Christmas Songs: Merry Christmas Darling

Merry Christmas Darling was made popular by The Carpenters. They originally recorded the song and re-released it again in 1974 and 1977. The song is on their 1978 album Christmas Portrait. The song was written in 1944 by Frank Pooler. He was eighteen at the time and wrote it about his current love interest. Twenty Read More

We’ve Only Just Begun by The Carpenters

We’ve Only Just Begun  is a popular love song made popular by The Carpenters.  However, it had beginnings as a bank commercial. The song was written by Roger Nichols and Paul Williams. The song was recorded by a friend of Nichols and made it’s debut as a wedding themed commercial for Crocker National Bank in Read More

The Carpenter’s Left a Lasting Impression

During the 1970s the Carpenter’s were very popular. Even today their hits can still be heard in commercials and movies. The Carpenter’s were a brother and sister group. Richard was born on October 15, 1946, and Karen was born on March 2, 1950. They were born in Connecticut and later moved to California. In his Read More