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Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by CARPENTERS-COLLECTOR, Dec 30, 2017.

  1. Chris May

    Chris May Resident 'Carpenterologist' Moderator

    He sure did...

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  2. Chris May

    Chris May Resident 'Carpenterologist' Moderator

    That's correct. At the time I took these, the Satellite had been stripped down because Richard sold the car, then decided he wanted it back! Some modifications had been made to the car during that time, so Richard stripped it and rebuilt it.

    I have the rebuilt pics that Richard's mechanic Daniel sent me someplace but not sure where I put them. Note Mom and Pop Carpenter's initials on the license plate :wink:

  3. The Karen Carpenter Story it's an official release ? Regards :)
  4. Yes. It's a Japanese LaserDisc, officially released.
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  5. Mr. Harry, was this movie ever available on DVD in Japan?
    Since playing LaserDisc is a proesa of the past ... Regards

    CARPENTERS-COLLECTOR Active Member Thread Starter

    just bought this off ebay .......... never seen one.


    `Original Promotional Display Board, for the Carpenters Album - Only Yesterday.

    Full Colour on Thick Card, this item measure approx. 11.5" (29cm) x 8.25" (21cm). Board includes Dummy CD Case. Clean and Original - not repro copy, with Rear Strut for free-standing.`
  7. Rick-An Ordinary Fool

    Rick-An Ordinary Fool Well-Known Member

    ^^I have a CD that is very similar to that cover but mine is red colored with the same picture but mine is titled "their greatest hits"
  8. There are multiple iterations of that CD. It originally was titled ONLY YESTERDAY and was later reissued with THEIR GREATEST HITS, white cover in the UK, red cover in Germany. I suspect there are others as well.

    Only Yesterday – Their Greatest Hits
  9. Carpe diem

    Carpe diem Well-Known Member

    There it is! Karen's 350!! AWESOME!!! This collection HAS GOT to be on our itinerary for the 50th anniversary celebration. God bless you Richard Carpenter.
  10. Nick

    Nick Member

    South Africa had a 2 volume collection. Vol. 1, Only Yesterday (white cover) and Vol. 2, Yesterday Once More (blue cover)

    Volume 1 had the same track list but volume 2 had tacks such as I Nee To Be In Love, A Song For You, I'll Never Fall In Love Again, All You Get From Love Is A Love Song and Ave Maria.
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  11. newvillefan

    newvillefan Well-Known Member

    I’ve never seen or heard of these companion South Africa versions of this release. Does anyone have the tracklist of both? If volume 1 has the same tracks as the standard UK release, why would they repeat All You Get From Love Is A Love Song on volume 2?
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2018
  12. newvillefan

    newvillefan Well-Known Member

    Ignore me, I found the answer. The South African version of Only Yesterday is shorter. CD2 features some lovely album tracks. I love the juxtaposition between tracks 4 and 5 on the second collection. I Just Fall In Love Again followed by I'll Never Fall In Love Again :laugh:

    Only Yesterday - Richard & Karen Carpenter's Greatest Hits (South Africa)
    1. Yesterday Once More (Remix)
    2. Superstar (Remix)
    3. Rainy Days And Mondays (Remix)
    4. Top Of The World (Single Mix)
    5. Ticket To Ride
    6. Goodbye To Love (Remix)
    7. This Masquerade
    8. Hurting Each Other
    9. We've Only Just Begun (Remix)
    10. Please Mr. Postman
    11. I Won't Last A Day Without You
    12. Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
    13. For All We Know
    14. (They Long To Be) Close To You
    15. Only Yesterday
    16. Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day) (Remix)
    Label: A&M Records ‎– STARCD 5696
    Marketed & distributed by Teal Trutone Music
    Format: CD
    Country: South Africa
    Released: 1990

    Yesterday Once More - Richard & Karen Carpenter's Greatest Hits Vol. 2 (South Africa)
    1. Sing
    2. Sweet Sweet Smile
    3. There's A Kind Of Hush
    4. I Just Fall In Love Again
    5. I'll Never Fall In Love Again
    6. Make Believe It's Your First Time
    7. Touch Me When We're Dancing
    8. I Need To Be In Love
    9. It's Going To Take Sometime
    10. All You Get From Love Is A Love Song
    11. Ave Maria
    12. You
    13. A Song For You
    14. Reason To Believe
    15. Happy
    Label: A&M Records ‎– STARCD 5823
    Marketed & Distributed by Teal Trutone Music
    Format: CD
    Country: South Africa
    Released: 1991
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2018
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