Oh yes! I like the carpenters too. Not much, but I do like quite a few songs. For males, I like Glen Campbell and Neil Diamond. I like Enya as well and Celine Dion and Delta Goodrem for 'today' singers
I also remembered that Patsy Riggir and Patsy Cline are other two favorites and the Chordettes
Doris❤ Julie Andrews Ella Fitzgerald Billie Holiday Diana Krall Astrud Gilberto Karen Carpenter Urszula Dudziak Małgorzata Walewska Dalida Rosemary Clooney Mireille Mathieu Enya Shirley Bassey Brenda Lee Dionne Warwick Edith Piaf The Andrew Sisters Gloria Lasso Kate Bush Janis Joplin Sade Annie Lennox Barbra Streisand Beth Gibbon Róisín Murphy Cher Cilla Black Petula Clark
Male: Frank Sinatra Vic Damone Dean Martin Neil Diamond Pery Como Simply Red Jamiroquai Elvis Presley Barry White The Beatles U2 Bono David Bowie Luciano Pavarotti Placido Domingo Charles Aznavour Tony Bennett Nat King Cole Michael Buble Ray Charles Harry Belafonte Tom Jones Julio Iglesias Sting Stevie Wonder Seal James Brown
"As long as I've got someone to embrace, As far as I'm concerned the world is such a lovely place!"...
Wow. Of all the singers mentioned above, only a small handful would not fall into my favorites column. I'm surprised no one mentioned Bing Crosby. I must be the old fuddy duddy to place Bing Crosby into one of my all time favorites.
May I deviate for a moment and suggest a peek at a current female Japanese pop singer that I find very delightful and charming. In fact I bought her tour DVD at no small expense and placed one of the numbers on YT. In this clip she sings in English in a duet with her lead guitarist. This song remained on the Japanese MTV top 10 for nearly 2 months. Her name is Kuraki Mai and her nick is Mai-K. She has been one of the top Jpop idols for a number of years now:
(Ralph, if you highlight the YouTube link and click the youtube button - top left on text box when posting - it will play it here. Click Preview to check it. - Bryan)