Yesterday Once More

Yesterday Once More

The Carpenters Reader

Book - 2012
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Independent Publishing Group

With a string of number-one hits showcasing Karen Carpenter's warm and distinctive vocals and Richard Carpenter's sophisticated compositions and arrangements, the Carpenters were responsible for some of the most popular music of the 1970s, and this compendium collects more than 50 articles, interviews, essays, reviews, and reassessments that chronicle the lives and career of this brother-sister musical team. Writings from pop journalists and historians such as Daniel J. Levitin, John Tobler, Digby Diehl, Ray Coleman, Robert Hilburn, and Lester Bangs provide insight into the music and personalities of the duo who produced such timeless pop music. From serious musical analyses of the Carpenters’ arrangements to lighter pieces in which Karen and Richard discuss dating, cars, and high school, this new edition has been revised and expanded to include nearly a dozen additional pieces, some of which have never been published.

Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2012
Edition: Rev. and expanded ed
ISBN: 9781613744147
1613744145
Characteristics: xix, 362 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Schmidt, Randy (Randy L.)

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