE WATCHING SOUL TRAIN AND GETTING DOWN TO THE DANCES AND THE SOUL TRAIN LINE. I LAUGH AT WHAT WE WORE BACK THEN, BUT THAT WAS THE STYLE AND EVERYBODY WANTED THAT STYLE. LOVE WATCHING SOUL TRAIN ON SATURDAY ON CHANNEL 11 HERE IN NEW YORK CITY AND THEN TRY TO DANCE JUST THE WAY THEY DID AND GOT DOWN.. WOW BEAUTIFUL MEMORIES WILL LAST FOREVER IN OUR MINDS, THEY HAD A GOOD TIME AND ENJOYED PARTYING THEIR SELVES OFF, I KNOW I DID, CHECK OUT THE CLOTHES, LORD HAVE MERCY TO THINK I WORE THEM CLOTHES IN THE YESTERYEAR BACK WHEN, AND U KNOW NOTHING WRONG WITH THAT STYLE BACK WHEN. SIMPLY ENJOY IT LIKE I DID AND DO!!!! GREAT MEMORIES OF YESTERYEAR NO MATTER WHAT, ANYONE ON HERE WHO USED TO DANCE ON SOUL TRAIN, DROP ME A LINE AND LET ALL OF US KNOW WHERE YOU ARE. ENJOY!!! PLEASE READ BELOW This video is not mine and it's rights are the sole property of its owners.
Dionne Warwick's 1967 single I Say A Little Prayer was written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and recorded at A&R Studios in Manhattan in June 1966. Engineering the recording was the legendary Phil Ramone who would later produce Billy Joel and many others. Bacharach arranged, conducts and is on piano. The tune was released as single in October 1967 after DJs all over the country started playing the album cut from the Windows of the World album. I Say A Little Prayer was certified RIAA Gold selling over 1 million copies and peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in December 1967. The flip or B side (Theme from Valley of the Dolls), sung by Warwick in the motion picture, was also a million seller and rode the #2 position for 4 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in February 1968 and hit # 1 on the Record World Chart the same month. I Say A Little Prayer/(Theme From) Valley of the Dolls is one of the most successful double sided hits of the Rock era. This is the rare unedited version in which Burt Bacharach can be heard on count off. I Say A Little Prayer was also the first RIAA certified million seller for Bacharach and David. Less than one year later, Aretha Franklin would take her cover of "I Say A Little Prayer" to the #10 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart. Writes Nick Tosches, the renowned writer, music journalist, novelist, biographer and poet in the January 7, 1972 issue of the rock magazine FUSION; "...getting into Dionne Warwick is like finding buried treasure. The Bacharach/David repertoire which milady chooses to sing is so fascinatingly cynical / fatalistic / stoical / emotional / happy, simultaneously! It's pure emotion. There is a whole lot more to emotion than some rock punk bursting his dexedrine-staved blood vessels by screaming "Baby I need you baby" into a microphone. Dionne Warwick is not a rock and roll singer. She's not a jazz singer either. Rhythm and blues? Nope. A pop singer? No way. Did you ever tongue-kiss with someone who barfed a Singapore Sling bolus into your mouth, and then four years later you're with someone else and you feel good and you realize how beautiful it all was and then it's all melancholy/happiness, sort of? That's the kind of singer Dionne Warwick is. She's beautiful. Dionne, paired with Bacharach's string/horn/reed arrangements, comes up as a lyric mezzo-sopranoid par-excellence, melodious/expressiveness-wise. If you've never gotten into her, you ought to. Get hep to Dionne Warwick. For your own sake."