Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973
Rock, Pop
Label: A&M Records ‎– SLAM-007
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Compilation, Gatefold
Country: Mexico
Date of released: 1974
Category: Rock, Pop
Style: Pop Rock, Easy Listening
Genre: Rock, Pop
Musician: Carpenters
Album's name: The Singles 1969-1973
ZIP archive size: 1725

Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 We've Only Just Begun
Written-By – Paul Williams , Roger Nichols
A2 Top Of The World
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
A3 Ticket To Ride
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
A4 Superstar
Written-By – Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
A5 Rainy Days And Mondays
Written-By – Paul Williams , Roger Nichols
A6 Goodbye To Love
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
B1 Yesterday Once More
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
B2 It's Going To Take Some Time
Written-By – Carole King, Toni Stern
B3 Sing
Chorus, Other [Special Thanks To] – The Jimmy Joyce Children's ChorusWritten-By – Joe Raposo
B4 For All We Know
Composed By – Fred KarlinWritten-By – Arthur James, Robb Wilson
B5 Hurting Each Other
Written-By – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
B6 (They Long To Be) Close To You
Written-By – Hal David-Burt Bacharach*

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.


  • Arranged By, Orchestrated By, Keyboards – Richard Carpenter
  • Art Direction – Roland Young
  • Bass – Joe Osborn
  • Drums – Hal Blaine, Karen Carpenter
  • Engineer – Ray Gerhardt
  • Flute, Tenor Saxophone [Tenor Sax] – Bob Messenger
  • Guitar – Tony Peluso
  • Harp – Gayle Levant
  • Liner Notes – Digby Diehl
  • Photography By – Neal Brisker*
  • Producer – Jack Daugherty (tracks: A1 to A6, B2, B4 to B6), Karen Carpenter (tracks: A2, B1, B3), Richard Carpenter (tracks: A2, B1, B3)
  • Steel Guitar – Buddy Emmons
  • Vocals [All Vocals] – Karen Carpenter, Richard Carpenter
  • Woodwind – Doug Strawn, Earl Dumler, Jim Horn


℗ 1974 A&M Records, Inc.

A = Side 1, B = Side 2

SP 3601 appears on spine and front of sleeve, SP-3601 on labels, SP3601 appears inside booklet.

Several label variations exist. This release features brown/tan logo with title printed on labels. Text placement variations exist with this same logo. Other releases include gold logo with title on labels, track layout variation without title on labels, RCA Music Service, Columbia House issues.

Track B4 from the motion picture "Lovers And Other Strangers" .

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side 1): SLAM-007-1 26-XII-74 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side 2): SLAM-007-2 26-XII-74 B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP 3601, SP-3601, SP3601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973 ‎(LP, Album, Comp, Gat) A&M Records, A&M Records, A&M Records SP 3601, SP-3601, SP3601 US 1973
A&M 393601-2 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973 ‎(CD, Comp, RM) A&M Records A&M 393601-2 Germany 1991
D 54.762, D-54762 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973 ‎(Cass, Comp) A&M Records, A&M Records D 54.762, D-54762 Spain Unknown
AMLH 63601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973 ‎(LP, Album, Comp, Gat) A&M Records AMLH 63601 Spain 1977
87 336 IT Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973 ‎(LP, Album, Comp, Gat) A&M Records 87 336 IT Benelux 1973

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