15 May 1971 was a bright day for Carpenters when their single ‘Rainy Days and Mondays’ was the highest new entry of the week on the Hot 100.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
A special playlist to celebrate the masterful song craft and recording brilliance of Richard and Karen Carpenter.
Greatest hits collections are very often big sellers, and for obvious reasons, but few have been as successful as the Carpenters’ The Singles 1969–1973.
From timeless favourites to new holiday classics, the best Christmas soundtracks will get you in the holiday spirit all season long.
Lewis Merenstein, whose most famous credit was producing Van Morrison's 1968 classic Astral Weeks, died on 6 September in New York at the of 81.
While music journalism can be biased, disposable or sink to self-indulgent waffle, it’s served as a fertile breeding ground for incisive, informed writers.
Grammy-winning writer, ASCAP president, artist and actor Paul Williams has been talking about his days of composing classic hits for the Carpenters.
After playing with Manfred Mann, Alexis Korner and the Wes Minster Five, Zoot Money bought the members of the Big Roll Band to London in December 1963.