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The Night Belongs to Karen Carpenter [Video]

Karen Carpenter would be 62 today. Sorry, I know that's a depressing note to start tonight's open thread on - but this Carpenters' performance of "We've Only Just Begun" sends chills down my spine. Plus, we've only just begun...the weekend! Have a great night. More »
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Justin Sayre: Karen Carpenter in the Age of Irony

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (last year)

Karen Carpenter died 30 years ago last month, and yet there is a whole host of young people who adore her music and still fall in love with that voice. She speaks to them in a way that so much of the world around them doesn't: She i... Read Post

Donnie Demers: How The Carpenters Fan Club Changed My Life

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (last year)

The real prize was the one that was neatly folded and tucked inside the envelope; a hand-written welcome note from someone who would end up leaving an indelible mark on my life forever, perhaps even more so than Karen Carpenter. Read Post

HecklerPlay: In Praise Of The Carpenters

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Hecklerspray (3 years ago)

On this day in 1983, music lost one of its most brilliant and unique voices in Karen Carpenter of The Carpenters.  Aged 32, Karen passed away of a cardiac arrest after a long struggle with anorexia nervosa, ensuring that her already... Read Post


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