RELEASE
May 19, 1992
LABEL
Columbia
GENRES
Pop/Rock, Soft Rock, AM Pop, Adult Contemporary, Contemporary Pop/Rock

Album Review

Columbia has been Diamond's label since 1973, and it acquired the rights to his Bang material of 1966-1968. But MCA still controls the recordings from 1968-1973. That's why (although you won't find out by reading the album cover) this two-disc, 37-track retrospective consists of the original versions of such hits as "Cherry, Cherry" (1966) and "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" (1978) but covers the middle period with re-recordings and live renditions of 13 of Diamond's biggest hits. As such, this collection gets only a qualified recommendation.
William Ruhlmann, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Solitary Manhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334324&id=206334234
  2. Cherry, Cherryhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334331&id=206334234
  3. I Got the Feelin' (Oh No, No)http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334367&id=206334234
  4. Thank the Lord for the Night Timehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334375&id=206334234
  5. Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soonhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334382&id=206334234
  6. Kentucky Womanhttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334385&id=206334234
  7. Shilohttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334391&id=206334234
  8. You Got to Mehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334394&id=206334234
  9. Brooklyn Roads [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334398&id=206334234
  10. Red, Red Wine [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334430&id=206334234
  11. I'm a Believer [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334433&id=206334234
  12. Sweet Carolinehttp://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334436&id=206334234
  13. Soolaimonhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  14. Cracklin' Rosie [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334447&id=206334234
  15. Song Sung Blue [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334456&id=206334234
  16. Play Me [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334547&id=206334234
  17. Holly Holy [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334561&id=206334234
  18. Morningside [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334610&id=206334234
  19. Crunchy Granola Suite [Live]http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewAlbum?i=206334613&id=206334234
  20. Brother Love's Traveling Salvation Show [Live]http://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  21. I Am...I Said [Live]http://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  22. Behttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  23. Longfellow Serenadehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  24. Beautiful Noisehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  25. If You Know What I Meanhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  26. Desiréehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  27. September Morn'http://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  28. You Don't Bring Me Flowershttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  29. Forever in Blue Jeanshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  30. Hello Againhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  31. Americahttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  32. Love on the Rockshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  33. Yesterday's Songshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  34. Heartlighthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  35. Headed for the Futurehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  36. Heartbreak Hotelhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
  37. All I Really Need Is Youhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/neil-diamond-the-greatest/id206334234?uo=5
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