The Feel of Neil Diamond

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The Feel of Neil Diamond
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Studio album by Neil Diamond
Released 1966
Recorded 1966
Genre Pop rock
Label Bang
Producer Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich
Neil Diamond chronology
The Feel of Neil Diamond
Just for You
Singles from The Feel of Neil Diamond
  1. "Solitary Man"
    Released: April 4, 1966
  2. "Cherry, Cherry"
    Released: July 1966
  3. "Oh No, No"
    Released: 1966

The Feel of Neil Diamond is Neil Diamond's debut album. It includes his first three big hits, "Solitary Man" (#55), "Cherry, Cherry" (#6) and "Oh No No" (#16). Artie Butler was responsible for the arrangements and conducting; with Leonard Linton being the photographer.

It has never been released on CD, but the CD The Bang Years includes all the tracks from this album and from Diamond's second album, Just for You.

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Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Solitary Man" Neil Diamond 2:32
2. "Red Rubber Ball" Bruce Woodley, Paul Simon 2:18
3. "La Bamba" Ritchie Valens 2:07
4. "Do It" Neil Diamond 2:24
5. "Hanky Panky" Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich 2:44
6. "Monday, Monday" John Phillips 2:56
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "New Orleans" Frank Guida, Joseph Royster 2:24
2. "Someday Baby" Neil Diamond 2:18
3. "Oh No No" Neil Diamond 2:13
4. "I'll Come Running" Neil Diamond 2:55
5. "Love to Love" Neil Diamond 2:18
6. "Cherry, Cherry" Neil Diamond 2:42