“Singles 1969-1973” by Carpenters - album review

TJR says

Chart-topping compilation on both sides of the Atlantic, with an annoyingly misleading title. Ironically, Richard Carpenter finds other compilers annoying: “Individuals and groups with two or three hits all of a sudden put them on an album, use filler for the rest and title it "greatest hits". This album contains eleven true hits and it just wasn't slapped together. We've remixed a few, re-cut one and joined a couple of others. It's simply something I believe we owe our audience and ourselves.

The Jukebox Rebel
20-Feb-2010

A1 [03:04] 3.5.png Carpenters - We’ve Only Just Begun (Paul Williams, Roger Nichols) Pop Ballad
A2 [02:58] 3.4.png Carpenters - Top Of The World (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) Country
A3 [04:10] 6.6.png Carpenters - Ticket To Ride (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) Songwriter
A4 [03:40] 8.7.png Carpenters - Superstar (Leon Russell, Bonnie Bramlett) Pop Ballad
A5 [03:40] 3.9.png Carpenters - Rainy Days And Mondays (Paul Williams, Roger Nichols) Songwriter
A6 [03:50] 3.3.png Carpenters - Goodbye To Love (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) Pop Ballad
B1 [03:50] 2.2.png Carpenters - Yesterday Once More (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) Pop Ballad
B2 [02:55] 2.5.png Carpenters - It’s Going To Take Some Time (Carole King, Toni Stern) Pop
B3 [03:20] 1.2.png Carpenters - Sing (Joe Raposo) Pop
B4 [02:34] 1.0.png Carpenters - For All We Know (Fred Karlin, Robb Wilson, Arthur James) Crooner / Cabaret
B5 [02:46] 2.8.png Carpenters - Hurting Each Other (Peter Udell, Gary Geld) Songwriter
B6 [04:34] 1.3.png Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) Crooner / Cabaret




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