Neil Diamond discography

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The discography of American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond includes 30 studio albums and 37 Top 40 hits. He has sold 75 million albums.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Label Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUS
[3]
NZ
[4]
1966 The Feel of Neil Diamond Bang 137
1967 Just for You 80
1968 Velvet Gloves and Spit
(re-released in 1970 with a new recorded version of "Shilo")
Uni
1969 Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show
(later renamed Sweet Caroline)
82
Touching You, Touching Me 30 9
1970 Tap Root Manuscript 13 19 31
  • US: Platinum[5]
1971 Stones 11 17 13
1972 Moods MCA 5 7 4
  • US: Platinum[5]
1973 Jonathan Livingston Seagull (soundtrack) Columbia 2 35 1 3
1974 Serenade 3 11 1 3
1976 Beautiful Noise 4 10 1 1
1977 I'm Glad You're Here With Me Tonight 6 16 5 1
  • US: 2× Platinum[5]
  • UK: Gold[6]
1978 You Don't Bring Me Flowers 4 15 5 2
  • US: 2× Platinum[5]
  • UK: Gold[6]
1979 September Morn 10 14 3 3
1980 The Jazz Singer (soundtrack) Capitol 3 3 10 24
  • US: 5× Platinum[5]
  • UK: Platinum[6]
1981 On the Way to the Sky Columbia 17 39 12 11
  • US: Platinum[5]
  • UK: Silver[6]
1982 Heartlight 9 43 8 37
  • US: Platinum[5]
  • UK: Silver[6]
1984 Primitive 35 7 45
1986 Headed for the Future 20 36 72
1988 The Best Years of Our Lives 46 42 92
1991 Lovescape 44 36 15
1992 The Christmas Album 8 50 30
  • US: 2× Platinum[5]
1993 Up on the Roof: Songs from the Brill Building 28 28 25
1994 The Christmas Album, Volume II 51
1996 Tennessee MoonA 14 12 2 13
1998 The Movie Album: As Time Goes By 31 68 43
2001 Three Chord Opera 15 49 3
2005 12 Songs 4 5 40 40
2008 Home Before Dark 1 1 9 1
2009 A Cherry Cherry Christmas 60
2010 Dreams 8 8 5 5
Notes
  • ATennessee Moon also reached #3 on the Country Albums chart.

Live albums[edit]

Year Title Label Peak chart positions Certifications
US UK AUS US[5]
1970 Gold: Recorded Live at the Troubadour Uni 10 23 34 2× Platinum
1972 Hot August Night MCA 5 21 1 2× Platinum
1977 Love at the Greek Columbia 8 3 7 2× Platinum
1987 Hot August Night II 59 74 52 Platinum
1994 Live in America 93 96 39 Gold
2003 Stages: Performances 1970–2002 (5 CDs of live recordings plus a DVD) 137
2009 Hot August Night/NYC (Walmart/Sam's Club Exclusive CD/DVD release) 2 14 21
2010 Hot August Night/NYC (2 Audio CD's of the 2009 DVD release)

Compilations[edit]

Year Title Label Peak chart positions Certifications
US UK AUS US[5]
1968 Neil Diamond's Greatest Hits Bang 100
1970 Shilo 52
1971 Do It 100
1972 Diamond's Diamonds 52
1973 Double Gold 36
Rainbow MCA 35 39 7 Gold
1974 Brooklyn Roads 40
His 12 Greatest Hits 29 13 32 4× Platinum
1976 Solitary Man 41
20 Super Hits 52
And the Singer Sings His Song MCA 102
1978 Early Classics Frog King
20 Golden Greats MCA 2
1980 The Very Best of Neil Diamond 30
1981 Love Songs 201 43 37 Gold
1982 12 Greatest Hits Vol. II 48 32 21 3× Platinum
1983 Classics: The Early Years 171 Platinum
1984 The Very Best of Neil Diamond 33 27
1992 The Essential Collection 17
The Greatest Hits: 1966–1992 90 1 1 3× Platinum
Glory Road: 1968-1972
1996 The Best of Neil Diamond 68
The Ultimate Collection 5 30
In My Lifetime 122 50 Gold
1999 The Neil Diamond Collection
2001 The Essential Neil Diamond 90 11 9 Platinum
2002 The Very Best of Neil Diamond
Play Me: The Complete Uni/MCA Studio Recordings MCA
2005 Gold Geffen
The Essential Greatest Hits Collection Columbia 8
2006 The Best of Neil Diamond 30
2007 Classic – The Universal Masters Collection
2008 The Best of Neil Diamond (2008 version) 7
2009 The Essential Neil Diamond (Limited Edition 3.0) 89[7]
2010 Icon
2011 The Bang Years, 1966–1968 88
The Very Best of Neil Diamond:
The Original Studio Recordings
Columbia/Legacy 45 5 40

Other appearances[edit]

Year Song Album
1978 "Dry Your Eyes" (live version) The Band's The Last Waltz
1994 "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" (live version with Barbra Streisand) Grammy's Greatest Moments Volume I[8]

Singles[edit]

1960s[edit]

Title A Title B Release date Chart positions Certifications
US US AC AUS BEL GER IRE NL NZ SWI UK RIAA[9]
"You Are My Love at Last" (w/ Jack Packer as "Neil and Jack") "What Will I Do" (w/ Jack Packer as "Neil and Jack") 1962 - - - - - - - - - -
"I'm Afraid" (w/ Jack Packer as "Neil and Jack") "Till You've Tried Love"(w/ Jack Packer as "Neil and Jack") - - - - - - - - - -
"At Night" "Clown Town" 1963 Jul - - - - - - - - - -
"Solitary Man" "Do It" 1966 55 - - - - - - - - -
"Cherry, Cherry" "I'll Come Running" 6 - 40 - - - - - - -
"I Got the Feelin' (Oh No No)" "The Boat That I Row" style="text-align:center;"| 16 - 67 - - - - - - -
"You Got To Me" "Someday Baby" 1967 style="text-align:center;"| 18 - 69 - - - - - - -
"Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" (charted in Netherlands in 1971) "You'll Forget" style="text-align:center;"| 10 - 34 - - - 27 - - -
"Thank the Lord for the Night Time" "The Long Way Home" style="text-align:center;"| 13 - 53 - - - - - - -
"Kentucky Woman" "The Time is Now" style="text-align:center;"| 22 - 58 - - - - - - -
"New Orleans" "Hanky Panky" 1968 style="text-align:center;"| 51 - 55 - - - - - - -
"Red, Red Wine" "Red Rubber Ball" style="text-align:center;"| 62 - 78 - - - - - - -
"Brooklyn Roads" "Holiday Inn Blues" style="text-align:center;"| 58 - - - - - - - - -
"Two-Bit Manchild" "Broad Old Woman (6 AM Insanity)" style="text-align:center;"| 66 - 83 - - - - - - -
"Shilo" "La Bamba" Sep - - - - - - - - - -
"Sunday Sun"
"Honey Drippin' Times"
style="text-align:center;"| 68 - 96 - - - - - - -
"Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show" "A Modern Day Version of Love" 1969 Jan 29 22 - 44 - - - - - - -
"Sweet Caroline" (charted in Europe in 1971; except NL 1969) "Dig In" May 28 4 3 3 - 37 9 16 - - 8 Platinum
"Holly Holy" "Hurtin' You Don't Come Easy" Oct 13 6 5 3 - - - - - - - Platinum

1970s[edit]

Title A Title B Release date Chart positions Certifications
U.S. U.S. AC AUS BEL GER IRE NL NZ SWI U.K. RIAA[9]
"Shilo" (Alternate version) (charted in Germany in Nov. 1971) "La Bamba" 1970 24 8 23 - 21 - - - - -
"Until It's Time for You to Go" "And The Singer Sings His Song" 53 11 - - - - - - - -
"Soolaimón" "And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind" 30 5 23 - 22 - - - - -
"And The Grass Won't Pay No Mind" "Merry-Go-Round" - - 92 - - - - - - -
"Solitary Man" (1966 single version-Bang 519) "The Time is Now" 21 6 36 - - - - - - -
"Cracklin' Rosie" "Lordy" (live) 1 2 2 2 7 2 6 1 - 3 Platinum
"He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" "Free Life" 20 4 94 - - - - - - -
"Do It" "Hanky Panky" 36 25 - 15 - - 16 - - -
"I Am...I Said" "Done Too Soon" 1971 4 2 10 8 3 1 6 1 2 4
"Done Too Soon" "I Am...I Said" 65 30 - - - - - - - -
"I'm a Believer" "Crooked Street" 51 31 - - 23 - 29 - - -
"Stones" "Crunchy Granola Suite" 14 2 24 - 26 - - - - -
"Song Sung Blue" "Gitchy Goomy" 1972 1 1 5 5 6 17 3 1 1 14 Gold
"Play Me" "Porcupine Pie" 11 3 25 - 28 - - - - -
"Walk on Water" "High Rolling Man" 17 2 74 - 39 - - - - -
"Cherry, Cherry" (Live) "Morningside" (Live) 1973 31 19 52 - - - - - - -
"The Long Way Home" "Monday, Monday" 91 41 49 - - - - - - -
"The Last Thing on My Mind" "Canta Libre" (Live) 56 15 47 - - - - - - -
"Be" "Flight of the Gull (instrumental)" 34 11 29 - - - - - - -
"Skybird" "Lonely Looking Sky" 1974 75 24 74 - - - 6 - - -
"Longfellow Serenade" "Rosemary's Wine" 5 1 7 9 2 - 9 29 1 -
"I've Been This Way Before" "Reggae Strut" 1975 34 1 77 - 46 - - - - -
"The Last Picasso" "The Gift of Song" - 7 - - 43 - - - - -
"If You Know What I Mean" "Street Life" 1976 11 1 27 9 33 - 5 8 - 35
"Don't Think... Feel" "Home is a Wounded Heart" 43 4 - - - - - - - -
"Beautiful Noise" "Signs" - 8 - 6 6 4 3 - 6 13
"Stargazer" "Jungletime" 1977 - - - 28 39 - 24 - - -
"Lady-Oh" "Surviving the Life" - - - - - - 19 - - -
"Desiree" "Once in a While" 16 1 29 24 25 6 21 5 - 39
"Let Me Take You In My Arms Again" "As If" 1978 - - - - 25 - 29 - - -
"You Don't Bring Me Flowers" (w/ Barbra Streisand)A "You Don't Bring Me Flowers (instrumental)" 1 3 4 17 - 14 14 3 - 5 Platinum
"Forever in Blue Jeans"B "Remember Me" 1979 20 2 41 - 31 4 - 22 - 16
"Say Maybe" "Diamond Girls" 55 3 - - - - - - - -
"The American Popular Song" "Memphis Flyer" - - - - - - 38 - - -
"September Morn'" "I'm a Believer" 17 2 23 - - - - 19 - -
Notes
  • A"You Don't Bring Me Flowers" also reached #70 on the Country Singles chart.
  • B"Forever in Blue Jeans" also reached #73 on the Country Singles chart.

1980s[edit]

Title A Title B Release date Chart positions
U.S. U.S. AC AUS BEL GER IRE NL NZ SWI U.K.
"The Good Lord Loves You" "Jazz Time" 1980 67 23 - - - - - - - -
"Love on the Rocks" "Acapulco" 2 3 29 12 70 10 26 32 9 17
"Hello Again" "Amazed and Confused" 1981 6 3 - 21 - 18 37 - - 51
"America" "Songs of Life" Apr 4 8 1 - - - - - - - -
"Yesterday's Songs" "Guitar Heaven" 11 1 75 - - - - - - -
"On the Way to the Sky" "Save Me" 1982 27 4 - - - - - - - -
"Be Mine Tonight" "Right by You" 35 2 - - - - - - - -
"Heartlight" "You Don't Know Me" 5 1 29 23 - 21 - 23 - 47
"I'm Alive" "Lost Among the Stars" 1983 35 4 - - - - - - - -
"Front Page Story" "I'm Guilty" 65 5 - - - - - - - -
"Turn Around" "Brooklyn on a Saturday Night" 1984 62 4 - - - - - - - -
"Sleep With Me Tonight" "One-By-One" Sep - 24 - - - - - - - -
"You Make It Feel Like Christmas" "Crazy" Dec - 28 - - - - - - - -
"Headed For the Future" "Angel" 1986 53 10 - - - - - - - -
"The Story of My Life" "Love Doesn't Live Here Anymore" Jul - 11 - - - - - - - -
"I Dreamed a Dream" "Sweet Caroline" (Live) 1987 Oct - 13 - - - - - - - 90
"This Time" "If I Couldn't See You Again" Dec - 9 - - - 17 - - - 84
"The Best Years of Our Lives" "Carmelita's Eyes" 1989 Apr - 7 - - - - - - - -
"Baby Can I Hold You" Jul 1 - 28 - - - - - - - -

1990s and 2000s[edit]

Title Release date Chart positions
U.S. U.S. AC AUS BEL GER IRE NL NZ SWI U.K.
"If There Were No Dreams" 1991 Aug - 14 - - - - - - - -
"Don't Turn Around" Nov - 19 - - - - - - - -
"Hooked on the Memory of You" (w/ Kim Carnes) 1992 Mar - 23 - - - - - - - -
"All I Really Need Is You" Jul - - - - - - - - - -
"Morning Has Broken" Oct - - - - - - - - - 36
"You've Lost that Lovin' Feelin'" (w/ Dolly Parton) 1993 Sept - - - - - - - - - -
"Will You Love Me Tomorrow" Dec - - - - - - - - - -
"Play Me" (Live) 1994 Jul - - - - - - - - - -
"Marry Me" (w/ Buffy Lawson) 1996 Feb - - - - - - - - - -
"One Good Love" (w/ Waylon Jennings) Feb - - - - - - - - - -
"Can Anybody Hear Me" - - - - - - - - - -
"As Time Goes By" 1998 - - - - - - - - - -
"You Are the Best Part of Me" 2001 Jul 27 - 28 - - - - - - - -
"A Mission of Love" Nov 5 - - - - - - - - - -
"Delirious Love" 2006 Jan 9 - 31 - - - - - - - -
"Delirious Love" (w/ Brian Wilson) - 27 - - - - - - - -
"Pretty Amazing Grace" 2008 - 30 - - - - - - - 49
"If I Don't See You Again" - - - - - - - - - -
"Cherry Cherry Christmas" 2009 Dec 24 - 4 - - - - - - - -
"Yesterday" 2010 - - - - - - - - - -
"Midnight Train to Georgia" Nov - - - - - - - - - 151
"The Freedom Song (They'll Never Take Us Down)" 2013 July - - - - - - - - - -

References[edit]

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