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    Carpenters - There's a Kind of Hush

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    "There's A Kind Of Hush" is a popular song written by Les Reed and Geoff Stephens.

    The best-known version of the song is by Herman's Hermits, who took it to #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1967, eclipsing a cover version which had been released by Gary and the Hornets that had garnered regional success in the United States.

    Nine years later, the song was a worldwide smash for The Carpenters, who extended the title to include almost the entire first line of the lyric: "There's A Kind Of Hush (All Over The World)". However, Richard Carpenter explained in the liner notes to the Carpenters' 2004 best-of compilation, Gold, that although he and Karen Carpenter loved the song, he was not particularly pleased with how their remake turned out: