Label: A&M Records - LP 393 519-1 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: Spain • Genre: Rock • Style: Folk Rock
The title for the album was suggested by Karen and Richard's mother, Agnes Carpenter. As an outgrowth of the Rick Nelson Garden Party incident, an oldies revival occurred in pop music aroundso Side "B" of the album featured an oldies medley. The medley starts with the Carpenters' original song " Yesterday Once More ". This is also one of only two albums where Karen did most or all of the drumming - the other being Offering later rereleased as Ticket to Ride.
She plays all of the drum tracks with the exception of " Jambalaya On the Bayou ", which had Los Angeles session drummer Hal Blaine on the drums. The LP album featured a three-panel cover that folded out, showing a panoramic view of Karen and Richard Carpenter driving past the Carpenter family home on Newville Avenue in Downey, California. Richard mentioned on Jay Leno's Garage that the car they drive by the house was a Pinto due to the shape.
Richard later sold the original red Ferrari featured on the album cover, but bought another car of the same type in The home's owners, the Parras, who had purchased it in from Richard Carpenter, after his mother's death inhad had enough of devotees turning up at the house and asking to be shown round, and they wanted to raze the main house.
The five-bedroom house had been bought by Karen and Richard for their parents in Karen collapsed in the upstairs bedroom of the house while suffering the heart attack that ultimately claimed her life in The property also contained an annex, now destroyed, that served as Richard and Karen's home studio and housed their awards and certification plaques.
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