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The following is a list of Carpenters Discography.  It includes all of the Studio albums, Solo Albums, Live Albums, US Compilations, and noteworthy imported releases.
COMING SOON: The Boxed Sets

Click here to read the "'orgaphies" on VHS and DVD.

"Ticket To Ride" 1969

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1.Invocation
2.Your Wonderful Parade
3.Someday
4.Get Together
5.All Of My Life
6.Turn Away
7.Ticket To Ride
8.Don't Be Afraid
9.What's The Use
10.All I Can Do
11.Eve
12.Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing
13.Benediction
Originally titles "Offering". Later rereleased due to the success of the newer recorded version. Featured on:
"The Singles 1969-1973".
*The version available now is from the 1998 "Remastered Classics".
This album is currently in print. Available in the USA,Canada, and other places!

"Close To You" 1970

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1.We've Only Just Begun
2.Love Is Surrender
3.Maybe It's You
4.Reason To Believe
5.Help
6.(They Long To Be) Close To You
7.Baby It's You
8.I'll Never Fall In Love Again
9.Cresant Noon
10.Mr. Guder
11.I Kept On Loving You
12.Another Song
Released 1970. The album that made them STARS! The version of "...Close To You" has an alternate ending!
This albums includes songs that will always be associated with them!
*Released 1998 on CD as "The Remastered Classics".
Available now at your participating music stores!
Price range $9.99 to $17.00

"Carpenters" (self-titled) 1971

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1.Rainy Days And Mondays
2.Saturday
3.Let Me Be The One
4.(A Place To) Hideaway
5.For All We Know
6.Superstar
7.Drucilla Penny
8.One Love
9.Bacharach/David medley:
Knowing When To Leave;Make It Easy On Yourself;There's Always Something There To Reming Me;I'll Never Fall In Love Again; Walk On By;Do You Know The Way To San Jose?
10.Sometimes

This album features different takes of "Superstar","Rainy Days And Mondays",and "For All We Know".
Now released as *Remastered Classics* 1998.
NOW AVAILABLE!
Price range: $15.00-$18.00. (One of the most exspensive albums!) YOU CAN BUY..the Australian version cheaper. it has the single takes of the ones that differ!

RELEASED AS A QUADRAPHONIC 8-TRACK

"A Song For You" 1972

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1.A Song For You
2.Top Of The World (album version)
3.Hurting Each Other
4.It's Going To Take Some Time
5.Goodbye To Love
6.Intermission
7.Bless The Beasts and Children (from movie,same title)
8.Flat Baroque (instrumentle)
9.Piano Picker
10.I Won't Last A Day Without You
11.Crystal Lullabye
12.Road Ode
13.A Song For You - Reprise
Their third album!
*Released in 1998 as "Remastered Classics".
Currently available! Prices $12 - $15

"Now and Then" 1973

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1.Sing
2.This Masquerade
3.Heather
Yesterday Once More - Short Version on CS and LP
4.Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
5.I Can't Make Music
OLDIES MEDLEY:
6.Yesterday Once More
7.a) Fun,Fun,Fun (Beach Boys cover)
8.b) The End Of The World (Skeeter Davis cover)
8.c) Da Doo Ron Ron (The Crystals cover)
8.d) Deadman's Curve (Shangrila's cover)
9.e) Johnny Angel
10.f) The Night Has A Thousand Eyes
11.g) Our Day Will Come
12.h) One Fine Day
13.i) Yesterday Once More - Reprise
The oldies album rocks! Indeed a great album! My first "Carpenters"-non-compilation album!
*Remastered Classics CD released 1998*
Available NOW Price: $15-$18

"The Singles 1969-1973" 1974

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1.(They Long To Be) Close To You Introduction
We've Only Just Begun
2.Top Of The World
3.Ticket To Ride
MEDLEY:
4.a)Superstar
5.b)Rainy Days And Mondays
6.c)Goodbye To Love
7.Yesterday Once More
8.It's Going To Take Some Time
9.Sing
10.For All We Know
11.Hurting Each Other
12.(They Long To Be) Close To You
This is ther FIRST compilation album! (Only one Karen was alive for)
It features a re-take of "Ticket To Ride", it became aq HIT and they retitled their "Offering" album to "Ticket To Ride".
This ALSO features the medley of "Superstar","Rainy Days And Mondays",and "Goodbye To Love". Those songs would forever be housed next to eachother on other compilations!
*Remastered Classics 1998*
ALBUM IS NOW OUT OF PRINT.

"Live in Japan" 1974 2-LP Set

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DISC ONE:
MEDLEY
1.a)Superstar
2.b)Rainy Days And Mondays
3.c)Goodbey To Love
4.Top Of The World
5.Help
6.Mr. Guder
7.(They Long To Be) Close To You
8.Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
MEDLEY
9.a)Yesterday Once More
10.b) Hurthing Each Other

DISC TWO:
OLDIES MEDLEY:
1.a)Little Honda
2.b)The End Of The World
3.c)Runaway
4.d)Da Doo Ron Ron
5.e)Leader Of The Pack
6.f)Jonny Angel
7.g)The Book Of Love
8.h)Shuboom
9.i)Daddy's Home
10.j)Jonny B Good
11.Sing (Japanese version with Kyoto's Children Choir)
12.Sometimes
13.We've Only Just Begun
14.For All We Know
THEIR FIRST LIVE ALBUM!
Released ONLY in Japan. Great quality! NOT a bootleg!
AVAILABLE NOW THROUGH JAPAN as a 2-CD set.
Price: $50 - $100

"Horizon" 1975

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1.Aurora
2.Only Yetesterday
3.Desperado
4.Please Mr. Postman
5.I Can Dream...Can't I?
6.Solitare
7.Happy
8.(I'm Caught Between) Goodbye and I Love You
9.Love Me For What I Am
10.Eventide
This album is available through *Remastered Classics*
I don't own this one yet!
Price range: $12-$15

"A Kind Of Hush" 1976

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1.A Kind Of Hush
2.You
3.Sandy
4.Goofus
5.Can't Smile Without You
6.I Need To Be In Love
7.One More Time
8.Boat To Sail
9.I Have You
10.Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
A NICE album! It's a pop/ballad album. A GREAT mix!
Available as *Remastered Classics*
Price range $14-$15

"Live at the Palladium" 1976

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1.Flat Baraoque / Only Yesterday Intro
2.There's A Kind Of Hush
3.Jambalaya (On THe Bayou)
4.Piano Picker
5.Medley:
a)Strike Up The Band
b)S'Wonderful
c)Fasninating Rhythm
6.Warsaw Concerto
7.From This Moment On
8.MEDLEY:
a)(They Long To Be) Close To You
b) For All We Know
c) Top Of The World
d) Ticket To Ride
e) Only Yesterday
f) I Won't Last A Day Without You
g) Hurting Each Other
h) Superstar
i) Rainy Days And Mondays
j) Goodbye To Love
9.We've Only Just Begun

Their SECOND live album! Available in Australia, Endland, and Japan.
Price: $35-$50

"Passage" 1977

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1.B'wanna She No Home
2.All You Get From Love Is A Love Song
3.I Just Fall In Love Again
4.On The Balcony of the Casa Rosada /
Don't Cry For Me Argentina (from "Evita")
5.Two Sides
6.Sweet,Sweet Smile
7.Man Smart, Woman Smarter
8.Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft
A different but FUN album! Their shortest one. It gives you a taste of Evita before it becomes very popular with Madonna in 1996.
Available now as *Remastered Classics*.
Price range: $12-$14

"Christmas Portrait" 1978 *

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1.O Come, O Come Emmanuel
2.Overature
3.Christmas Waltz
4.Sleigh Ride
5.MEDLEY:
a) IT's Christmas Time b)Sleep Well Little Children
6.Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas
7.Santa Clause Is Coming To Town
8.The Christmas Song (Chestnuts...)
9.Jingle Bells
10.MEDLEY:
a)The First Snowfall b)Let It Snow
11.Carol Of The Bells
12.Merry Christmas, Darling
13.I'll Be Home For Christmas
14.Christ Is Born
15.MEDLEY
a)Winter Wonderland b)Silverbells c)White Christmas
16.Ave Maria
Their FIRST Christmas album! Originally planned to be a 2-LP set.
*This title is currently out of pritn. however, it is available as a 2-CD set called:
"Christmas Collection". Housed with "An Old-Fashioned Christmas".
Pricerange: $30-$40

"Singles 1974-1978"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.Sweet,Sweet, Smile
2.Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
3.Can't Smile Without You (Single Version)
4.I Won't Last A Day Without You
5.All You Get From Love Is A Love Song
6.Only Yesterday
7.Solitare
8.Please Mr. Postman
9.I Need To Be In Love
10.Happy
11.There's A Kind Of Hush (All Over The World)
12.Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem of "World Contact Day")
CANADIAN RELEASE.
The 2nd Carpenters compilation, only released in CA.

"Made In America" 1981

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1.Those Good Old Dreams
2.Stregnth Of A Woman
3.(Want You) Back In My Life Again
4.When You've Got What It Takes
5.Somebody's Been Lyin'
6.I Believe You
7.Touch Me When We're Dancing
8.When It's Gone (It's Just Gone)
9.Beechwood 4-5789
10.Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)
This album had scaving reviews! I personally love it! Karen's voice is a as good as ever!
*Remastered Classics, available now*
This album is harder to find, why, I don't know!
Price range: $15-$18

"Voice Of The Heart" 1983

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1.Now
2.Sailin' On The Tide
3.You're Enough
4.Make Believe It's Your First Time
5.Two Lives
6.At The End Of A Song
7.Ordinary Fool
8.Prime Time Love
9.You're Baby Doesn't Love You Anymore
10.Look To Your Dreams
Karen did not live to see the release of this album. "Now" was her last recording session. They've added chorus and the saxaphone. Thet album's back has a few words from Richard...
"February 4th, on that day I loste me sister, my dear friend, and my professional partner..."
He went on saying how she affected people's lives through ehr voice. It is very touching.
Album availble od the *Remstered Classics*!
Price: $13-$15

"An Old-Fashioned Christmas" 1984

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1.It Came Upon A Midnight Clear (Intro)
2.Overture
3.Old-Fashioned Christmas
4.O Holy Night
5.Home For The Holidays
6.Medley: (Instrumentle)
a)Here Comes Santa Clause
b)Frosty The Snow Man
c)Rudolph,The Red-nosed Raindeer
d)Good King Wenceles
7.Little Alter Boy
8.Do You Hear What I Hear? [(duet!)]
9.My Favorite Things
10.He Came For Me
11.Santa Clause Is Coming To Town1
12.What Are You Doing New Years Eve?
13."NutCracker" selections
14.I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
This album is what would have been LP two to "Christmas Portrait"! All recorded in the 1978 recording session!
Out of Print! However, it is available as a 2-CD set called "Christmas Collection". Disc 1 is "Christmas Portrait" Disc 2 is "An Old-Fashioned Christmas". Price $29-$39

"Lovelines" 1989

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1.Lovelines*~
2.Where Do I Go From Here?
3.The Uninvited Guest
4.If We Try*
5.When I Fall In Love
6.Kiss Me The Way You Did Last Night
7.Remember When Lovin' Took All Night*
8.You're The One
9.Honolulu City Lights
10.Slow Dance
11.If I Had You*~
12.Little Girl Blue
This was supposed to be the last original "Carpenters" album.
*From Karen's solo album
*~ Slightly different versions from karen's solo album
This album is available as a *Remastered Classic*
OUT OF PRINT!
"As Time Goes By" 2001
(NEW RELEASE 8-6-01 - USA  4-13-2004)
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1.Without A Song (full version)
2.Medley:
"Superstar" ; "Rainy Days And Mondays"
3.Nowhere Man
4.I Got Rhythm
5.Dancing In The Street
6.Dizzy Fingers
7.You're Just In Love
8.Karen / Ella Medley
9.Medley:
"Close Encounters" ; "Star Wars"
10.Leave Yesterday Behind
11.Carpenters / Como Medley
12.California Dreaming
13.The Rainbow Connection
14.'76 Hits Medley
15. And When He Smiles (tracked in USA, hidden in other countries)
This most likely will be the LAST "Carpenters" albums. None of these songs are available on any other official CD. They are mostly taken from TV specials "Carpenters Very First...","Space Encounters",and "Music,Music,Music".
Definatly a GREAT CD! NOW AVAILABLE IN THE USA!

Compilations... (after karen's passing)

"Yesterday Once More" 1985 /
"A&M Classics,v2) 1987


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 




 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Disc: 1
1. Yesterday Once More
2. Superstar
3. Rainy Days And Mondays
4. (Want You) Back In My Life Again
5. Ticket To Ride
6. Goodbye To Love
7. Bless The Beasts And Children
8. It's Going To Take Some Time
9. There's A Kind Of Hush
10. Sweet, Sweet Smile
11. I Won't Last A Day Without You
12. For All We Know
13. Touch Me When We're Dancing
14. Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day)

Disc: 2
1. I Just Fall In Love Again
2. This Masquerade
3. Hurting Each Other
4. Please Mr. Postman
5. I Need To Be In Love
6. Make Believe It's Your First Time
7. All You Get From Love Is A Love Song
8. Top Of The World
9. Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)
10. We've Only Just Begun
11. Those Good Old Dreams
12. Sing
13. Only Yesterday
14. (They Long To Be) Close To You
This is the REMASTERED CLASSICS edition of the album. The older version doesn't include "I Just Fall In Love Again".
Released 1985 originally and released December 8th,1998.

In 1987 an album celebrating 25 years if A&M Records they released "A&M Classics,v2". This album went out of print in 1997. However, it was previously released as the older edition of "Yesterday Once More". (the picture above is the one used for the 'classics' one.

"Christmas Portrait - The Special Edition"! 1983

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*******The following are selected compilations from throughout the world. These, by any means, are not all of the compilations, but rather noteworthy ones.*********
Startrax (Australia 1991)
 
1.(They Long To Be) Close To You
2.Top Of The World
3.Superstar
4.I Won't Last A Day Without You
5.Rainy Days and Mondays
6.Goodbye To Love
7.Ticket To Ride
8.Reason To Believe
9.Love Is Surrender
10.It's Going To Take Some Time (remix)
11.Desperado
12.Solitare
13.Let Me Be The One
14.Touch Me When We're Dancing
15.Those Good Old Dreams
16.Sweet,Sweet Smile
17.I Need To Be In Love
18.Make Believe It's Your First Time
The biggest Carpenters compilation on 1-CD from 1991 and before!
2. Solitaire
3. We've Only Just Begun (1991 remix)
4. This Masquerade (1991 remix)
5. You're the One
6. Superstar (1991 remix)
7. Rainy Days and Mondays (1991 remix)
8. Top of the World (173 version, 1991 remix)
9. Make Believe It's Your First Time
10. I Just Fall In Love Again
11. (They Long to Be) Close to You (1991 remix)
12. For All We Know (1991 remix)
13. Where Do I Go From Here?
14. Only Yesterday (1991 remix)
15. All You Get From Love is a Love Song
16. When I Fall In Love (1990 remix)
17. Hurting Each Other (1991 remix)
18. I Won't Last a Day Without You (1991 remix)
19. A Song for You (1987 remix)
20. Goodbye to Love (1991 remix)

SINGLES 1969 - 1981 (2000)

 

Interpretations: A 25th Anniversary Celebrations (1996)

1 Without A Song (A Capella version)

2 Superstar

3 Rainy Days and Mondays

4 Bless The Beasts and Children

5 This Masquerade

6 Solitaire

7 When I Fall In Love

8 From The Moment On

9 Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again (new track!)

10 When It's Gone (It's Just Gone)

11 I Believe You

12 Reason To Believe

13 (They Long To Be) Close To You

14 Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft

15 Little Girl Blue

16 We've Only Just Begun

IMPORTED VERSION:

1. Without a song (A Capella Version)
2. Sing*
3. Bless the beasts and children
4. When I fall in love
5. From this moment on
6. Tryin' to get the feeling again (new track!)
7. When it's gone (It's Just Gone)
8. Where do I go from here?*
9. Desperado*
10. Superstar
* Not included in the USA version. Imported edition  released in Canada and the UK!

Companion video (1996) and DVD (2003) released.

11. Rainy days and Mondays
12. Ticket to ride*
13. If I had you*
14. Please Mr Postman
15. We've only just begun
16. Calling occupants of interplanetary craft
17. Little girl blue
18. You're the one*
19. (They Long To Be)Close to you

REFLECTIONS


1. I Need to Be In Love (1990 remix)




2. I Just Fall In Love Again

3. Baby It's You (1987 remix)

4. Can't Smile Without You (alternate version)

5. Beechwood 4-5789

6. Eve (1987 remix)

7. All of My Life (1987 remix)

8. Reason to Believe (1987 remix)

9. Your Baby Doesn't Love You Anymore

10. Maybe It's You (1990 remix)

11. Ticket to Ride (1973 version)

12. Sweet Sweet Smile

13. A Song for You (1987 remix)

14. Because We Are In Love


Released In Australia


CHRISTMAS COLLECTION (2-CD Set) 1996





 


 


Package includes the 2 albums "Chritmas Portrait" and "An Old-Fashioned Christmas". This time "Ave Maria" includes the choir.


 


LOVE SONGS (1997)


 

1. I Need to Be In Love (1991 remix)

 

 

1. For All We Know (1991 remix)
2. I Believe You
3. It's Going to Take Some Time (1991 remix)
4. We've Only Just Begun (1991 remix)
5. Those Good Old Dreams
6. Superstar (1991 remix)
7. Rainy Days and Mondays (1991 remix)
8. Goodbye to Love (1991 remix)
9. All You Get from Love is a Love Song
10. Top of the World (1973 version, 1991 remix)
11. Only Yesterday (1991 remix)
12. Ticket to Ride (1973 version)
13. Hurting Each Other (1991 remix)
14. Yesterday Once More (1991 remix)
15. Sing (1994 remix)
16. Touch Me When We're Dancing
17. Please Mr. Postman (1991 remix)
18. I Need to Be In Love (1991 remix)
19. I Won't Last a Day Without You (1991 remix)
20. (They Long to Be) Close to You (1991 remix)
21. For All We Know - Reprise

 

 

 

 

 

20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection (2002)

1. Yesterday Once More (1991 remix)
2. I Need to Be in Love (1991 remix)
3. Please Mr. Postman (1991 remix)
4. Bless the Beasts and the Children (1991 remix)
5. This Masquerade (1991 remix)
6. I Just Fall in Love Again
7. I Believe You
8. Top of the World (1973 version, 1991 remix)
9. Love is Surrender (1987 remix)
10. Maybe It's You (1990 remix)
11. Only Yesterday (1991 remix)
12. Goodbye to Love (1991 remix)

 

 

CARPENTERS PERFORM CARPENTER (2003)

1. Top Of The World (1973 version) 1991 remix)
2. Maybe It's You (1990 remix)
3. Crystal Lullaby (1987 remix)
4. I Need To Be In Love (1991 remix)
5. Sandy
6. Mr. Guder (1990 remix)
7. All Of My Life (1987 remix)
8. Yesterday Once More (1985 remix)
9. One Love (1994 remix)
10. Those Good Old Dreams
11. Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)
12. Only Yesterday
13. Eve (1987 remix)
14. At The End Of A Song
15. Goodbye To Love (1985 remix)
16. Look To Your Dreams
17. Karen's Theme
18. Merry Christmas, Darling (bonus track) (1978 version)

 

 

 

GOLD: 35th Anniversary Edition (2004. 2-CD Set)


Disc 1:




1. Superstar (1991 remix)
2. Rainy Days And Mondays (1985 remix)
3. Top Of The World (1973 version, 1991 remix)
4. Maybe It's You (1990 remix)
5. Let Me Be The One
6. Reason To Believe (1987 remix)
7. Jambalaya (On The Bayou) (1991 remix)
8. Leave Yesterday Behind *
9. Your Baby Doesn't Love You Anymore
10. Bless The Beasts And Children (1991 remix)
11. It's Going To Take Some Time (1989 remix)
12. The Rainbow Connection
13. Only Yesterday
14. Sweet, Sweet Smile
15. There's A Kind Of Hush (All Over The World) (1985 remix)
16. California Dreamin'
17. Solitaire (single version)
18. We've Only Just Begun (1985 remix)
19. This Masquerade (1990 remix)
20. Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (1989 remix)

Disc 2:

1. Yesterday Once More (1985 remix)
2. Please Mr. Postman (1991 remix)
3. Hurting Each Other (1991 remix)
4. I Need To Be In Love (1990 remix)
5. Merry Christmas Darling (1978 version)
6. (They Long To Be) Close To You
7. All You Get From Love Is A Love Song
8. Sing (1994 remix)
9. Make Believe It's Your First Time
10. Ticket To Ride (1973 version)
11. Goodbye To Love (1985 remix)
12. I Just Fall In Love Again
13. I Believe You
14. Tryin' To Get The Feeling Again
15. For All We Know (1990 remix)
16. Touch Me When We're Dancing
17. I Won't Last A Day Without You (1991 remix)
18. Mr. Guder (1990 remix)
19. A Song For You (1987 remix)
20. Karen's Theme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOLO ALBUMS:
 
Karen Carpenter (recorded 1979-1980) Released 1996
1. Lovelines

2. All Because of You

3. If I Had You

4. Making Love in the Afternoon

5. If We Try

6. Remember When Lovin' Took All Night

7. Still In Love with You

8. My Body Keeps Changing My Mind

9. Make Believe It's Your First Time

10. Guess I Just Lost My Head

11. Still Crazy After All These Years

12. Last One Singin' the Blues

 
RICHARD CARPENTER - Time (1987)
1. Say Yeah!

2. Who Do You Love?

3. Something In Your Eyes - performed by Dusty Dpringfield

4. When Time Was All We Had

5. Time

6. Calling Your Name Again

7. In Love Alone - Performed by Dionne Warwick

8. Remind Me to Tell You

9. That's What I Believe - Peformed by Scott Grimmes

10. I'm Still Not Over You

This album has been out of print for many years.  However, it is still available in Japan.

RICHARD CARPENTER - Pianist, Arranger, Composer, Conductor (1997)

1. Prelude
2. Yesterday Once More
3. Medley:
a. Sing b. Goodbye to Love c. Eve
d. Rainy Days and Mondays e. Look to Your Dreams  f. Superstar  g. Someday
4. I Need to Be In Love
5. Sandy
6. Time
7. For All We Know
8. One Love
9. Bless the Beasts and Children
10. Flat Baroque
11. All Those Years Ago
12. Top of the World
13. We've Only Just Begun
14. Karen's Theme