We've Only Just Begun

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"We've Only Just Begun" is a pop ballad by The Carpenters. The song is often used for a wedding song. It was first played in a wedding-themed commercial in the winter of 1970. It was released in September 1970. It had Karen Carpenter's lead vocals and overdubbed harmonies by her and Richard Carpenter. "We've Only Just Begun" peaked at #1 on the Cash Box singles chart.[1] It also hit #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song helped the Carpenters win two Grammy Awards including Best New Artist.[2] They also won a Grammy for Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.[3]

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  1. Randy Price. "The Legendary Cash Box Magazine Charts". Cashbox. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
  2. "Carpenters Biography". Billboard. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
  3. Stephen Thomas Erlewine. "Carpenters Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved February 6, 2017.