The Carpenters

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Carpenters
Carpenters - Nixon - Office.png
Karen och Richard Carpenter vid ett besök i Vita huset 1972.
BakgrundUSA Los Angeles, Kalifornien, USA
GenrerCountry, mjukrock, pop
År som aktiva1969-1983
SkivbolagA&M
WebbplatsRichard 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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