Album Discography – Chronological

This section of the Carpenters Resource features our comprehensive album discographies.  In these discographies, you will find general album information, images of the artwork, and a track listing with each song a link pointing to its entry in our database.

Included on this page is a chronological listing of the main studio albums, followed by a list of the many compilations, grouped with the major and important ones listed first, followed by a generally chronological list of some of the many worldwide compilations that we’ve been able to obtain and confirm the audio.

An alphabetical album listing is also available.

Chronological Album Listing

Original Studio Albums

OFFERING/TICKET TO RIDE

CLOSE TO YOU

CARPENTERS

A SONG FOR YOU

NOW AND THEN

HORIZON

A KIND OF HUSH

PASSAGE

CHRISTMAS PORTRAIT

MADE IN AMERICA

VOICE OF THE HEART

AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

LOVELINES

AS TIME GOES BY

 

Live Albums

LIVE IN JAPAN (Japan)

LIVE AT THE PALLADIUM (UK)(Japan)

 

Solo Albums

KAREN CARPENTER – Karen Carpenter

TIME – Richard Carpenter

PIANIST, ARRANGER, COMPOSER, CONDUCTOR – Richard Carpenter

 

Major Compilations

THE SINGLES: 1969-1973

THE SINGLES: 1974-1978

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE (85)

CHRISTMAS PORTRAIT SPECIAL EDITION

CLASSICS, VOLUME 2

ANTHOLOGY (89) (Japan)

ANTHOLOGY (97) (Japan)

FROM THE TOP

BEST OF BEST+

ORIGINAL MASTER KARAOKE – YESTERDAY ONCE MORE

INTERPRETATIONS

ESSENTIAL COLLECTION: 1965-1997

GOLD (US)

THE SINGLES: 1969-1981 (SACD)

40/40 (US)

CARPENTERS COLLECTED

CARPENTERS-THE COMPLETE SINGLES

 

General Compilations

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE (84)

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE (UK)

A&M GOLD SERIES, VOL. 1

A&M GOLD SERIES, VOL. 2

O MELHOR DE CARPENTERS (ONLY YESTERDAY) (Brazil)

THE CARPENTERS COLLECTION (THEIR GREATEST HITS)

TREASURES (Japan)

A&M COMPOSER’S SERIES, VOL. 2: RICHARD CARPENTER & JOHN BETTIS

REMINISCING

ONLY YESTERDAY – THEIR GREATEST HITS

TREASURES (UK)

A&M NEW GOLD SERIES, VOL. 1

A&M NEW GOLD SERIES, VOL. 2

A&M GOLD SERIES and STARTRAX

CHRISTMAS WITH THE CARPENTERS (Time-Life)

CARPENTERS COLLECTION (Time-Life)

MAGICAL MEMORIES OF THE CARPENTERS

CARPENTERS BEST VOL. 1

CARPENTERS BEST VOL. 2

SWEET MEMORY all at once (Japan)

SWEET MEMORY those days (Japan)

SWEET MEMORY on and off (Japan)

SWEET MEMORY at last (Japan)

SWEET MEMORY by and by (Japan)

SWEET MEMORY someday (Japan)

REFLECTIONS – SWEET SWEET SMILE

TWENTY-TWO HITS OF THE CARPENTERS (Hong Kong)(Japan)

CHRISTMAS COLLECTION

THEIR GREATEST HITS AND FINEST PERFORMANCES (Readers Digest)

LOVE SONGS

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE (98)

BY REQUEST

GOLD (UK)

THE SINGLES: 1969-1981

GOLD (Japan)

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE (NL)

20th CENTURY MASTERS MILLENNIUM COLLECTION

CARPENTERS PERFORM CARPENTER

THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (NL)

THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION (UK)

JAPANESE SINGLE BOX

40/40 BEST SELECTION (Japan)

20/20 BEST OF BEST SELECTION (Japan)

SWEET SIXTEEN

ICON

THE NATION’S FAVOURITE CARPENTERS SONGS (UK)