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The Carpenters at the BBC

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 4 months

The Carpenters' debut BBC concert, recorded on their first British tour in September 1971. They perform hits including Close to You, Superstar and We've Only Just Begun, together with the odd Beatles tune and a Bacharach/David medley. Karen's drumming and Richard's keyboards get instrumental support from their five-piece touring band and a 26-piece orchestra conducted by Johnny Pearson. Show less

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