Their sixth LP included such signature songs as 'Please Mr. Postman,' 'Only Yesterday' and 'Solitaire.'
The sibling duo brilliantly combined the past and the present with their fifth album, ‘Now & Then.'
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
Their 1992 compilation is rising in sales yet again.
Whether they supported each other or had epic falling outs, here are some of our favourite sibling musical duos that have forged music history together.
As the third single from Passage was released, 18 February 1978 brought the Carpenters' one appearance on the country chart with 'Sweet, Sweet Smile.'
We will always have the Carpenters' records to keep their legacy alive and well, and at uDiscover, we’re celebrating it with this 20-song playlist.
'Please Mr Postman' by the Carpenters entered the Hot 100 on 23 November 1974. Nine weeks later, it followed the Marvelettes' original to No. 1.
Nearly seven years after Karen Carpenter's death, her brother Richard let devotees hear a whole disc of unreleased material on the album Lovelines.
uDiscover looks in detail at one of the most-covered numbers in the Leon Russell songbook, 'Superstar,' with memories from Leon himself.
A&M/UMe will celebrate one of the best-loved melodic pop acts with the 17 November 2017 release of the 12LP Carpenters Vinyl Collection box set.
Leon Russell's 60-year career included writing some of rock's great songs and working with countless other legendary names. He died on 13 November 2016.
Elton John's world was spinning fast in November 1973, when he scored his third US No. 1 album with Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.
On 23 October 1976, Robert Palmer entered the US chart with Some People Can Do What They Like, which would become his most successful LP to date there.
In October 1973, with some seven years of great Stax recordings already to his name, Johnnie Taylor made the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Cheaper To Keep Her.’