Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Solitary Man
2:33
2 Cherry, Cherry
2:42
3 I Got the Feelin' (Oh No, No)
2:14
4 Kentucky Woman
2:26
5 Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon
2:55
6 You Got to Me
2:48
7 Red, Red Wine
2:42
8 Thank the Lord for the Night Time
3:01
9 I'm a Believer
2:43
10 Sweet Caroline
3:22
11 Song Sung Blue
4.5 3:14
12 Holly Holy
4:31
13 I Am... I Said
4 3:34
14 Cracklin' Rosie
5 3:00
15 Play Me (live)
4:22
16 Morningside (live)
5:26
17 Crunchy Granola Suite (live)
4:06
18 Brooklyn Roads (live)
5:29
19 Soolaimon (live)
5:07
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 America
Neil Diamond 4.5 4:20
2 Hello Again
Neil Diamond 3:40
3 Love on the Rocks
Neil Diamond 3:40
4 Captain Sunshine (live)
Neil Diamond 3:21
5 He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother (live)
Neil Diamond 3:46
6 Medley: Yes I Will / Lady Magdalene (live)
Neil Diamond 7:01
7 Shilo (live)
Neil Diamond 3:57
8 Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show (live)
Neil Diamond 5:02
9 If You Know What I Mean
Neil Diamond 3 3:43
10 Beautiful Noise
Neil Diamond 3 3:27
11 You Don't Bring Me Flowers
Neil Diamond with Barbra Streisand 3:16
12 Desirée
Neil Diamond 4 3:18
13 Forever in Blue Jeans
Neil Diamond 3:39
14 September Morn
Neil Diamond 3:52
15 I've Been This Way Before
Neil Diamond 3:48
16 Yesterday's Songs
Neil Diamond 3 2:51
17 Heartlight
Neil Diamond 4:26
18 Headed for the Future
Neil Diamond 4:06
19 You Are the Best Part of Me
Neil Diamond 3:59

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Charles Calello (track 10)
composer:
Neil Diamond (track 1)
Neil Diamond (1966) (tracks 2–3, 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (tracks 4–8, 18)
Neil Diamond (1969) (tracks 10, 12)
Neil Diamond (1970) (track 14)
Neil Diamond (1971) (tracks 13, 17)
Neil Diamond (1972) (tracks 11, 16)
engineer:
Brooks Arthur (tracks 1–9)
Phil Ramone (tracks 1–9)
Armin Steiner (tracks 10–14)
Bernie Becker (track 15)
lyricist:
Neil Diamond (1966) (tracks 1–2, 9)
Neil Diamond (1967) (tracks 6–8)
Neil Diamond (1969) (track 12)
Neil Diamond (1970) (track 14)
Neil Diamond (1971) (tracks 13, 17)
Neil Diamond (1972) (track 11)
mixer:
Bernie Becker (track 19)
Ron Hitchcock (track 16)
Allen Sides (tracks 17–18)
producer:
Jeff Barry (tracks 1–9)
Tom Catalano (tracks 10–14)
Tommy Cogbill (tracks 10, 12)
Neil Diamond (tracks 10–11, 14–19)
Ellie Greenwich (tracks 1–9)
Alan E. Lindgren (track 19)
recorded by:
Ron Hitchcock (1983) (track 16)
Allen Sides (1986) (track 18)
Allen Sides (1992-10-05) (track 17)
Bernie Becker (2001-10-28) (track 19)
translator:
Beppe Wolgers (track 19)
writer:
Neil Diamond (1970) (track 19)
Neil Diamond (1972) (track 15)
publisher:
Foray Music (track 9)
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) (track 18)
Stonebridge Music (track 9)
Bang Records (US disco) (1967) (track 5)
Bang Records (US disco) (1968) (track 7)
MCA Records (1967–2003; name as in imprint from 1972–1990) (1969) (track 10)
is based on:
later parody versions:
I'm A Receiver (track 9)
Psalms Come True (track 11)
later translated versions:
Ljuva dröm (track 12)
later versions:
Au bout des rails (track 14)
C'est bon l'amour (track 2)
Chanson bleue (Sacha Distel song) (track 11)
Miss Caroline (track 10)
Som en sång (track 11)
Säg finns jag till (track 13)
Tout ça pour rien (track 13)
live recording of:
Morningside (1983) (track 16)
Brooklyn Roads (1986) (track 18)
Crunchy Granola Suite (1992-10-05) (track 17)
Play Me (1994-05-23) (track 15)
Soolaimon (2001-10-28) (track 19)
recording of:
You Got to Me (track 6)
Solitary Man (1966-02) (track 1)
Cherry, Cherry (1966-08) (track 2)
Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon (1967) (track 5)
Red Red Wine (1967) (track 7)
I’m a Believer (1967-02) (track 9)
Kentucky Woman (1967-09) (track 4)
Holly Holy (1969) (track 12)
Sweet Caroline (1969) (track 10)
Cracklin' Rosie (1970-10) (track 14)
I Am... I Said (1971-09) (track 13)
Song Sung Blue (1972-06) (track 11)
translated version of:
Soolaimon (track 19)

CD 2

additional composer:
Neil Diamond (1977) (track 11)
composer:
Neil Diamond (track 15)
Alan Bergman (American lyricist) (1977) (track 11)
Richard Bennett (American guitarist) (1978) (track 13)
Neil Diamond (1978) (track 13)
Neil Diamond (1980) (track 1)
conductor:
Tom Hensley (track 13)
engineer:
John Arias (engineer) (tracks 17–18)
Bernie Becker (track 19)
Andy Bloch (tracks 1–3, 14, 16)
Val Garay (track 12)
Humberto Gatica (tracks 17–18)
Mick Guzauski (tracks 17–18)
Ron Hitchcock (tracks 1–3, 11, 13–14, 16)
Alan Mason (recording engineer) (track 19)
Rick Ruggieri (tracks 11, 13)
Bill Schnee (tracks 11–14)
Allen Sides (tracks 17–18)
Armin Steiner (track 15)
lyricist:
Alan Bergman (American lyricist) (1977) (track 11)
Marilyn Bergman (1977) (track 11)
Neil Diamond (1980) (track 1)
mixer:
Bernie Becker (tracks 4–8)
orchestrator:
Tom Hensley (track 13)
producer:
Peter Asher (track 19)
Burt Bacharach (track 17)
Tom Catalano (track 15)
Neil Diamond (tracks 4–8, 16–18)
Bob Gaudio (tracks 1–3, 11–14)
Alan E. Lindgren (tracks 4–8)
Robbie Robertson (tracks 9–10)
Carole Bayer Sager (track 17)
Dennis St. John (track 16)
recorded by:
Bernie Becker (2001-10-20) (tracks 4–5)
Bernie Becker (2001-10-28) (tracks 6–8)
writer:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 5)
Bobby Scott (track 5)
Neil Diamond (1976) (tracks 9–10)
Neil Diamond (1977) (track 12)
Neil Diamond (1980) (track 2)
Alan E. Lindgren (1980) (track 2)
Neil Diamond (1981) (track 16)
Burt Bacharach (1982) (track 17)
Neil Diamond (1982) (track 17)
Carole Bayer Sager (1982) (track 17)
Neil Diamond (1985) (track 18)
publisher:
Heath Levy Music (track 5)
later parody versions:
Som'muv'velii (track 5)
later translated versions:
Freunde (track 5)
live cover recording of:
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother (2001-10-20) (track 5)
recording of:
Hello Again (track 2)
I've Been This Way Before (1974-09) (track 15)
If You Know What I Mean (1976) (track 9)
Beautiful Noise (1976-06) (track 10)
Desirée (1977) (track 12)
Forever in Blue Jeans (1978-11) (track 13)
You Don't Bring Me Flowers (1978-11) (track 11)
America (Neil Diamond song) (1980-10) (track 1)
Yesterday’s Songs (1981) (track 16)
Heartlight (1982) (track 17)

Release

art direction: Mary Maurer
design/illustration: Michael Lau-Robles
Mary Maurer
mastering: Joseph M. Palmaccio
photography: Tom Bert (Photographer)
George Hurrell
Neal Preston (photographer)
producer: Neil Diamond
Al Quaglieri
ASIN: US: B00005R5SO [info]

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/128564 [info]