Music by Roger Nichols
Lyrics by Paul Williams
A song that remains a favorite, “Let Me Be The One” was ideal for Karen. I am particularly impressed with her intimate reading of the bridge and have little doubt the song would have been a hit if it had released as a single.


Almo Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Produced by Jack Daugherty
Arranged by Richard Carpenter
Lead Vocal: Karen Carpenter
Backing Vocals: Karen and Richard Carpenter
Keyboards: Richard Carpenter
Bass: Joe Osborn
Drums: Hal Blaine
Engineer: Ray Gerhardt
From the album Carpenters (1971)



Last Updated June 4, 2008
May 2004  © Richard Carpenter

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