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The Essential Collection
This is basically a "redo" of the set "From the Top". There are a few minor track changes. A few songs were dropped and replaced and all of the major hits are here; that was something missing on "From the Top".
Also, the Carpenters' entire catalog was remastered in the late 90's, so this set has a better sound than the set it was created to replace.
When this album was released, I didn't purchase it. I already had "From the Top" and didn't want to spend the money, as it was somewhat pricey. I ran across this copy @2017 at a used CD store and it was VERY reasonable, so I went ahead and purchased.
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