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Label:  A&M
Catalogue:AMS 7318
Date:30 Sep 1977
Chart Position:9
Collection:  I Own It     I Want It 
Community:64 Own, 1 Wants
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ACarpentersCalling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day)KlaatuRichard Carpenter, Karen CarpenterRichard Carpenter8.2  Rate
BCarpentersCan't Smile Without YouChris Arnold, David Martin, Geoff MorrowRichard Carpenter7.0  Rate


Release date from booklet 'The New Singles' No. 693


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26th Oct 2014
 I remember those rumours from when this 45 came out, probably assisted by thngs like this...

26th Oct 2014
 The first Klaatu Album was played on Caroline from Spring '77 so have owned since that time.
It's a superb album throughout and can highly recommend.
There were some rumours when it first appeared that it was The Beatles!

14th Oct 2014
 Me! I downloaded it from i-tunes a few years back

14th Oct 2014
 Who here has heard the original version of the A-side by Klaatu?

14th Oct 2014
 great track, the single version is not available on CD or download!

3rd Dec 2013
  I am not really a great fan of the Carpenters , because I find their usual " easy listening " style rather boring. However , I really like this weird song , which is atypical for them : the strange lyrics are set to a scintillating arrangement , and the result is very impressive. However , the record was only a minor hit , reaching no.32 in the U.S. in 1977. The " B " side is a very appealing ballad , more typical of their style , which should perhaps have been the " A " side to please their many fans.

4th Mar 2012

9th Jan 2012

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