Carpenters
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1968
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Carpenters

Biography

The Carpenters were an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. Producing a distinctively soft musical style, they became among the best-selling music artists of all time. During their 14-year career, the Carpenters recorded 11 ...

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Biography

The Carpenters were an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. Producing a distinctively soft musical style, they became among the best-selling music artists of all time. During their 14-year career, the Carpenters recorded 11 albums, 31 singles, five television specials, and a short-lived television series. Their career ended in 1983 by Karen's death from heart failure brought on by complications of anorexia. Extensive news coverage surrounding the circumstances of her death increased public awareness of eating disorders.

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Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft
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Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft
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Goodbye To Love
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Goodbye To Love
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Please Mr Postman
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Please Mr Postman
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We've Only Just Begun
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We've Only Just Begun
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(They Long To Be) Close To You
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(They Long To Be) Close To You
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Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem of World Contact Day)
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Sweet Sweet Smile
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Sweet Sweet Smile
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Home for the Holidays
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Home for the Holidays
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Merry Christmas Darling
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Merry Christmas Darling
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Carpenters Biography

The Carpenters were an American vocal and instrumental duo consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. Producing a distinctively soft musical style, they became among the best-selling music artists of all time. During their 14-year career, the Carpenters recorded 11 albums, 31 singles, five television specials, and a short-lived television series. Their career ended in 1983 by Karen's death from heart failure brought on by complications of anorexia. Extensive news coverage surrounding the circumstances of her death increased public awareness of eating disorders.

The duo's brand of melodic pop produced a record-breaking run of hit recordings on the American Top 40 and Adult Contemporary charts, and they became leading sellers in the soft rock, easy listening and adult contemporary genres. The Carpenters had three No. 1 singles and five No. 2 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 and fifteen No. 1 hits on the Adult Contemporary chart. In addition, they had twelve top 10 singles. To date, the Carpenters' album and single sales total more than 100 million units.

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