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Hi folks

In the 1970s I was lucky to see the Carpenters at the Odeon Birmingham uk

They played one of their numbers, I think it was Goodbye to love,

Right at the end they stopped abruptly and the whole of the audience gave a mighty gasp without realising it

we were all right on the edge of our seats forced there by the build up of the song, we all slumped back

And gave them a thunderous applause, the satisfying grins on the groups faces was wonderful.

I can only Imagine that the band played successive suspended chords to achieve this effect,

I have never experienced it since,

Does anyone know how they did it?


All the best




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