Close To You

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Karen Carpenter
March 2 1950 - February 4 1983

In 1970, "(They Long To Be) Close To You" was released by the Carpenters on their album Close to You (1970), and became their breakthrough hit. The song stayed at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks.

"(They Long to Be) Close to You" earned the Carpenters a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus in 1971. It became the first of three Grammy Awards they would win during their careers. The song was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on August 12, 1970. Reaching number six in the UK Singles Chart in 1970, in a UK television special on ITV in 2016 it was voted fourth in The Nation's Favourite Carpenters Song.
~Source: Wikipedia

Karen Carpenter
March 2 1950 - February 4 1983
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Close To You
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