Karen Carpenter - (94/100) Born March 2nd, 1950 (died February 4th, 1983) Key Tracks "Close to You," "Goodbye to Love," "We've Only Just Begun" Influenced Sheryl Crow, Kim Gordon Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/100-greatest-singers-of-all-time-19691231/karen-carpenter-20101202#ixzz2W32AbmKO Follow us: @Rolling Stone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook
Karen Carpenter, 1950-1983 She had the best voice. I still sing along to her music. A Mid West girl who made it big and was pressured to lose weight. (She must have been a size 6 at the most.) You're missed Karen!