He auditioned to be a Mouseketeer and a Monkees' member but neither happened for him, almost everything else did though! Singer, songwriter, actor, Grammy winner, Oscar winner and all-round personality Paul Williams gave us "Rainy Days and Mondays" (Paul Williams - Roger Nichols).

The Carpenters cover topped the adult contemporary chart and peaked at number two on the pop chart in 1971. This track is from siblings Karen and Richard's third album, "Carpenters".