The duo's place in the pop firmament was so assured that they could approach their fourth album as a broad-based concept record.
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.'
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.
The duo’s self-titled third album is a superb piece of work, with hand-picked covers and equally striking originals.
The newly solo Supreme charts with the album of her first TV special.
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.
In celebration of the much revered Grammy Award winner and member of the Roll and Roll Hall of Fame.
'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, February 18, 1978 brought Richard and Karen's one appearance on the country chart.
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.'
Now deleted, 'Live At The Palladium' was only released in the UK and Japan and is now something of a collectors' item for fans of Karen and Richard.
News of Stephens' death was acknowledged by Tim Rice and Andrew Loog Oldham, among many others.
A look at one of his most-recorded numbers, with the help of the late, great Leon himself.