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Old 26-07-2014, 10:40 PM   #1766
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Cool We've Only Just Begun

"We've Only Just Begun" is a hit single by The Carpenters, written by Roger Nichols (music) and Paul Williams (lyrics), and is often used as a wedding song. The song was ranked at #405 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time"...The song was originally recorded by Smokey Roberds, a friend of Nichols, under the name "Freddie Allen"..It debuted in a wedding-themed television commercial for Crocker National Bank in California in the winter of 1970 with Williams on vocals. Hal Riney, founder of the San Francisco-based advertising agency Hal Riney & Partners, commissioned the song to help Crocker appeal to young people.. The song played over footage of a young couple getting married and just starting out. Direct reference to the bank was left out, in part to make the song more marketable. The commercial was very popular and Crocker National's business flourished..He overheard conversations between the robbers and their rooftop lookout at 23:15...

The United Federated Forces of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) was an American self-styled left-wing revolutionary group active between 1973 and 1975 that considered itself a vanguard army..On April 28, 1975, the remaining members of the SLA robbed the Crocker National Bank in Carmichael, California, and in doing so killed Myrna Opsahl, a bank customer. Hearst claimed to have been sitting in the getaway car..Much later, Patty Hearst, after being granted immunity from prosecution for this crime, claimed that Emily Harris, Kathleen Soliah (later aka Sara Jane Olson), Michael Bortin, and James Kilgore actually committed the robbery, while she and Wendy Yoshimura were getaway drivers and William Harris and Steven Soliah acted as lookouts. Hearst also claimed that Opsahl was killed by Emily Harris, but that she was not a witness..Patricia Hearst, after a long and highly publicized search, was captured with Wendy Yoshimura on September 18, 1975. In her affidavit she claimed that SLA members had used LSD to drug her and had forced her to take part in the bank raid..The Baker Street robbery was a robbery of the safe deposit boxes at 185 Lloyds Bank on the corner of Baker Street and Marylebone Road, London, on the night of 11 September 1971... one who followed me on the subway, he's our biggest problem..So let him take sixty kilos of H somewhere else and find out how easy it is to put together Half a million in cash.. You won't find there's any hurry to do this kind of business.. Our American friends are becoming overcautious...
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