Whoa. Did you read her response: "As a singer, I feel like the drums are my security blanket. They help me sing, in a way; I feel as though I can be comfortable, even vulnerable – I've got this shield. It's important to me to have both things going on at the same time, the singing and drumming, but it's hard..."?Karen gets a nod today in this news article:
Still gut wrenching toward the end, after all these years.Interesting blog with Carpenters tribute near half-page mark:
Just listening back to this now, I was going to skip to the Carpenters segment but it's great from the very beginning, they play the best choice of music (George Benson, Carpenters, Chris de Burgh, Michael Jackson...really great songs!). I'm listening to the entire show instead and will be tuning in regularly from now on! Great stuff, thanks for posting.Interesting blog with Carpenters tribute near half-page mark:
Wow. Herb Alpert originally said "Oh, do you sing too?" to Karen. Boy he must have been bowled over the first time he heard her sing.
Just watched them, thanks. Regardless of how you feel about the process of psychotherapy, I always find myself thinking what if they had had the antidepressant and anxiety meds back in the 1970's that we have available today. That whole family could have turned around. But it's just another 'what if'. So sad.Perhaps this is familiar to many here, but Ned Nickerson has just posted (2 April 2014)
two youtube videos of a program entitled "One on One", hosted by John Tesh, interviewing Richard Carpenter.
Fascinating viewing, and new to me, as maybe to some others.