Proceeds from the song will benefit the Roots of Music, an organization that empowers the youth of New Orleans.
Their sixth LP included such signature songs as 'Please Mr. Postman,' 'Only Yesterday' and 'Solitaire.'
The duo's place in the pop firmament was so assured that they could approach their fourth album as a broad-based concept record.
A small selection from the stunning archives of a truly great record label.
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.
Whether they supported each other or had epic falling outs, here are some of our favourite musical sibling groups that have forged music history together.
'I Just Fall In Love Again,' from the Carpenters' 'Passage' album, was also recorded by Dusty and then by the Canadian star.
A special playlist to celebrate the masterful song craft and recording brilliance of Richard and Karen Carpenter.
As the third single from 'Passage' was released, 18 February 1978 brought Richard and Karen's one appearance on the country chart.
Thirteen years after the Marvelettes' original, Richard and Karen Carpenter's cover of 'Please Mr. Postman' became their third US No. 1.
Nearly seven years after Karen Carpenter's death, the group's devotees were able to hear a whole disc of unreleased material, on the album 'Lovelines.'
Hailed as “a musical in its own right, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’ found Elton John at the peak of his powers, creating his most ambitious album to date.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.
Artists have always tried to go one better than Bing Crosby’s White Christmas, the song that arguably defines the holiday season like no other.