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THE CARPENTERS


THE CARPENTERS
 
Karen and Richard Carpenter, at the White House on August 1, 1972.


SUMMARY
 
Description: Vocal Duo, USA
Known For: Hits - "(They Long To Be) Close To You" - "We
 
Instruments: Drums, Keyboards
Music Styles: Rock , Easy listening
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.karencarpenter.com
 
Summary: Richard and Karen sent their demo tapes to many record labels until A&M Records' co-owner and trumpeter/vocalist Herb Alpert (who happened to be a friend of a friend of their mother's) became attracted to their distinct sound. Alpert was Richard's and Karen's lucky break, and his decision would change their lives.
 
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