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The Carpenters: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California

Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, March 1973

IT'S 1973 ALREADY, and still we're trying to figure out who the Big Star of this young decade will be. Many opt for David Bowie, an undeniably important and valuable artist. Marc Bolan flashed in the pan and seems to be fading. There are many splinter groups with their particular champions – Lou Reed, Alvin Lee, John Fogerty. But if you were at the Anaheim Convention Center on the eleventh of February, you've undoubtedly added the Carpenters to your list of front-runners.

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