Despite the departure of Dave Mason, Traffic were a band again, returning 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 firmament of pop music was so assured that they were able to approach their fourth album as a broad-based concept record.
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.