Stones (Neil Diamond album)

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Stones
Studio album by Neil Diamond
Released 1971
Recorded 1971
Genre Pop
Length 32:52
Label MCA Records
Producer Tom Catalano
Neil Diamond chronology
Tap Root Manuscript
(1970)
Stones
(1971)
Moods
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Rolling Stone (mixed)[1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Stones is the seventh studio album by Neil Diamond, recorded and released in 1971. It was one of the biggest hit recordings of his career. The conductors and arrangers were Lee Holdridge, Marty Paich and Larry Muhoberac.

Early copies of the LP album featured a picture label and a unique version of the cover with a button-string style closure on the back. The cover itself was styled as an envelope that opened from the top. This was later abandoned and replaced with a standard side-opening sleeve.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "I Am...I Said"   Neil Diamond 3:32
2. "The Last Thing on My Mind"   Tom Paxton 3:31
3. "Husbands and Wives"   Roger Miller 3:54
4. "Chelsea Morning"   Joni Mitchell 2:32
5. "Crunchy Granola Suite"   Neil Diamond 3:14
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Stones"   Neil Diamond 3:02
2. "If You Go Away"   Jacques Brel, Rod McKuen 3:47
3. "Suzanne"   Leonard Cohen 4:41
4. "I Think It's Gonna Rain Today"   Randy Newman 2:36
5. "I Am...I Said (Reprise)"   Neil Diamond 2:33

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