Worldwide Charts

AUSTRALIA
Singles
1970 Close To You (#1 for 3 weeks)
1970 We’ve Only Just Begun #6
1971 For All We Know #10
1971 Rainy Days and Mondays #35
1971 Superstar #35
1972 Hurting Each Other #4
1972 It’s Going To take Sometime #24
1972 Goodbye To Love #25
1973 Sing #24
1973 Yesterday Once More #9
1973 Top Of The World (#1 for 4 weeks)
1974 Jambalaya #95
1974 I Won’t Last A Day Without You #63
1975 Please Mr. Postman (#1 for 5 weeks)
1975 Only Yesterday #16
1975 Solitaire #61
1976 There’s A Kind Of Hush #33
1976 I Need To Be In Love #47
1977 All You Get From Love Is A Love Song #89
1977 Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft #13
1978 Sweet Sweet Smile #100
1981 Touch Me When We’re Dancing #78
1983 Make Believe It’s Your First Time #80

Albums
Ticket To Ride #19
Close To You #16
Carpenters #16
A Song For You #6
Now & Then #3
Singles 1969-1973 #19
Horizon #21
A Kind Of Hush #57
Passage #48
Made In America #50
Voice of the Heart #54
Very Best of the Carpenters #1
Only Yesterday #9
Their Greatest Hits #9
Ultimate Collection #41

AUSTRIA
Singles
Jambalaya #8

Albums
Beautiful Moments #2

BRAZIL
Singles
Close To You #2
We’ve Only Just Begun #3
Superstar #3
Hurting Each Other #3
Sing #4
Please Mr. Postman #2
Only Yesterday #2
Make Believe It’s Your First Time #17

CANADA
Singles
Close To You (#1 for 2 weeks)
We’ve Only Just Begun (#1 for 1 week)
Mr. Guder #50
For All We Know (#5)
Rainy Days And Mondays (#3 for 2 weeks)
Superstar (#3 for 3 weeks)
Hurting Each Other (#2)
It’s Going To Take Sometime (#13 for 4 weeks)
Goodbye To Love (#4 for 1 week)
Sing (#4 for 2 weeks)
Yesterday Once More (#2 for 2 weeks)
Top Of The World (#1 for 2 weeks)
I Won’t Last a Day Without You (#7)
Please Mr. Postman (#1 for 1 week)
Only Yesterday (#2)
Solitaire #12
There’s A Kind Of Hush (#8)
I Need To Be In Love (#24)
All You Get From Love Is A Love Song (#38)
Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (#9)
Sweet Sweet Smile (#33)
I Believe You #81

Albums
Close To You #1
Carpenters #6
A Song For You #5
Now & Then #2
The Singles 1969-1973 #1
Horizon #4
A Kind of Hush #22
Passage #57

FRANCE
Singles
Close To You #1
We’ve Only Just Begun #1
For All We Know #1
Rainy Days and Mondays #5
Superstar #1
Hurting Each Other #10
It’s Going To Take Sometime #9
Goodbye To Love #3
Yesterday Once More #1
Only Yesterday #2
Solitaire #2
All You Get From Love Is A Love Song #2
Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft #1

Albums
The Singles 1969-1973 #2

GERMANY
Singles
Yesterday Once More (#21)
Top Of The World (#38)
Jambalaya (#50)
Only Yesterday (#43)
Please Mr. Postman (#5)
Sweet Sweet Smile (#22)

Albums
Horizon #42
Beautiful Moments #1
Gold: Greatest Hits #24
40/40 #7

IRELAND
Singles
1970 Close To You #6
1972 Goodbye To Love #12
1973 Yesterday Once More #8
1973 Top Of The World #3
1974 Jambalaya #12
1975 Please Mr. Postman #2
1975 Only Yesterday #5
1976 There’s A Kind Of Hush #7
1976 I Need To Be In Love #14
1977 Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft #1 (Carpenters’ biggest Irish hit)
1983 Make Believe It’s Your First Time #20
1990 Close To You/Merry Christmas Darling #18

Albums
Gold: Greatest Hits #32
Love Songs #73
Singles 1969-1981 #43

JAPAN
Singles
(They Long To Be) Close To You #71
We’ve Only Just Begun #71
Rainy Days and Mondays #72
Superstar #7
Bless The Beasts and The Children #85
Hurting Each Other #56
It’s Going To Take Some Time #48
Goodbye To Love #55
Top Of The World (first issue) #21
Sing #18
Yesterday Once More #5
Jambalaya #28
Top Of The World (reissue) #52
I Won’t Last A Day Without You #40
Please Mister Postman #11
Only Yesterday #12
Solitaire #44
There’s a Kind of Hush #27
I Need To Be In Love #62
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do #71
All You Get From Love is a Love Song #68
Sweet Sweet Smile #59
I Need To Be In Love (rerelease) #5
Rainbow Connection #47
Top Of The World (rerelease) #83

Albums
Ticket To Ride #88
Close To You #53
Carpenters #47
Golden Prize #3
Golden Double Deluxe #10
A Song For You #5
Gem I #12
Max 20 #26
Now And Then #1
Gem II #3
Singles 1969-1973 #1
Golden Prize II #1
Big Star #20
Live In Japan #8
Horizon #1
A Kind Of Hush #5
Special Series #36
Live At The Palladium #24
Passage #7
Made In America #44
Ketteiban #61
Voice Of The Heart #41
Yesterday Once More #35
Only Yesterday #25
22 Hits of the Carpenters #3
Singles 1969-1981 #73
As Time Goes By #18
Gold #79
40/40 #3

MEXICO
Singles
Close To You  #4

NETHERLANDS
Singles
Close To You #33
Rainy Days and Mondays #21
Superstar #21
Yesterday Once More #7
Top Of The World #14
Jambalya #3
Please Mr. Postman #29
Solitaire #14
Sweet, Sweet Smile #22

Albums
Now And Then #2
Singles 1969-1973 #2
Horizon #21
Beautiful Love Songs #27
The Collection #40
Only Yesterday Greatest Hits #4
Their Greatest Hits #3
Yesterday Once More: De Nederlandse Singles (2001) #22
Ultimate Collection #17
Collected #25

NEW ZEALAND
Singles
Close To you #9
Yesterday Once More #13
Please Mr. Postman #1 (5 weeks)
Only Yesterday #10
Solitaire #6
There’s A Kind Of Hush #5
Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft #19
Touch Me When We’re Dancing #22
Beechwood 4-5789 #10

Albums
Horizon #3
A Kind Of Hush #15
Only Yesterday #25
The Very Best of the Carpenters #2
Their Greatest Hits (1990) #1
Gold: Greatest Hits #17

NORWAY
Singles
Yesterday Once More #6
Please Mr. Postman #33

Albums
Now And Then #12
Horizion #5
A Kind Of Hush #17
Only Yesterday #8
Love Songs #34
40/40 #2

SOUTH AFRICA
Singles
Hurting Each Other #18
Please Mr. Postman #1 for 5 weeks

SPAIN
Singles
Close To You #10

Albums
40/40 #92

SWITZERLAND
Please Mr. Postman #5 for 2weeks

TAIWAN
Singles
Superstar #7

UNITED KINGDOM
Singles
1970 Close To You (#6)
1971 We’ve Only Just Begun (#28)
1971 Superstar / For All We Know (#18)
1972 Merry Christmas Darling (#45)
1972 Goodbye To Love / I Won’t Last A Day Without You (#9)
1973 Yesterday Once More (#2)
1973 Top Of The World (#5)
1974 Jambalaya (#12)
1974 I Won’t Last A Day Without You (#32)
1975 Please Mr. Postman (#2)
1975 Only Yesterday (#7)
1975 Solitaire (#32)
1975 Santa Claus Is Coming To town (#37)
1976 There’s A Kind Of Hush (#22)
1976 I Need To Be In Love (#36)
1977 Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (#9)
1978 Sweet Sweet Smile (#40)
1983 Make Believe It’s Your First Time (#60)
1990 Close To You / Merry Christmas Darling (#25)
1993 Rainy Days And Mondays (#63)
1994 Tryin’ To Get The Feeling Again (#44)

Albums
Ticket To Ride #20 (charted in 1975)
Close To You #23
Carpenters #12
A Song For You #13
Now & Then #2
Singles 1969-1973 #1
Horizon #1
A Kind Of Hush #3
Live At The Palladium #28
Passage #12
Christmas Portrait #104
Made In America #12
Voice of the Heart #6
Yesterday Once More #10
Lovelines #73
Only Yesterday #1
Interpretations #29
Love Songs #47
Gold: 35th Anniversary #4
40/40 #21

UNITED STATES
Singles
1970 Close To You (#1)
1971 We’ve Only Just Begun (#2)
1971 For All We Know (#3)
1971 Rainy Days and Mondays (#2)
1971 Superstar (#2)
1972 Bless The Beasts and Children (#67)
1972 Hurting Each Other (#2)
1972 It’s Going To Take sometime (#12)
1972 Goodbye To Love (#7)
1973 Sing (#3)
1973 Yesterday Once More (#2)
1973 Top Of The World (#1)
1974 I Won’t Last A Day Without You (#11)
1975 Please Mr. Postman (#1)
1975 Only Yesterday (#4)
1975 Solitaire (#17)
1976 There’s A Kind Of Hush (#12)
1976 I Need To Be In Love (#25)
1976 Goofus (#56)
1977 All You Get From Love Is A Love Song (#35)
1977 Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (#32)
1978 Sweet Sweet Smile (#44)
1978 I Believe You (#68)
1981 Touch Me When We’re Dancing (#16)
1981 (Want You) Back In My Life Again (#72)
1981 Those Good Old Dreams (#63)
1982 Beechwood 4-5789 (#74)
1983 Make Believe It’s Your First Time (#101)

Albums
Ticket To Ride #150 (charted in 1971)
Close To You #2
Carpenters #2
A Song For You #4
Now & Then #2
Singles 1969-1973 #1
Horizon #13
A Kind Of Hush #33
Passage #49
Christmas Portrait #113
Made In America #52
Voice of the Heart #46
An Old Fashioned Christmas #190
Yesterday Once More #144
Love Songs #106
Singles 1969-1981 #125
Gold: 35th Anniversary #101

Global Chart – United World Chart
(This chart only shows the Top 10 Singles for each week)

1970 Close To You #3
1970 We’ve Only Just Begun #7
1971 Rainy Days and Mondays #6
1971 Superstar #2
1972 Hurting Each Other #3
1973 Sing #5
1973 Yesterday Once More #1 (3 weeks)
1973 Top of the World #3 (4 weeks)
1975 Please Mr. Postman #1 (5 weeks)
1975 Only Yesterday #1 (5 weeks)

One Response to “Worldwide Charts”

  1. karl January 28, 2015 at 2:30 am # Reply

    Hi
    Carpenters only had 3 hit singles in France which included their biggest hit Sing which peaked at no 21 in 1973.This information is from Craig Halstead book .Carpenters Top 40 Hits.

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