70's Music Revisited

Remembering the Music of the 1970's

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Category: Carpenters

Carpenters – For All We Know/Rainy Days and Mondays

June 13, 2009 | 1971, Carpenters, Female, Group, Top 40

The song For All We Know was written by Fred Karlin, Jimmy Griffin, Robb Royer and was featured in the film Lovers and Other Strangers. Karlan composed the music. Griffin and Royer supplied the the lyrics first using the names Arthur James and Robb Wilson. Robb Royer and Jimmy Griffin were both members of the […]

The Carpenters – Merry Christmas, Darling

December 6, 2008 | 1970, Carpenters, Christmas, Group

The brother and sister duo The Carpenters recorded this song in 1970 early in their career. When they release their Christmas Portrait album in 1978, they recorded a newer version of the song. The only difference between the versions is that in 1978. Karen Carpenter requested to rerecord the song since in 1970 she felt […]

Karen Carpenter – She’s A Drummer

September 28, 2008 | Carpenters, Commentary, Female

The decade of the seventies were full of songs featuring the voice of Karen Carpenter. While her brother Richard was playing the keyboards, Karen was a drummer. This clip features many performances of her playing the drums. And as you can see from the huge smiles on her face as she’s playing she looks as […]