KARINA - OH, CAROL reloaded

Karina, born María Isabel Bárbara Llaudés Santiago, is a Spanish singer who had her biggest success in the late 60s until the mid-70s. She was born in Jaén, Andalusia, on December 4, 1943. After having worked on television for some years, she recorded her first album in 1964, which was specially successful in Venezuela. She became known to the Spanish audience in 1965 with a hit version of France Gall's Poupée de cire, poupée de son.In 1966 she was awarded the Best Yé-yé Singer Prize. In 1971 se took part in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song En un mundo nuevo, where she achieved the second place, only losing to Monaco's contestant Séverine (singer) with her song Un ban, un arbre, une rue. At the end of the yé-yé years she moved to Mexico where she became moderately successful singing rancheras. She has been married four times and has two daughters. In recent years, she was diagnosed with cancer but has since made a full recovery. She charted a lot of songs, which will be uploaded here in the future. But today, she is here forher performing of 1959 Neil Sedaka hit Oh, Carol.

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