A&M release The Carpenters’ fifth album : ‘Now & Then’ (1973)

The Carpenters’ ‘Now & Then’ is their fifth album featuring Karen Carpenter as a drummer on almost all tracks and released on May 1, 1973 by A&M

Track Listing : 1.Sing (Joe Raposo) – 03:20 . 2.This Masquerade (Leon Russell) – 04:50 . 3.Heather (Johnny Pearson) – 02:47 . 4.Jambalaya [On The Bayou} (Hank Williams) – 03:40 . 5.I Can’T Make Music (Randy Edelman) – 03:17 . 6.Yesterday Once More / Fun Fun Fun / The End Of The World / Da Doo Ron Ron [When He Walked Me Home] / Dead Man’S Curve / Johnny Angel / The Night Has A Thousand Eyes / Our Day Will Come / One Fine Day ( . John Bettis, Richard Carpenter / Brian Wilson, Mike Love / Arthur Kent, Sylvia Dee / Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry, Phil Spector / Jan Berry, Roger Christian, Brian Wilson, Artie Kornfeld / Lyn Duddy, Lee Pockriss / Benjamin Weisman, Dorothy Wayne, Marilynn Garrett / Bob Hilliard, Mort Garson / Carole King, Gerry Goffin) – 18:05 . 7.Yesterday Once More [Reprise] (John Bettis, Richard Carpenter) – 00:58

Musicians : Richard Carpenter – Keyboards, Vocals . Karen Carpenter – Drums Except (4), Vocals . Hal Blaine – Drums On (4) . Joe Osborn – Bass . Bob Messenger – Flute, Tenor Saxophone . Doug Strawn – Baritone Saxophone . Tom Scott – Recorder . Tony Peluso – Guitars, Spoken Word On (6) . Gary Sims – Rhythm Guitar . Buddy Emmons – Steel Guitar . Jay Dee Maness – Steel Guitar . Earl Dumler – Oboe, Bass Oboe, English Horn . The Jimmy Joyce Children’S Chorus – Backing Vocals On (1)

Production : Produced By Richard Carpenter, Karen Carpenter .

Arrangements : Richard Carpenter

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