Carpenters ‎– The Singles 1969-1973

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A1 We've Only Just Begun
Written-By – Paul Williams (2), Roger Nichols (2)
3:04
A2 Top Of The World
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
2:56
A3 Ticket To Ride
Written-By – Lennon-McCartney
4:10
A4 Superstar
Written-By – Bonnie Bramlett, Leon Russell
3:49
A5 Rainy Days And Mondays
Written-By – Paul Williams (2), Roger Nichols (2)
3:40
A6 Goodbye To Love
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
3:50
B1 Yesterday Once More
Written-By – John Bettis, Richard Carpenter
3:50
B2 It's Going To Take Some Time
Written-By – Carole King, Toni Stern
2:55
B3 Sing
Chorus, Other [Special Thanks To] – The Jimmy Joyce Children's ChorusWritten-By – Joe Raposo
3:20
B4 For All We Know
Composed By – Fred KarlinWritten-By – Arthur James, Robb Wilson
2:34
B5 Hurting Each Other
Written-By – Gary Geld, Peter Udell
2:46
B6 (They Long To Be) Close To You
Written-By – Hal David-Burt Bacharach*
4:34

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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 229) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SP-3601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(LP, Album, Comp, Club, CRC) A&M Records SP-3601 US 1973 Sell This Version
SP 3601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(LP, Comp, Gat) A&M Records SP 3601 Singapore, Malaysia & Hong Kong Unknown Sell This Version
SP 3601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(LP, Album, Comp, Gat) A&M Records SP 3601 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
Y8AM 63601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(8-Trk, Comp, Whi) A&M Records Y8AM 63601 UK 1973 Sell This Version
QU-53601 Carpenters The Singles 1969-1973(LP, Album, Comp, Quad, Gat) A&M Records QU-53601 US 1974 Sell This Version

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freestylus

freestylus

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.