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July 25th (1970) The Carpenters, Close To You. The Carpenters started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with '(They Long To Be) Close To You'. The first of three US No.1's and 17 other Top 40 hits. The song was written in 1963 by Hal David and Burt Bacharach and was first offered to Herb Alpert, who said he didn't feel comfortable singing the line 'so they sprinkled moon dust in your hair'. http://www.thisdayinmusic.com

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"Close to you", Karen Carpenter--I use to sing this to my daughter and substitue "boys" for "girls" in the lyrics... love this song.

Montage of images along with the classic song "Yesterday Once More" from The Carpenters R.I.P Karen Carpenter Lyrics: When I was young I'd listen to the radio Waitin' for my favorite songs Waiting they played I'd sing along It made me smile Those were such happy times And not so long ago How I wondered where they'd gone But they're back agai...

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((Sabrina Carpenter)) hi! I'm Sabrina you can call me Sabby! I'm 15 years old. I'm in my second year of school. I love choir class and art!!

“I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world and fool enough to think that's what I'll find.” ― Karen Carpenter, The Carpenters - I Need To Be In Love Lyrics

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