Who wrote the Carpenters song Close to You?

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Who wrote the Carpenters song Close to You?

Hal David(They Long to Be) Close to You / LyricistHarold Lane David was an American lyricist. He grew up in New York City. He was best known for his collaborations with composer Burt Bacharach and his association with Dionne Warwick. Wikipedia

Did Herb Alpert discover the Carpenters?

Herb Alpert is a musician and music industry executive. Being the “A” in A&M Records, he and Jerry Moss (the “M”) founded the record company in 1962. He discovered the Carpenters in the late 1960s, being attracted to the group’s distinct sound and Karen’s singing voice.

Did Herb Alpert play on Close to You?

The recording of “Close to You” is part of A&M legend, with stories of staffers breaking company policy and ruining takes by slipping into studio C to hear what all the fuss was all about. Alpert was so thrilled with the end result that he played the recording over the phone to Bacharach, who was stunned and delighted.

Who wrote hurting each other by the Carpenters?

Gary GeldPeter Udell
Hurting Each Other/Composers

What movie is the song Close to You by the Carpenters in?

We’ve Only Just BegunMr. GuderI Kept on Loving YouReason to BelieveHelp(They Long to Be) Close to You
Close to You/Songs

Who played the trumpet solo on close to you?

Ernie from KranjBy the way, Herb Alpert contributed the trumpet solo to the track. Don from San Antonio, TxThe Circle Jerks used “Fairy Dust” when they covered this for the brilliant track “Golden Shower of Hits (Jerks on 45)”.

When was hurting each other by the Carpenters released?

1972Hurting Each Other / Released

Who sang hurting each other?

CarpentersHurting Each Other / Artist

Where does Richard Carpenter live?

Thousand OaksDowney
Richard Carpenter/Places lived
In 1968, Karen and I began working as a duo, calling ourselves Carpenters. To me, it was cooler without a “the.” Today, my wife, Mary, and I live in Thousand Oaks, Calif. We have a sprawling one-story California ranch house.

Why do birds suddenly appear composer?

Hal DavidBurt Bacharach
(They Long to Be) Close to You/Composers

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