The Definitive Story Of The Carpenters
Richard Carpenter tells the incredible story of one of the most successful recording acts of all time. From obscurity to superstardom in the 1970's, Richard and Karen's rise to the top is charted through all their classic hits.
The Carpenters Greatest Hits
Enjoy the unforgettable hits which brought the Carpenters enduring worldwide popularity - (They Long To Be) Close To You, We've Only Just Begun, For All We Know, Rainy Days And 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, Bless The Beasts & Children and Merry Christmas Darling. Plus Karen and Ella Fitzgerald singing This Masquerade and a long-lost excerpt of Dancing In The Street from the Carpenters' first national television appearance.
A Tribute To Richard and Karen Carpenter
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. This expanded collector's edition of Close To You: Remembering The Carpenters contains previously unavailable bonus footage - including the songs (A Place To) Hideaway and Ave Maria, interview segments and other extras exclusive to home release.
Rare Footage of The Carpenters
Among the videos, live performances, studio and television footage is rare archive material that has never been seen before, including a long lost excerpt of their first ever television performance.
FEATURES and BENEFITS:
- Includes Rare Performances
- Rare Archival Footage Direct From Richard's Vaults
- Photo Gallery
- Previously Unreleased TV and Radio Jingles
- The Carpenters at the White House
- 100 Minutes
Whenever I hear one of their songs it just gets me to want to listen to more of their music.
Karen and Richard Carpenter were The Carpenters and they had so many hits throughout the 70's.
This DVD is the definitive story of their life, music and role in music history.
Filled with so many performances you will be transported back to, what I call, the greatest decade of music... The 70's!
You'll see rare footage direct from Richard's own vault. From live performances, studio and television footage it is material that has never been seen before, including a long lost excerpt of their first ever television performance.
This version is the expanded Collector's Edition that contains previously unavailable bonus footage - including the songs (A Place To) Hideaway and Ave Maria, interview segments and other extras exclusive to home release.