Neil Diamond discography

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The discography of American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond includes 32 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
2013 Classic Christmas Album[7]
2014 Melody Road Capitol 3 4 8 21
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 2x Platinum
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
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 31
2009 The Essential Neil Diamond (Limited Edition 3.0) 89[8]
2010 Icon
2011 The Bang Years, 1966–1968 88
The Very Best of Neil Diamond:
The Original Studio Recordings
Columbia/Legacy 45 5 40
2014 All-Time Greatest Hits Capitol 15 31 51

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[9]

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[10]
"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" 16 - 67 - - - - - - -
"You Got To Me" "Someday Baby" 1967 18 - 69 - - - - - - -
"Girl, You'll Be a Woman Soon" (charted in Netherlands in 1971) "You'll Forget" 10 - 34 - - - 27 - - -
"Thank the Lord for the Night Time" "The Long Way Home" 13 - 53 - - - - - - -
"Kentucky Woman" "The Time Is Now" Oct 22 - 58 - - - - - - -
"New Orleans" "Hanky Panky" 1968 51 - 55 - - - - - - -
"Red, Red Wine" "Red Rubber Ball" 62 - 78 - - - - - - -
"Brooklyn Roads" "Holiday Inn Blues" 58 - - - - - - - - -
"Two-Bit Manchild" "Broad Old Woman (6 AM Insanity)" 66 - 83 - - - - - - -
"Shilo" "La Bamba" 24 - - - - - - - - -
"Sunday Sun" "Honey Drippin' Times" 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[10]
"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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