Carpenters ‎– The Singles 1969-1973

A&M Records ‎– SP 3601, A&M Records ‎– SP-3601, A&M Records ‎– SP3601
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Released in a gatefold sleeve including a 12 page song booklet.
Printed in U.S.A.
℗ 1972 A&M Records, Inc.
℗ 1973 A&M Records, Inc.
Pressed in Los Angeles.

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 A): SP-3601
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, side B): SP-3602
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, etched, side A, variants 1 to 3): A&M SP3601-P1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, etched, side B, variant 1): A&M SP3602-P2
  • Matrix / Runout (Stamped in runout, variant 1): I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, etched, side B, variant 2): A&M SP3602-P1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, etched, side B, variant 3): A&M SP3602-P3 X C I
  • Rights Society (A1, A3, A4, B4): BMI
  • Rights Society (A2, A5, A6, B1 to B3, B5, B6): ASCAP
  • Price Code: 0698

Other Versions (5 of 191) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SP 3601, SP-3601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(LP, Album, Comp, RE, Ind) A&M Records, A&M Records SP 3601, SP-3601 US Unknown Sell This Version
A&M 393601-2 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(CD, Comp, RM) A&M Records A&M 393601-2 Germany 1991 Sell This Version
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 Sell This Version
AMLH 63601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(LP, Comp, Gat) A&M Records AMLH 63601 Spain 1977 Sell This Version
87 336 IT Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(LP, Album, Comp, Gat) A&M Records 87 336 IT Netherlands 1973 Sell This Version



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March 27, 2016
The RN says "Pressed in Los Angeles" but the company credits say Indianapolis. The Variant 1 runout, if it has a stamped I, is Indy, but maybe that Variant 1 should have been its own release.