February 4, 2013
30th anniversary of the death of Karen Carpenter


been 30 long years since  the golden voice left our world, but love for the Carpenters remains alive in our hearts. KarenCarpenter.com was founded to honour, love and celebrate the musical legacy of Karen and Richard Carpenter.

If you would like to share your memories, thoughts or sentiments, feel free to join our friendly Carpenters fan forum here: KCF. New members are always welcome.

Please take the time to look around, and join us. For all questions, comments, and to help support this site, please see About Us.

2010: R.I.P. Tony Peluso
Carpenters lead guitarist and DJ.
A Song Across the Barriers of Time

Leave Yesterday Behind

  A golden voice, a beautiful vision in a dream, and a love that transcends time. A hauntingly beautiful and fictionalized love story about Karen Carpenter.

LYB Official Website

order at amazon.com

New Biography

Little Girl Blue:
The life of Karen Carpenter

Purchase Randy Schmidt's fascinaing and revealing new biography, released July 2010.

turn 40!
Celebrated by the release of


April 22, 2009 marked 40 years since Richard and Karen signed with A&M Records. Check out the latest official Carpenters compilation album- 40 songs for 40 years.


Tour Books
Now online!

Karen's Wedding
Coming soon!

Coming soon!



- 1971 -
Best New Artist.
Best Contemporary Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus

- 1972 -
Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group.

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This page last updated October 18, 2010.