Carpenters - The Singles 1969-1973
Rock, Pop
Label: A&M Records ‎– SP 3601
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Compilation, Club Edition, Gatefold
Country: US
Date of released: 09 Nov 1973
Category: Rock, Pop
Style: Pop Rock, Easy Listening
Genre: Rock, Pop
Musician: Carpenters
Album's name: The Singles 1969-1973
ZIP archive size: 1656

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.
  • Manufactured By – Longines Symphonette Society


  • 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


Printed in U.S.A.
℗ 1972 A&M Records, Inc.
℗ 1973 A&M Records, Inc.

A = Side 1, B = Side 2

Cat #s:
SP 3601 on spine
SWAO-95212 on labels

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

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Label Catalog Number): SWAO-95212

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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