A&M Composers Series, Vol. 2 – Richard Carpenter & John Bettis

Catalog number: D25Y3269 (Japan)

Track listing:

1. Yesterday Once More (1985 remix)
2. Top Of The World (1973 version)
3. Sandy
4. Druscilla Penny
5. Maybe It’s You (1987 remix)
6. Eve (1987 remix)
7. Saturday
8. (I’m Caught Between) Goodbye And I Love You
9. All I Can Do
10. Mr. Guder
11. Your Wonderful Parade
12. Crystal Lullaby (1987 remix)
13. I Need To Be In Love (1985 single length remix)
14. Only Yesterday (album length)
15. Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)
16. Goodbye To Love (1985 remix)
17. I’m Still Not Over You


A 1988 Japanese compilation, this time celebrating composers.  They had entries in the series for Nichols/Williams and Bacharach/David too, but this one celebrates the composing abilities of Richard Carpenter and John Bettis, containing tunes from all ranges of Carpenters albums as well as Richard’s solo effort.

Some years later, Universal would release a similar-themed CARPENTERS PERFORM CARPENTER.