In 1976, Palmer's third album 'Some People Can Do What They Like' became his most successful to date.
In October 1973, with some seven years of great Stax recordings already to his name, Taylor charted with another, ‘Cheaper To Keep Her.’
On 10 October 1970, The Carpenters made their British breakthrough, with the Burt Bacharach and Hal David composition '(They Long To Be) Close To You.'
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.
Just how did Karen and Richard Carpenter get involved with the ‘International Flying Saucer Bureau’?
The duo's version of 'Only You Know And I Know' outdid the one by its writer, Dave Mason.
The peerless guitarist passed away on 18 September 1970, but his legacy is felt to this day.
Bonnie Bramlett and Leon Russell’s evocative 1969 composition had history even before the Carpenters recorded their version.
Despite the departure of Dave Mason, Traffic were a band again, returning in 1970 with an acclaimed fourth LP.
Written by Neil Sedaka and Phil Cody, ‘Solitaire’ is one of those much-covered songs, but the Carpenters' version for their album Horizon might be the best.
Their sixth LP included such signature songs as 'Please Mr. Postman,' 'Only Yesterday' and 'Solitaire.'
In July 1970, the seven-year-old Burt Bacharach & Hal David song 'Close To You' gave the siblings their first US No. 1.
The duo's place in the pop firmament was so assured that they could approach their fourth album as a broad-based concept record.
Following the phenomenal success their album Close to You, Richard and Karen Carpenter notched another No.2 album with their self-titled album Carpenters.
The sibling duo brilliantly combined the past and the present with their fifth album, ‘Now & Then.'