If you were on the planet in 1970, chances are good that you heard today’s featured song played often on the radio.

And, if you were asked the details of when you first heard Close to You, chances are good that you’d also recall the exact moment when.


Many of us incorrectly assumed Karen and Richard Carpenter were twins. Not only because they looked alike, but also from the sheer magic and oneness of their performances.

They captured hearts worldwide. And we’ll remember Karen forever.







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