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Combined publishing of Columbia (Sony) and MCA.

Annotation last modified on 2017-03-26 18:38 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Sweet Caroline
5 3:32
2 Song Sung Blue
4.5 3:15
3 Cracklin' Rosie
5 3:00
4 Love on the Rocks
3 3:41
5 Beautiful Noise
3 3:27
6 Forever in Blue Jeans
3:41
7 Hello Again
4 4:08
8 Red, Red Wine
2:43
9 Everybody's Talkin'
2:48
10 Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon
2:56
11 I'm a Believer
2:41
12 Heartlight
4:28
13 Up on the Roof
3:32
14 Desiree
4 3:21
15 If You Know What I Mean
3 3:42
16 Longfellow Serenade
3 3:54
17 Play Me
5 3:53
18 You Got to Me
2:52
19 I (Who Have Nothing)
4:07
20 Skybird
2:23
21 Stargazer
2:43
22 Lady-Oh
3:52
23 Do It
2:22
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 I Am... I Said
Neil Diamond 4 3:35
2 Solitary Man
Neil Diamond 2:36
3 He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother
Neil Diamond 4:12
4 Cherry, Cherry
Neil Diamond 2:46
5 Walk on Water
Neil Diamond 3:07
6 Soolaimon
Neil Diamond 4 4:18
7 The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
Neil Diamond 3:39
8 Stones
Neil Diamond 4 3:06
9 You've Lost That Loving Feelin'
Neil Diamond with Dolly Parton 4:32
10 Morning Has Broken
Neil Diamond 3:04
11 Chelsea Morning
Neil Diamond 2:38
12 Mr. Bojangles
Neil Diamond 4:53
13 Yesterday's Songs
Neil Diamond 3 2:53
14 Thank the Lord for the Night Time
Neil Diamond 3:04
15 Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show
Neil Diamond 4 3:29
16 September Morn
Neil Diamond 3.5 3:54
17 Kentucky Woman
Neil Diamond 2:28
18 I Got the Feelin' (Oh No, No)
Neil Diamond 2:21
19 America
Neil Diamond 4 4:21
20 Holly, Holy
Neil Diamond 3 4:41
21 You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Neil Diamond with Barbra Streisand 3.35 3:23

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Charles Calello (track 1)
composer:
Fred Neil (track 9)
Neil Diamond (tracks 20–21)
Neil Diamond (1966) (track 11)
Neil Diamond (1967) (tracks 8, 10, 18)
Neil Diamond (1969) (track 1)
Neil Diamond (1970) (track 3)
Neil Diamond (1972) (track 2)
Richard Bennett (American guitarist) (1978) (track 6)
Neil Diamond (1978) (track 6)
conductor:
Tom Hensley (track 6)
engineer:
Brooks Arthur (tracks 8, 10–11)
Val Garay (track 14)
Ron Hitchcock (track 6)
Phil Ramone (tracks 8, 10–11)
Rick Ruggieri (track 6)
Bill Schnee (tracks 6, 14)
Armin Steiner (tracks 2–3)
lyricist:
Fred Neil (track 9)
Neil Diamond (tracks 20–21)
Neil Diamond (1966) (track 11)
Neil Diamond (1967) (tracks 8, 18)
Neil Diamond (1970) (track 3)
Neil Diamond (1972) (track 2)
orchestrator:
Tom Hensley (track 6)
producer:
Jeff Barry (tracks 8, 10–11)
Tom Catalano (tracks 2–3)
Bob Gaudio (tracks 6, 14)
Ellie Greenwich (tracks 8, 10–11)
Robbie Robertson (tracks 5, 15)
Neil Diamond (tracks 2–3)
writer:
Neil Diamond (1972) (track 17)
Neil Diamond (1974) (track 16)
Neil Diamond (1976) (tracks 5, 15)
Neil Diamond (1977) (track 14)
Gilbert Bécaud (1980) (track 4)
Neil Diamond (1980) (tracks 4, 7)
Alan E. Lindgren (1980) (track 7)
Burt Bacharach (1982) (track 12)
Neil Diamond (1982) (track 12)
Carole Bayer Sager (1982) (track 12)
publisher:
Colgems - EMI (track 11)
Foray Music (track 11)
Stonebridge Music (track 11)
Bang Records (US disco) (1967) (track 10)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 8)
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) (1969) (track 1)
cover recording of:
is based on:
later parody versions:
I'm A Receiver (track 11)
Psalms Come True (track 2)
later translated parody versions:
later translated versions:
later versions:
Au bout des rails (track 3)
Chanson bleue (Sacha Distel song) (track 2)
Miss Caroline (track 1)
Som en sång (track 2)
part of:
recording of:
Heartlight (track 12)
Play Me (track 17)
Skybird (track 20)
Stargazer (track 21)
Sweet Caroline (track 1)
Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon (1967) (track 10)
Red Red Wine (1967) (track 8)
You Got to Me (1967) (track 18)
I’m a Believer (1967-02) (track 11)
Cracklin’ Rosie (1970-10) (track 3)
Song Sung Blue (1972-06) (track 2)
Longfellow Serenade (1974) (track 16)
If You Know What I Mean (1976) (track 15)
Beautiful Noise (1976-06) (track 5)
Desirée (1977) (track 14)
Forever in Blue Jeans (1978-11) (track 6)
Hello Again (1980) (track 7)
Love on the Rocks (from "The Jazz Singer") (1980) (track 4)
referred to in medleys:
More Stars ("More Stars" (12" Mix) - 11:53) (track 3)

CD 2

additional composer:
Neil Diamond (1977) (track 21)
arranger:
Anders Neglin (track 10)
composer:
Joni Mitchell (track 11)
[traditional] (Special Purpose Artist) (track 10)
Neil Diamond (tracks 2, 8)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 12)
Neil Diamond (1966) (tracks 4, 18)
Neil Diamond (1967) (tracks 14, 17)
Neil Diamond (1969) (tracks 15, 20)
Neil Diamond (1971) (track 1)
Alan Bergman (American lyricist) (1977) (track 21)
Neil Diamond (1980) (track 19)
engineer:
Brooks Arthur (tracks 2, 4, 14, 17)
Andy Bloch (tracks 13, 19)
Ron Hitchcock (tracks 13, 19)
Phil Ramone (tracks 2, 4, 14, 17)
Armin Steiner (track 1)
lyricist:
Joni Mitchell (track 11)
Neil Diamond (track 8)
Eleanor Farjeon (track 10)
Jerry Jeff Walker (track 12)
Neil Diamond (1966) (tracks 2, 4)
Neil Diamond (1967) (track 14)
Neil Diamond (1969) (track 20)
Neil Diamond (1971) (track 1)
Alan Bergman (American lyricist) (1977) (track 21)
Marilyn Bergman (1977) (track 21)
Neil Diamond (1980) (track 19)
performer:
Dolly Parton (track 9)
producer:
Jeff Barry (tracks 2, 4, 14, 17)
Tom Catalano (tracks 1, 8, 11)
Bob Gaudio (tracks 19, 21)
Ellie Greenwich (tracks 2, 4, 14, 17)
Dennis St. John (track 13)
Neil Diamond (track 13)
translator:
Beppe Wolgers (track 6)
vocals:
Neil Diamond (track 21)
Barbra Streisand (track 21)
writer:
Bob Crewe (track 7)
Bob Gaudio (track 7)
Barry Mann (track 9)
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (tracks 3, 3)
Bobby Scott (US musician & producer) (tracks 3, 3)
Phil Spector (track 9)
Cynthia Weil (track 9)
Neil Diamond (1970) (track 6)
Gilbert Bécaud (1979) (track 16)
Neil Diamond (1979) (track 16)
Neil Diamond (1981) (track 13)
publisher:
ATV Music Ltd. (track 21)
Crazy Crow Music (track 11)
EMI Music Publishing Germany (GmbH & Co. KG) (track 9)
Heath Levy Music (tracks 3, 3)
Irving Music, Inc. (track 10)
cover recording of:
Chelsea Morning (track 11)
Mr. Bojangles (track 12)
later parody versions:
My Wand Has Broken (track 10)
Som'muv'velii (tracks 3, 3)
later translated versions:
Freunde (tracks 3, 3)
Le soleil ne brille plus (The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore) (track 7)
Ljuva dröm (track 20)
Soolaimon (track 6)
later versions:
C'est bon l'amour (track 4)
Tout ça pour rien (track 1)
recording of:
Holly Holy (track 20)
Morning Has Broken (track 10)
Soolaimon (track 6)
Soolaimon (track 6)
Stones (track 8)
Solitary Man (1966-02) (track 2)
Cherry, Cherry (1966-08) (track 4)
Kentucky Woman (1967-09) (track 17)
I Am… I Said (1971-09) (track 1)
You Don’t Bring Me Flowers (1978-10) (track 21)
September Morn (1979) (track 16)
America (Neil Diamond song) (1980-10) (track 19)
Yesterday’s Songs (1981) (track 13)
translated version of:
Soolaimon (track 6)
version of:
Skärgårdsmorgon (track 11)