The Carpenters

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Carpenters
Carpenters - Nixon - Office.png
Karen och Richard Carpenter vid ett besök i Vita huset 1972.
Bakgrund USA Los Angeles, Kalifornien, USA
Genre(r) Country, mjukrock, pop
År som aktiva 1969-1983
Skivbolag A&M
Webbplats Richard Carpenters officiella webbplats
Tidigare medlemmar
Richard Carpenter
Karen Carpenter

The Carpenters (officiellt Carpenters[1]) var en pop-duo från USA, verksam från 1969 till 1983. Duon bestod av syskonen Richard Carpenter och Karen Carpenter.

Det har uppskattats att Carpenters sålde omkring 100 miljoner skivor[2]. Några hits var "Yesterday Once More", "For All We Know", "Top of the World", "Please Mr. Postman" och "Jambalaya (on the bayou)".

Diskografi[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Studioalbum
Livealbum
Postuma album

Singlar (urval)

  • 1969 - Ticket To Ride / Your Wonderful Parade (#19 på Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks Charts (US AC))
  • 1970 - (They Long To Be) Close To You / I Kept On Loving You (#1 på Billboard Hot 100 (US), US AC #1)
  • 1970 - We've Only Just Begun / All Of My Life (US #2, US AC #1)
  • 1971 - Superstar / Bless the Beasts and the Children (US #2, US AC #1)
  • 1971 - For All We Know / Don't Be Afraid (US #3, US AC #1)
  • 1971 - Rainy Days And Mondays / Saturday (US #2, US AC #1)
  • 1972 - Hurting Each Other / Maybe It's You (US #2, US AC #1)
  • 1972 - It's Going To Take Some Time / Flat Baroque (US #12, US AC #2)
  • 1972 - Goodbye To Love / Crystal Lullaby (US #7, US AC #2)
  • 1973 - Sing / Druscilla Penny (US #3, US AC #1)
  • 1973 - Yesterday Once More / Road Ode (US #2, US AC #1)
  • 1973 - Top of the World / Heather (US #1, US AC #2)
  • 1974 - Jambalaya (On the Bayou) / Mr. Guder
  • 1974 - I Won't Last a Day Without You / One Love (US #11, US AC #1)
  • 1974 - Please Mr. Postman / This Masquerade (US #1, US AC #1)
  • 1975 - Only Yesterday / Happy (US #4, US AC #1)
  • 1975 - Solitaire / Love Me for What I Am (US #17, US AC #1)
  • 1976 - There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World) / (I'm Caught Between) Goodbye and I Love You (US #12, US AC #1)
  • 1976 - I Need to Be in Love / Sandy (US #25, US AC #1)
  • 1976 - Goofus / Boat to Sail (US AC #4)
  • 1976 - Breaking Up Is Hard to Do / I Have You
  • 1977 - All You Get from Love Is a Love Song / I Have You (US AC #4)
  • 1977 - Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft / Can't Smile Without You (US AC #18)
  • 1978 - Sweet, Sweet Smile / I Have You (US AC #7)
  • 1978 - I Believe You / B'wana, She No Home (US AC #9)
  • 1981 - Touch Me When We're Dancing / Because We Are in Love (The Wedding Song) (US #16, US AC #1)
  • 1981 - (Want You) Back in My Life Again / Somebody's Been Lyin' (US AC #14)
  • 1981 - Those Good Old Dreams / When It's Gone (It's Just Gone) (US AC #21)
  • 1982 - Beechwood 4-5789 / Two Sides (US AC #18)
  • 1983 - Make Believe It's Your First Time / Look to Your Dreams (US AC #7)
  • 1984 - Your Baby Doesn't Love You Anymore / Sailing on the Tide (US AC #12)

Referenser[redigera | redigera wikitext]

  1. ^ "Enter, Karen the singer" från biografin på Carpenters hemsida
  2. ^ Sålda skivor

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