Written by megarock on March 2, 2018
2nd March 1950, Born on this day, Karen Carpenter, vocals, drums, The Carpenters. (1973 UK No.2 single ‘Yesterday Once More’ plus 3 US No.1’s including 1975 US No.1 single ‘Please Mr Postman’. 1974 UK & US No.1 album ‘The Singles 1969-1973 spent 125 weeks on the UK chart). She died on February 4th 1983 of anorexia nervosa. Do you have a favourite Carpenters song? More here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/the_carpenters
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.
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