Close To You
Learn how to play Close To You by The Carpenters on the piano! Follow along with your teacher in the best tutorial online.
This song, written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, had been recorded numerous times, including versions by Richard Chamberlain, Dionne Warwick, and Dusty Springfield, by the time The Carpenters recorded it for their 1970 album. Their version, which featured members of the famous L.A. session band The Wrecking Crew, would be the first version to become a hit.
Richard Carpenter played piano, Wurlitzer, and harpsichord tracks.