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The Carpenters: Horizon

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, July 1975

IT'S CERTAINLY LESS than revolutionary to admit you like the Carpenters these days (in ‘rock’ circles, if you recall, it formerly bordered on heresy). Everybody ...

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Right Song Saved The Carpenters

Interview by Ann Moses, New Musical Express, October 1970

TODAY THE Carpenters are soaring from requests to make in-person concerts and television appearances, and record fans are buying their discs like crazy! ...

The Carpenters: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California

Live Review by Richard Cromelin, Phonograph Record, March 1973

IT'S 1973 ALREADY, and still we're trying to figure out who the Big Star of this young decade will be. Many opt for David Bowie, ...

The Carpenters: Now And Then

Review by Gene Sculatti, Phonograph Record, July 1973

YOU CAN'T DEPEND on anybody these days. Once you make your mind up about some group or other, they change their act or audience response ...

The Carpenters: Summer Sweethearts

Overview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, September 1973

If it's muzak you're looking for, look no further... ...

The Carpenters: It's Plane Sailing!

Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1973

HEAD DOWN THE Santa Ana freeway, turn off on San Gabriel, make a couple of rights and you're in Downey, a right-wing, unpretentious suberb of ...

Carpenters: Now And Then

Review by Lester Bangs, Let It Rock, November 1973

WHAT ARE WE gonna do with these two? Look, ain't saying I don't love 'em – they've always been one of my favourite swoontracks, especially ...

The Carpenters

Report and Interview by Andrew Tyler, New Musical Express, February 1974

PEOPLE ARE always saying that the real modern age miracle is how you can fly London to Furt-frank and stand a penny on a table, ...

The Carpenters: Up From Downey

Profile and Interview by Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, July 1974

KAREN CARPENTER, the solo singing half of a brother and sister musical duo that has sold over 25 million records world-wide, has classic "good looks" ...

Neil Sedaka: Second Stairway To Heaven

Report and Interview by Tom Nolan, Rolling Stone, December 1975

AWAY FROM the Vegas casino clatter, inside the Riviera Hotel's now empty Versailles Room, onstage, seated at a piano is a petite, energetic man who ...

Interview with Richard Carpenter

Interview by Chris Ingham, MOJO, April 1996

For the grisly details of pill addiction, anorexia nervosa and blue velvet jackets, try Ray Coleman's book. Today, Richard Carpenter talks to Chris Ingham about ...

Karen Carpenter

Retrospective by Stephen Dalton, Uncut, August 2000

KAREN CARPENTER possesses such iconic value now — feminist totem, camp death-cult, Prozac Nation suffragette — it is increasingly difficult to assess her unique musical ...

The Carpenters' 'Superstar'

Retrospective by Johnny Black, Blender, September 2002

PERFORMERS: Karen Carpenter, lead vocals; Richard Carpenter, piano, vocals; Hal Blaine, drums; Joe Osborne, bass; Jim Horn, wind instruments; Bob Messenger, bass and wind; Doug ...

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