These were the appurtenances of a time when she was pop music's own cuddly toy: as one-half of the Carpenters, she was queen of the lovelorn, an Edith Piaf in Tricia Nixon's clothes, and for a few years in the early 70's practically the most popular singer in the world. But now it was the 80's, and the Carpenters -- Karen and her older brother, Richard -- and their toothsome ditties had become fodder for David Letterman jokes. A trade-paper review of their last single even absent-mindedly referred to them as ''Richard and Linda. She was talked into abandoning the album on the eve of its release, the first blow in a three-year series of career and personal disappointments: a bad marriage, dwindling record sales, a protracted battle with anorexia nervosa. As Karen played the tape for friends during the early weeks of , though, they sensed that she had finally passed the point equidistant between the last happy time in her life and the next. On Feb. Ramone replied: ''You're a grown woman. Say whatever you want. She died 36 hours later.
Singer Karen Carpenter started performing with her brother Richard as a teenager. The pair later became world famous as Carpenters, one of the s biggest soft rock acts. The Carpenter family moved to Downey, California, in , and it was there that Karen began to explore an interest in music. She took up an instrument in high school as a way of dodging gym class. Carpenter later switched to another form of percussion, playing the drums in a trio with her brother. They went on to win a battle of the bands at the Hollywood Bowl in Karen and her brother put on their first album, Offering later renamed Ticket to Ride , in
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By Hannah Parry For Dailymail. He wrote that Simon confronted the singer 'in a voice that combined derision, snobbishness, concern, and alarm. This stuff is awful! Berger agreed the disco tracks were terrible but said that Simon's 'insensitivity was stunning. In his new book, Never Say No to a Rock Star, Berger refers to one incident where he claims Simon cruelly criticized a seriously ill Karen Carpenter's work pictured right, in They split in after becoming embroiled in a bitter argument following the release of their seminal album Bridge Over Troubled Water. Describing the other half of his legendary musical duo, the year-old has said his kindness towards Simon 'created a monster'. I would say so, yes. He said that he took pity on his friend for being teased for his height and started being kind towards him as 'compensation'. The duo became one of the defining sounds of the decade before falling out, and remain estranged.
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