Carpenters ‎– Carpenters Gold

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A&M Records ‎– B0001777-02
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2 × CD, Compilation, Remastered
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1-1 Superstar
Lyrics By – Bonnie BramlettMusic By – Leon Russell
3:46
1-2 Rainy Days And Mondays
Harmonica – Tommy MorganLyrics By – Paul Williams (2)Music By – Roger Nichols (2)Saxophone – Bob Messenger
3:35
1-3 Top Of The World
Lyrics By – John BettisMusic By – Richard CarpenterPedal Steel Guitar – Buddy Emmons
3:02
1-4 Maybe It's You
Lyrics By – John BettisMusic By – Richard Carpenter
3:03
1-5 Let Me Be The One
Lyrics By – Paul Williams (2)Music By – Roger Nichols (2)
2:25
1-6 Reason To Believe
Written-By – Tim Hardin
3:04
1-7 Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
Pedal Steel Guitar – Buddy EmmonsWritten-By – Hank Williams
3:38
1-8 Leave Yesterday Behind
Engineer [Mix] – John HendricksonHarmonica – Tommy MorganMixed By – John Hendrickson, Richard CarpenterWritten-By – Fred Karlin
3:32
1-9 Your Baby Doesn't Love You Anymore
Percussion – Peter LimonickTrumpet – Chuck FindleyWritten-By – Larry Weiss
3:51
1-10 Bless The Beasts And Children
Written-By – Barry DeVorzon*, Perry Botkin, Jr.*
3:15
1-11 It's Going To Take Some Time
Flute [Solo] – Bob MessengerWritten-By – Carole King, Toni Stern
2:58
1-12 The Rainbow Connection
Banjo, Mandolin – Tim MayEngineer [Mix] – John HendricksonFlugelhorn – Buddy ChildersMixed By – John Hendrickson, Richard CarpenterRecorder – Sheridon StokesWritten-By – Ken Ascher, Paul Williams (2)
4:37
1-13 Only Yesterday
Lyrics By – John BettisMusic By – Richard CarpenterTenor Saxophone – Bob Messenger
3:46
1-14 Sweet, Sweet Smile
Banjo – Larry McNealyFiddle – Bobby BrucePiano [Tack Piano] – Tom HensleyWritten-By – Juice Newton, Otha Young
3:02
1-15 There's A Kind Of Hush (All Over The World)
Remix [With Some Synthesizer Parts Removed] – Richard Carpenter, Roger YoungTenor Saxophone – Bob MessengerWritten-By – Geoff Stephens, Les Reed
3:04
1-16 California Dreamin'
Baritone Saxophone – Jack NimitzEngineer [Mix] – John HendricksonMixed By – John Hendrickson, Richard CarpenterWritten-By – John Phillips, Michelle Phillips
2:31
1-17 Solitaire
Lyrics By – Philip Cody*Music By – Neil Sedaka
4:42
1-18 We've Only Just Begun
Clarinet – Doug StrawnLyrics By – Paul Williams (2)Music By – Roger Nichols (2)
3:05
1-19 This Masquerade
Written-By – Leon Russell
4:53
1-20 Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day)
Orchestrated By – Peter Knight (5)Voice [DJ] – Tony PelusoWritten-By – John Woloschuk, Terry Draper
7:09
2-1 Yesterday Once More
Lyrics By – John BettisMusic By – Richard Carpenter
3:58
2-2 Please Mr. Postman
Tenor Saxophone – Bob MessengerWritten-By – Brian Holland, Freddie Gorman, Georgia Dobbins, Robert Bateman, William Garrett
2:47
2-3 Hurting Each Other
Percussion – Gary ColemanWritten-By – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
2:48
2-4 I Need To Be In Love
Written-By – Albert Hammond, John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
3:50
2-5 Merry Christmas, Darling
Lyrics By – Frank PoolerMusic By – Richard CarpenterTenor Saxophone – Bob Messenger
3:07
2-6 (They Long To Be) Close To You
Lyrics By – Hal DavidMusic By – Burt BacharachTrumpet – Chuck Findley
3:42
2-7 All You Get From Love Is A Love Song
Tenor Saxophone – Tom ScottWritten-By – Steve Eaton
3:47
2-8 Sing
Recorder – Tom ScottWritten-By – Joe Raposo
3:17
2-9 Make Believe It's Your First Time
Acoustic Guitar – Tim MayElectric Guitar – Tony PelusoPedal Steel Guitar – Jay Dee ManessWritten-By – Bob Morrison, Johnny Wilson
4:10
2-10 Ticket To Ride
French Horn – David DukeWritten-By – Lennon-McCartney
4:10
2-11 Goodbye To Love
Lyrics By – John BettisMusic By – Richard Carpenter
3:57
2-12 I Just Fall In Love Again
Electric Guitar – Tony PelusoOrchestrated By – Peter Knight (5)Written-By – Gloria Sklerov, Harry Lloyd, Larry Herbstritt, Steve Dorff
4:04
2-13 I Believe You
Written-By – Dick Addrisi, Don Addrisi
3:56
2-14 Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again
Written-By – David Pomeranz
4:22
2-15 For All We Know
Written-By – Arthur James, Fred Karlin, Robb W. Royer*
2:33
2-16 Touch Me When We're Dancing
Tenor Saxophone – Tom ScottWritten-By – J.L. Wallace, Ken Bell (2), Terry Skinner
3:20
2-17 I Won't Last A Day Without You
Written-By – Paul Williams (2), Roger Nichols (2)
3:55
2-18 Mr. Guder
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
3:22
2-19 A Song For You
Tenor Saxophone – Bob MessengerWritten-By – Leon Russell
4:38
2-20 Karen's Theme
Clarinet – Jim KanterEnglish Horn – Earle Dumler*Music By, Piano – Richard Carpenter
2:41

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(P) 2004 © 2005 A&M Records. Distributed By Universal Music & Video Distribution Corp.

"In February 2004, A&M Records released 'Carpenters Gold', this two-CD compilation commemorated the thirty-five years that had elapsed since Karen and I were signed to the label." -- Richard Carpenter, from the liner notes.

This release's copyright dates, and the liner notes' date of June 2005, show that this is a 2005 reissue of the original February 2004 release.

Wherever it appears in the track listing below, the "Written-By" credit represents an actual credit "Music and Lyrics by" on the release.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 602498614686
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc One): DIDX-146370 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc Two): DIDX-146936 4
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L329
  • Mould SID Code (Disc One): IFPI 50F5
  • Mould SID Code (Disc Two): IFPI 5080

Other Versions (5 of 6) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
0602498614686 Carpenters Carpenters Gold - 35th Anniversary Edition(2xCD, Comp) A&M Records 0602498614686 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
9861468 Carpenters Carpenters Gold - 35th Anniversary Edition(2xCD, Comp) A&M Records 9861468 Australia 2004 Sell This Version
B0001777-02 Carpenters Carpenters Gold: 35th Anniversary Edition(2xCD, Comp) A&M Records, UTV Records B0001777-02 US 2004 Sell This Version
0602498634707 Carpenters Carpenters Gold - Greatest Hits(2xCD, Comp + DVD-V) A&M Records 0602498634707 Europe 2004 Sell This Version
B0003260-00 Carpenters Carpenters Gold - Greatest Hits(2xCD, Comp + DVD-V + Box) A&M Records, Chronicles B0003260-00 US 2004 Sell This Version

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