Please Mr. Postman The Carpenters

Please Mr. Postman The Carpenters (1975)
 Carpenters or The Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. The Carpenters were the #1 selling American music act of the 1970s Carpenters’ melodic pop produced a record-breaking run of hit recordings on the American Top 40 and Adult Contemporary charts, and they became leading sellers in the soft rock, easy listening and adult contemporary genres. During their 14-year career, the Carpenters recorded 11 albums,  Their recording career ended with Karen’s death in 1983 from cardiac arrest due to complications of anorexia nervosa. The Carpenter siblings were both born on Hall Street in New Haven, Connecticut to parents Harold and Agnes. Richard Lynn was born on October 15, 1946, and Karen Anne followed on March 2, 1950. In June 1963, the Carpenter family moved to the Los Angeles suburb of Downey, California State. 
 In the fall of 1964, Richard enrolled at Long Beach State(now known as California State University, Long Beach) That same fall, Karen enrolled at Downey High School, where she found a knack for playing the drums. When Karen joined the marching band, teacher  assigned Karen a german Glockenspiel(Metallophone for march, little unvivra Vibraphone) which she hate. Karen finally got a Ludwig drum kit from her parents in late 1964, she was able to play it form her brothers talking.
John Bettis (born 24 October 1946) is an American lyricist who has co-written many famous popular songs and joined and submited to Carpenters too.

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