Just for You (Neil Diamond album)

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Just For You
Studio album by Neil Diamond
Released September 16, 1967
Recorded 1967
Genre Pop, rock
Length 30:15
Label Bang Records
Producer Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
Neil Diamond chronology
The Feel of Neil Diamond
(1966)
Just for You
(1967)
Velvet Gloves and Spit
(1968)

Just for You is the name of Neil Diamond's second album. Like his debut, it has never been released on CD, though all but two of the tracks were made available on the Classics: The Early Years compilation. At some point or another, every single track on it was released either as an A-side or a B-side of a single, with many of them becoming big hits: "You Got to Me" (#18), "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" (#10), "Thank the Lord for the Night Time" (#13), "Red Red Wine" (#62), and "Shilo". Curiously, the year-old hit "Cherry Cherry" (from Diamond's first LP) also appears here, whilst the then-current hit "Kentucky Woman" (#22) does not. "Solitary Man" also re-appears in its 1966 version. This version would be re-released in 1970 and chart at #21. This was Diamond's first album consisting entirely of original material, and his final album for the Bang label.

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Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Neil Diamond.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon"   2:48
2. "The Long Way Home"   2:29
3. "Red Red Wine"   2:42
4. "You'll Forget"   2:50
5. "The Boat That I Row"   2:40
6. "Cherry, Cherry"   2:27
Side one
No. Title Length
1. "I'm a Believer"   2:43
2. "Shilo"   3:23
3. "You Got to Me"   2:45
4. "Solitary Man"   2:33
5. "Thank the Lord for the Night Time"   2:55