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(They Long To Be) Close To You ( The Carpenters Bacharach / David Cover ) 10.10.09

Of course I grew up with The Carpenters on AM radio. This song was played every day throughout the 1970s, practically. It’s funny, when I was growing up, whenever this song came on the radio, inevitably the people around me would join in to sing the “ahhhs” at the end. What a hook. I learned […]

Canadian Homegrown Talent 2002

A great Canadan singer/songwriter Mantler is about to release his second cd on the German TomLab label. It’s part Bacharach, part early 70s blue-eyed soul, a fusion of all that is good about perfect pop, and all Chris Cummings. Your contact should watch out for it. Also, veteran Toronto band Wayne Omaha¬†are almost finished their […]