July 25, 1970 The Carpenters Soared to No.1

Jul 25, 2013

By AM740 Staff

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On July 25th, 1970 The Carpenters were at No.1 on the US singles chart where they would remain for 4 consecutive weeks with their single (They Long To Be) Close To You. This single would be their first of three to reach No.1 in the US.

This song was initially written in 1963 by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and was first offered as song to Herb Alpert.

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