Singer, songwriter Eric Carmen, who had numerous pop hits in the 70s and 80s and was also a member of the band The Raspberries, has died. He was 74.

Eric Carmen’s wife, Amy, on his official website:

It is with tremendous sadness that we share the heartbreaking news of the passing of Eric Carmen. Our sweet, loving and talented Eric passed away in his sleep, over the weekend. It brought him great joy to know, that for decades, his music touched so many and will be his lasting legacy. Please respect the family’s privacy as we mourn our enormous loss. ‘Love Is All That Matters…Faithful and Forever.’

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