Two exciting new Carpenters releases are now available. The new book Carpenters: The Musical Legacy can be ordered here. A big thanks to the authors and Richard Carpenter for their tremendous effort in compiling this book! Also, the new solo piano album Richard Carpenter's Piano Songbook is available for ordering here.
I used to work across the hall from someone who worked in Amy Grant's office for a long time and was well connected to the music industry. The two of us had a mutual love for the Carpenters, and she told me Amy was influenced by Karen Carpenter's voice and enjoyed her Christmas music especially.
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