Carpenters’ 'Passage' was a victim of timing. Released in October 1977 when the world was going punk, Carpenters still made the plushest pop.
Released in October 1983, Carpenters’ ’Voice Of The Heart’ is a posthumous release that captured the deep beauty in Karen Carpenter’s voice.
On October 10, 1970, the Carpenters made their British breakthrough, with the Burt Bacharach and Hal David composition '(They Long To Be) Close To You.'
Just how did Karen and Richard Carpenter get involved with the ‘International Flying Saucer Bureau’?
Carpenter brings his unique interpretations to some of the most beloved melodies in the entire pop canon.
Hank’s original ‘Jambalaya (On The Bayou)’ made its US pop chart debut on September 6, 1952.
Bonnie Bramlett and Leon Russell’s evocative 1969 composition had history even before the Carpenters recorded their version.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
The duo's place in the pop firmament was so assured that they could approach their fourth album as a broad-based concept record.
The album included some fine later-period Carpenters moments and, as always, those incredible Richard & Karen harmonies.
‘Carpenters: The Musical Legacy’ will be released on October 19.
May 15 was a bright day for Carpenters in 1971 when their single ‘Rainy Days and Mondays’ was the highest new entry of the week on the Hot 100.
Whether they supported each other or had epic falling outs, here are some of our favorite musical sibling groups that have forged music history together.
Combining groove with a sense of songcraft, drummers are the driving force of any group. Here we present the best female drummers of all time.
A special playlist to celebrate the masterful song craft and recording brilliance of Richard and Karen Carpenter.