Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Yesterday Once More
5 3:59
2 Superstar
3:49
3 Please Mister Postman
4.5 2:52
4 Top of the World
3:00
5 Sing
3:19
6 Only Yesterday
4:11
7 There's a Kind of Hush (All Over the World)
3:05
8 Ticket to Ride
4:10
9 I'll Never Fall in Love Again
2:59
10 Jambalaya (On the Bayou)
3:42
11 A Song for You
4:38
12 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do
2:35
13 Rainy Days and Mondays
3:37
14 Help
3:04

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (tracks 3, 10)
associate producer:
Karen Carpenter (track 3)
composer:
Burt Bacharach (track 9)
Roger Nichols (musician/songwriter) (track 13)
Leon Russell (track 11)
Neil Sedaka (track 12)
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (tracks 1, 4, 6)
Joe Raposo (track 5)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 10)
engineer:
Ray Gerhardt (track 3)
lead vocals:
Karen Carpenter (tracks 3, 8, 10)
lyricist:
Leon Russell (track 11)
John Bettis (tracks 1, 4, 6)
Hal David (track 9)
Howard Greenfield (track 12)
Joe Raposo (track 5)
Hank Williams (country music legend) (track 10)
Paul Williams (US songwriter/soft rock vocalist) (track 13)
orchestrator:
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (tracks 3, 10)
producer:
Karen Carpenter (tracks 1, 4–5, 10)
Jack Daugherty (tracks 2, 4, 8)
Richard Carpenter (The Carpenters) (tracks 1, 3–5, 10)
writer:
Robert Bateman (track 3)
Bonnie Bramlett (track 2)
Georgia Dobbins (track 3)
William Garrett (track 3)
Freddie Gorman (track 3)
Brian Holland (US motown producer & songwriter) (track 3)
John Lennon (Beatle) (tracks 8, 14)
Paul McCartney (tracks 8, 14)
Les Reed (track 7)
Leon Russell (track 2)
Geoff Stephens (track 7)
phonographic copyright by:
A&M Records, Inc. (1969) (track 8)
A&M Records, Inc. (1973) (track 10)
A&M Records, Inc. (1974) (track 3)
publisher:
Almo Music Corporation (tracks 1, 4)
EMI Music Publishing Ltd. (tracks 9, 12)
MCA Music Ltd. (track 9)
Maclen Music Ltd. (track 8)
Maclen Music, Inc. (track 8)
Northern Songs (track 8)
Rondor Music (London) Ltd. (tracks 1–2, 4, 6, 13)
Universal (plain logo: "Universal") (track 9)
Aldon (1962) (track 12)
Jonico Music Inc. (1971) (track 5)
later releases:
arrangements:
Sing (track 5)
Sing (Japanese concert version) (track 5)
cover recording of:
A Song for You (track 11)
Help! (track 14)
Please Mr. Postman (track 3)
Ticket to Ride (track 8)
I’ll Never Fall in Love Again (Promises, Promises) (1970) (track 9)
is the basis for:
小癩麻 (track 10)
later parody versions:
Addicted to Christ (track 8)
Hell! (track 14)
Jam-Bowl-Liar (track 10)
later translated parody versions:
Bo cartero (track 3)
Hep! (track 14)
later translated versions:
Agid! (Help!) (track 14)
Džambulaja (track 10)
Hay una especie de silencio (Spanish translation) (track 7)
Hei postimies (track 3)
Help (Español) (track 14)
Help! (Finnish) (track 14)
Hiljenee (Finnish translation) (track 7)
Jambalaya (track 10)
Jambalaya (French version) (track 10)
Komm (track 14)
Matkalippu (track 8)
シング (track 5)
ジャンバラヤ (track 10)
乖乖 (track 9)
悲しき慕情 (track 12)
每事問 (Yue Chinese translation) (track 7)
見つめあう恋 (Japanese translation) (track 7)
later versions:
recording of:
Only Yesterday (track 6)
Sing (track 5)
Superstar (track 2)
Top of the World (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
Beatles Medley (Stars on 45) (track 8)
Medley (Stars on 45) (track 12)
Carpenters Medley (single mix) (tracks 1–2, 4–5, 5)
Opening Medley (Carpenters 1972) (tracks 2, 13)
The Music of The Beatles (tracks 8, 8)
Stars on 45 (12" single) (track 12)

Release

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