Jul 25, 2013
By AM740 Staff
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.