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The Carpenters: Close To You (My Music)

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Airs Sunday, June 5th at 8p, Saturday, June 11th at 10:30p, Sunday, June 12th at 3:30a on WVIA-TV

This program presents the fascinating history of the top American music act of the 1970s - brother and sister duo Richard and Karen Carpenter - and the songs that made them famous: We've Only Just Begun, Rainy Days & Mondays, Top of The World, Superstar, For All We Know, Close To You and many others. It celebrates the timeless appeal of the Carpenters' unique sound, from Karen's hauntingly beautiful and expressive voice to Richard's diverse talents as arranger, pianist, composer and producer. Among the friends and associates who pay tribute to the extraordinary career of Richard and his late sister Karen are Herb Alpert, Burt Bacharach, Petula Clark, Les Paul, Paul Williams and members of the Carpenters' band. 
Songs Include: (They Long To Be) Close To You, We've Only Just Begun, For All We Know, Rainy Days & Mondays, Superstar, Hurting Each Other, Goodbye To Love, Yesterday Once More, Top of the World, Only Yesterday, Touch Me When We're Dancing, Ticket To Ride, and This Masquerade (Karen Carpenter with Ella Fitzgerald).

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