30/03/2017

Carpenters "Made In America" (1981) -Pop / Easy Listening / Adult Contemporary-



Label : A&M Records


01 - Those Good Old Dreams (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)
02 - Strength Of A Woman (Phyllis Brown & Juanita Curiel)
03 - (Want You) Back In My Life Again (Kerry Chater & Chris Christian)
04 - When You've Got What it Takes (Roger Nichols & Bill Lane)
05 - Somebody's Been Lyin' (Carole Bayer Sager & Burt Bacharach)
06 - I Believe You (Dick Addrisi & Don Addrisi)
07 - Touch Me When We're Dancing (Terry Skinner, Jerry Lee Wallace & Kenny Bell)
08 - When It's Gone (It's Just Gone) (Randy Handley)
09 - Beechwood 4-5789 (William Stevenson, Marvin Gaye & George Gordy)
10 - Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song) (Richard Carpenter & John Bettis)


Produced by Richard Carpenter
Arranged & Orchestrated by Richard Carpenter
"Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)" & "Somebody’s Been Lyin'" Arranged by Richard Carpenter & Orchestrated by Peter Knight
"I Believe You" Arranged by Paul Riser
Recorded at A&M Recording Studios
Engineered by
Roger Young
Additional Recording by Dave Iveland
"I Believe You" Engineered by Ray Gerhardt
Mixed at Sound Labs and A&M Recording Studios
Mix-down Engineer
: Roger Young
Assisted by Stewart Whitmore
Mastered at A&M Recording Studios by Bernie Grundman  


01 - Those Good Old Dreams

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tim May
Pedal Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness
Percussion : Karen Carpenter & Paulinho Da Costa
Harp : Gayle Levant
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

02 - Strength Of A Woman

Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin & Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Electric Guitar : Tim May & Tony Peluso
Oboe : Earl Dumler
Harp : Gayle Levant 
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter & The Carpettes (Karen Carpenter, Carolyn Dennis, Stephanie Spruill & Maxine Waters Willard)
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

03 - (Want You) Back In My Life Again

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tim May
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa 
Synthesizer Programming : Daryl Dragon & Ian Underwood
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

04 - When You’ve Got What It Takes

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : John "JR" Robinson
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter 
Acoustic Guitar : Tim May
Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso
Oboe : Earl Dumler 
Harp : Gayle Levant
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

05 - Somebody’s Been Lyin'

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic Guitar : Tim May
Percussion : Peter Limonick
Harp : Gayle Levant
Oboe : Earl Dumler 
Concertmaster & Solo : Jerry Vinci

06 - I Believe You

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tim May 
Congas : Jerry Steinholtz
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff
Vocals Arranged by Richard Carpenter

07 - Touch Me When We’re Dancing

Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic & Electric Guitar : Tony Peluso & Tim May
Harp : Gayle Levant
Oboe : Earl Dumler 
Percussion : Paulinho Da Costa
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter & The Carpettes (Karen Carpenter, Carolyn Dennis, Stephanie Spruill & Maxine Waters Willard)
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

08 - When It’s Gone (It’s Just Gone)

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Larrie Londin & Karen Carpenter
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Acoustic Guitar : Dennis Budimir & Fred Tackett
Electric Guitar : Tim May & Tony Peluso
Pedal Steel Guitar : Jay Dee Maness
Percussion : Karen Carpenter & Bob Conti
Oboe : Earl Dumler
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

09 - Beechwood 4-5789

Background vocals : Karen & Richard Carpenter
Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Electric Guitar : Tim May
Harp : Gayle Levant
Tenor Sax : Tom Scott
Concertmaster : Jimmy Getzoff

10 - Because We Are In Love (The Wedding Song)

Bass : Joe Osborn
Drums : Ron Tutt
Keyboards : Richard Carpenter
Electric Guitar : Tim May
Percussion : Peter Limonick
Harp : Gayle Levant
Choir : The O.K. Chorale under the direction of Ron Hicklin, Conducted by Frank Pooler
Concertmaster : Jerry Vinci