"The best female voice in the world: melodic, tuneful and distinctive." - Paul McCartney
"One of the greatest voices of our lifetime." - Elton John
In 1975, she was voted the best rock drummer by Playboy readers, beating Led Zeppelin's John Bonham.
It can only be Karen Carpenter.
Life changes quickly for a songwriter when an angel sings your songs. I'm grateful past language that Karen Carpenter gave life to several of mine. As kind as she was gifted, this is my favorite photo of Karen. Love that devilish twinkle in those angel eyes. The best!❤️
After making inventive biopics about Karen Carpenter, the glam rock scene and Bob Dylan, 'The Velvet Underground' is Todd Hayne's first music documentary – but it's no more conventional than his other work.
Wait a second. Are people actually debating whether Madonna is better than Karen Carpenter? There’s no contest here, no debate necessary. Karen Carpenter, all day, every day. She’s one of the best voices in modern music, and a kick ass drummer to boot.
Trending: Karen Carpenter. Why? I have no idea
A talented (female!!) drummer w/ a three-octave contralto vocal range. Absolutely incredible voice.
My favorite song? "Bless the Beast and the Children"
I was devastated when she died.
She died of complications of anorexia