We Remember Karen Carpenter

February 4, 1983 - Karen Carpenter, American singer, one half of The Carpenters, died at 32 in California from a heart failure caused by an eating disorder. She is remembered.Carpenters' 'Horizon' is their sixth album produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter and released on June 6, 1975 by A&M >> The Carpenters' 'Now & Then' is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a…

As we wish today a happy birthday to Richard Carpenter, the time is perfect for a ‘Carpenters At their Bests’ post

As we wish, today, American musician and singer Richard Carpenter a Happy 76th Birthday, the time has come to playlist the 'BESTS' of his band : The Carpenters Video Tracklist : 1 . Close To You 2 . We've Only Just Begun 3 . The Rainy Days And Mondays 4 . Yesterday Once More 5 . Superstar 6 . Only Yesterday 7 . The Top Of The World 8 . I Need To Be In Love 9 . Hurting Each Other 10 . Jambalaya 11…

A&M publish The Carpenters’ second album : ‘Close To You’ featuring ‘We’ve Only Just Begun’ (1970)

The Carpenters' 'Close to You' is their second studio album featuring '(They Long to Be) Close to You' and 'We've Only Just Begun,' produced by Jack Daugherty and released on August 19, 1970 by A&M1 . We've Only Just Begun 2 . Love Is Surrender 3 . Reason To Believe 4 . Help! 5 . Help (Budokan,Japan, 1974) 6 . They Long To Be (Close To You) (1970) 7 . (They Long To Be) Close To You (Toppop) 8…

A&M publish Carpenters’ sixth album : ‘Horizon’ featuring ‘Solitaire’ (1975)

Carpenters' 'Horizon' is their sixth album produced by Richard & Karen Carpenter and released on June 6, 1975 by A&M1 . Only Yesterday 2 . Please Mr Postman 3 . Please Mr Postman 4 . In Concert at the New London Theatre (1976) Track Listing : 1.Aurora (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) - 01:32 . 2.Only Yesterday (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) - 04:11 . 3.Desperado (Don Henley, Glenn…

A&M publish ‘Carpenters,’ their eponymous third album featuring ‘Superstar’ (1971)

'Carpenters' feat. 'Superstar' is their eponymous third studio album released on May 14, 1971 by A&M.Track Listing : 1.Rainy Days And Mondays (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 03:40 . 2.Saturday (John Bettis, Richard Carpenter) - 01:20 . 3.Let Me Be The One (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) - 02:25 . 4.(A Place To) Hideaway (Randy Sparks) - 03:40 . 5.For All We Know (Fred Karlin, Arthur James,…

A&M release The Carpenters’ fifth album : ‘Now & Then’ (1973)

The Carpenters' 'Now & Then' is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a drummer on almost all tracks and released on May 1, 1973 by A&MTrack Listing : 1.Sing (Joe Raposo) - 03:20 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) - 04:50 . 3.Heather (Johnny Pearson) - 02:47 . 4.Jambalaya / Dead Man'S Curve / Johnny Angel / The Night Has A Thousand Eyes / Our Day Will Come / One Fine Day ( .…

This week In Singing Ladies 42/52

Amy Winehouse, Andra Day, Anita Baker, Diana Krall, Alanis Morissette, Jessie J, Esperanza Spalding, Sarah McLachlan, Karen Carpenter, Julie London, Lady Gaga, Lisa Fischer

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This week In Singing Ladies 18/52

Rita Coolidge, Adele, Esperanza Spalding, Basia, Joni Mitchell, Karen Carpenter, Judy Collins, Joan Armatrading, Thelma Houston, k.d. lang, Christina Aguilera, Chaka Khan

Singing With Ella Fitzgerald

Mel Torme, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Flip Wilson, Danny Kaye, Buddy Greco, Karen Carpenter, Ginger Rogers, Nancy Dussault, Tom Jones, Nat King Cole, Andy Williams, Sammy Davis Jr., Treorchy Male Choir

This week In Singing Ladies 51/52

Kylie Minogue, Judy Garland, Karen Carpenter, Linda Ronstadt, Samantha Fish, Christina Aguilera, Cesaria Evora, Billie Eilish, Rosalía, Gianna Nannini, Heather Nova, Tarja Turunen, Maria Callas

This week In Singing Ladies 05/52

Sharleen Spiteri, Karen Carpenter, Melody Gardot, Diana Krall, Julia Holter, Caro Emerald, Miley Cyrus . Melanie Safka, Brandi Carlile, Norah Jones, Agnes Obel, Lisa Stansfield, Madeleine Peyroux They are the 12 Singing Ladies selected among the 323 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Sharleen Spiteri . Say What You Want (w/ Texas)…

Columbia publish Earth, Wind & Fire’s tenth album : ‘Faces’ (1980)

Earth, Wind & Fire's 'Faces' is their tenth studio album released as a double-LP on October 14, 1980 by Arc/Columbia Records. 1 . Let Me Talk (Official Video) 2 . Pride & Mighty Mighty 3 . Keep Your Head To The Sky ("Live By Request") Track Listing : 1.Let Me Talk (Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Ralph Johnson, Al Mckay, Maurice White, Verdine White) - 04:09 . 2.Turn It Into Something Good…